Cutting and sewing handwoven fabric is similar to but not exactly like doing the same with commercial fabrics. Here are some tips from our designers.
A simple twill can look more interesting and complex when stripes of color in the warp don’t line up perfectly with the twill.
Handwoven placemats and towels are perfect for beginner weavers. Learn how to weave placemats and towels from these 5 FREE beautiful weaving projects.
The striking tapestry winding around the back walls of the marketplace at Convergence is the result of Brecia Kralovic-Logan’s vision and hardwork. Here she talks about her project.
Season 5, Episode 4: Begun as a side project, Handweaving.net is a weaving draft library, collection of weaving software tools, archive of historic textile material, and weaving community—and Kris Bruland keeps looking for new ways to improve it.
Flax is one of the oldest fibers used for making cloth. The use of it in Egypt dates back to the 15th century where it was used for many things--including for mummy wrapping.
Whether you're looking for simple but powerful weaving software, an enormous collection of unique WIFs, or a creative set of draft editors, Handweaving.net invites you to choose your own weaving adventure.
Yvonne set herself the challenge of weaving a scarf that looks much like a knitted scarf that she loves. A link to her draft, pick-up instructions, and pick-up charts is included in this post.
Did you know the origin of the word sabotage is weaving-related? There are two competing etymologies, but both have to do with the textile industry.