Weaving as Protest

In their new exhibit, IMPACT: Climate Change, members of Tapestry Weavers West (TWW) and Tapestry Weavers in New England (TWiNE) showcase woven works focusing on the artists’ concerns related to climate change and how it affects the natural environment.

The Romantic Weaving Movie

Weaving is missing from the romantic movie genre. We need to fix that.

Call For Submissions: Handwoven January/February 2021 – Yarns With Impact

I doubt we can fix any of the world’s problems with weaving, but maybe we can weave in a way that has a positive impact on our world.

Editorial Calendar for Handwoven and Easy Weaving with Little Looms 2021

Start your weaving engines! Here is the editorial calendar for 2021.


Video Workshop: Beginning Weaving with Tom Knisely

This course will cover the basics of multi-shaft looms, warping comfortably, planning a project using your chosen yarn, weaving tips, and much more!

Video Workshop: Tablet Weaving Made Easy

Get ready to start tablet weaving with John Mullarkey! This course will cover tips for the best tablet-weaving tools and materials, how to read a tablet-weaving draft, and so much more!

Video Workshop: Expressive Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

In this course, join Esther Rodgers and learn a variety of techniques and effects to expand your creativity and enjoyment of weaving on a rigid heddle loom.


Italian Silk Noil: A Textured Silk Road

Long, lustrous fibers define the usual description of silk. Defying tradition, GIST Yarn & Fiber’s Italian Silk Noil travels a different road to warm, soft, textured fabrics.

Repair Heddles: Stop Twisting Yourself into a Pretzel!

There are several ways to make repair heddles. Here are two you might want to add to your repertoire.

Sorry, Not Sari

Indian fashion is far more than just saris. Learn about a few of the other Indian garments you might see in movies or read about in books.

The Musk Ox Farm: Magnificent Mammals, Fantastic Fiber

Take a step inside the Musk Ox Farm outside of Palmer, Alaska and learn a bit more about the majestic musk ox and its coveted fiber.

Auspicious Weaving

While you're weaving today, think of the Chinese New Year. Yesterday was the Chinese New Year’s Eve, which makes today the first day of the Year of the Pig.

Women's Suffrage Is Something to Celebrate.

2020 is the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote. Shouldn't we be celebrating?

Tips & Tricks for Warping Your Loom

“You have to be warped to weave.” Deb Essen knew she had to make warping enjoyable if she was going to continue to weave. Here are her warping tips.

BY: Deb Essen

Traditions: Marli Ehrman

Weaving Bauhaus Threads in Chicago

Notes From the Fell: Shrouds to Die For

Have you heard of green burials? Maybe, but have you ever considered weaving your own shroud? Join Tom as he considers his options.

Endnotes: Don't Throw the Past Away

Bringing weaving—or anything else—back to life requires nurturing and some external fuel.