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Growing Up Together

Linda Ligon reminisces about her times working with former Handwoven photographer Joe Coca.

E.E. Gilmore: A Lifetime of Weaving

E.E. Gilmore was a weaver and loom builder whose influence continues to this day.

Prepare and Plan for Threading

The time spent planning and preparing for threading is time well spent.

An Overshot Scarf Like No Other

What makes a weaving “modern?” In Barbara Mitchell’s overshot scarf it’s taking a very traditional structure and turning it on its head.

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A Trio of Techniques

Leno lace, Brooks bouquet, and Danish medallions are 3 hand-manipulation techniques commonly used in weaving, especially on a rigid-heddle loom. Here’s a primer on how to do each one.

Summer Means Backyard Dyeing

Playing with safe and easy dyes seems like the perfect summer activity.

My Current Weaving Obsession: Hexagons

Many of us are attracted to the next shiny object. That may be why I’m weaving little hexagons these days.

Weave Your Way through Easy Weaving with Little Looms

One of my goals when creating each issue of Easy Weaving with Little Looms is that the projects are diverse enough that folks can build their skills by weaving through them. The 2020 issue is no exception.

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Ask Madelyn: Tabby on a Table Loom

A beginning weaver asks Madelyn how to weave tabby on a table loom if all 8 shafts are being used.

Call for Submissions: May/June 2021—Checks and Plaids

We are looking for some great checks and plaids project and article proposals for our May/June 2021 issue.

Hemp Waffle-Weave Bath Mitts

Angela recently reworked her cotton bath mitts from Handwoven January/February 2020 using hemp and was pleased with what she learned.

Media Picks Handwoven March April 2020

Learn about the latest and greatest weaving books with Handwoven's Media Picks department. Here's what we reviewed for the March/April 2020 issue.

Ask Madelyn: Blended Drafts Side-by-Side

Madelyn explains how to put 2 drafts, from 2 different structures, side-by-side in a single weaving.

Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Loom Safely

Wondering how to sanitize looms in a way that won’t damage the wood? Liz Moncrief has the answers.

I Had to “Get” Rigid-Heddle Looms to Appreciate Them.

I’m not sure why some things that are obvious to others aren’t so obvious to me. Here’s what I learned about weaving on the rigid-heddle loom that surprised me but wasn’t surprising.

Annapakshi–The mythical swan

Learn all about the mythical swan motif seen in textiles and art throughout India.

Nothing Says Happy Fourth! Like a Dog Leash

I might not have a holiday table, but I’ll have a Fourth of July dog.

A Trio of Techniques

Leno lace, Brooks bouquet, and Danish medallions are 3 hand-manipulation techniques commonly used in weaving, especially on a rigid-heddle loom. Here’s a primer on how to do each one.

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