Sometimes it takes a lesson learned away from the loom to better understand weaving.
Our next issue of Handwoven, the January/February 2021, features two projects woven with hemp. Read how hemp has fallen in and out of favor over the ages.
Just because it’s still autumn doesn’t mean you can’t get excited about the winter holiday season!
There was a time when weavers were told that rigid-heddle looms were only good for scarves and shawls—thank goodness for everyone this was proved wrong.
If you or your guild has a collection of weaving samples you want to keep safe without hiding them away, Christina has some suggestions.
What makes a weaving “modern?” In Barbara Mitchell’s overshot scarf it’s taking a very traditional structure and turning it on its head.
Leno lace, Brooks bouquet, and Danish medallions are 3 hand-manipulation techniques commonly used in weaving, especially on a rigid-heddle loom. Here’s a primer on how to do each one.