Season 8, Episode 8: From his studio in the garret of his New England farmhouse, Justin produces the kind of cloth that would make weavers in every century sigh in admiration.
On Sunday, February 25, 2024, join us for free presentations and a trip to the marketplace.
You may think you know alpacas, but have you ever worked with Suri alpaca yarn? In this episode, two farmers reveal the secrets of this special fiber.
Season 7, Episode 10: From the simplest pin loom to the most complex draw loom, designer and teacher Deb Essen explores the structures and surprises of handweaving.
Season 7, Episode 5: From her childhood sewing beside her tailor mother to decades teaching weavers to make great garments, Daryl Lancaster has never had a bad day at the sewing machine—and she says you shouldn't fear the scissors.
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.