Textiles for an Arctic Adventure

Imagine taking a canoe trip with seven others in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge wearing bespoke voyageur sashes! A summer vacation like no other!

A Brief History of Turkish Towels

Turkish Towels have been, and still are, considered one of the best types of towels you can own. This article may inspire you to weave your own version!

Ask Madelyn: Overshot or Tied Overshot?

How can you tell whether a fabric was woven inwoven in overshot and tied overshot?

Americana Weaving and WIFs to Go With!

Our March/April 2019 Americana issue was filled with projects with roots in the USA. In anticipation of the upcoming 3-day Memorial Day weekend, I’ve uploaded to the Handwoven Library a collection of the WIFs for the issue!

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Problem-Solving Napkins

This free napkin pattern for subscribers might help you with a few of your own issues!

Embellish Your Fringe with Beads

It was an unexpected, but welcome, bonus to learn how to add beads to fringe in a video about weaving techniques. Check out this clip!

Ask Madelyn: Correlating Warp Color Orders and Drafts

Sometimes the relationship between the warp color order and the weaving draft isn't obvious and you have to read them carefully to understand their connection. Madelyn explains how.

Handwoven May/June 2023: Mud-Free Weaving!

We’ve all woven mud, those unlucky combinations of close values in warp and weft. You won’t find that problem in this issue of Handwoven.

A Tale of Twill

Madelyn van der Hoogt hated twills when she started weaving. But the introduction of colored publications in the 80s gave her a new love of twill weaving!

Least Optimal to Most Optimal

Sometimes, but not always, you can turn a weaving disaster into a weaving success.

Handwoven May/June 2023 Web Extras

Access the free web extra downloads for the projects in this issue of Handwoven magazine.

Innovate with Deflected Doubleweave!

I was expecting heavy weaving “stuff,” but instead I was amazed by Janney’s seemingly unlimited desire to explore DDW’s possibilities.

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Cotton Twill Scarves from Our Archives!

Two scarves with similar roots but different looks. Both are free for subscribers—choose your favorite!

Long Thread Podcast: Mary Zicafoose

Season 6, Episode 8: The resist-dye method known as ikat appears in handwovens from Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Guatemala, and across the world. Mary Zicafoose fell in love with this magic cloth long before she became an artist using it for painterly effect.

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