To use a softer yarn for warp, I turned to an old technique: applying a coating to minimize the effects of abrasion.
World-renowned singer, teacher, spinner, and weaver Norman Kennedy recounts how he learned to spin and weave in the old days, what it was like to be Master Weaver at Colonial Williamsburg, and what's wrong with the waulkings you've seen on television.
What's as easy as plain weave but makes intriguing patterns? An inkle weaving technique known as turned krokbragd.
On July 14, France celebrates Bastille Day (or as they call it “Quatorze Juillet”), the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 that marked a turning point in the French Revolution—well, the first of their revolutions, anyway.
You can add a second heddle and push the limits of rigid-heddle weaving, even creating twill and doubleweave on a rigid-heddle loom!
What can you do at the sheep and wool festival? Along with the price of admission, you have access to demonstrations that can be the best part of your fiber festival weekend. Here are a few demos you can’t miss.
Growing up in southern Arizona, Jodi Ybarra loved rustic décor. Her Rustic Southwest Towels in earth-tone hues represent those rich colors of the desert.
The whip stitch is a great way to join pieces of woven fabric together that creates a nearly invisible seam on the "right" side of the fabric.
Recent natural disasters have some of us in the office wondering what we’d do if it were us. Here are 10 insurance tips for crafters - take stock now!