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.
Season 6, Episode 1: A fanatical weaver, Linda Ligon started a newsletter at her dining room table with an electric typewriter. Decades later, she's still in love with words on paper.
Season 5, Episode 9: From a newsletter built on her kitchen table to stewardship of a list of craft books, Marcia Young's craft medium is independent media.
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.
Season 5, Episode 7: Inspired by a class in traditional stitched shibori, Catharine Ellis put her own spin on the ancient resist-dye technique: using a loom to create a pattern for gathering, dyeing, and revealing a design on handwoven cloth.
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.
Season 5, Episode 2: If you're interested in raising, reeling, or working with silk from moth species around the world, you will find your way to Wormspit. Michael Cook's explorations of sericulture bring this Stone Age technology into modern hands.
In our lifetime, computers have connected artists to each other and opened a world of design possibilities. But although she's a leader in digital connections and explorations, Amy Norris is committed to the support of the weaving community's foundations.
Season 4, Episode 5: From her first encounter with doubleweave, Jennifer Moore was enchanted. The structure has not only formed her art practice and teaching repertoire but also led her to the heights of the Andes and the history of pre-Columbian art.
Season 4, Episode 2: Starting as a teenaged apprentice, John has made a life's work in learning, practicing, and sharing traditional Japanese fiber arts.