Christina Garton


An Overshot Scarf Like No Other

What makes a weaving “modern?” In Barbara Mitchell’s overshot scarf it’s taking a very traditional structure and turning it on its head.

A Trio of Techniques

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.

Reducing Warp Widths to Fit Your Loom

Fell in love with a project, but it’s just a bit too wide for you loom? Don’t despair; there are ways to cut the width without compromising on style.

On (Not) Weaving with Toddlers

You don’t have to weave with kids to teach them to love weaving.

Weave Your Way Through History with Overshot

Weavers can’t get enough of overshot, and it’s easy to see why! It’s a classic structure loved by colonial and modern weavers alike!

How to Weave Our 8-Shaft Bread Bag on 4-Shafts

Want to weave Laura Demuth’s Bread Bag but have only 4 shafts? We’ve got you covered!

Challenge Yourself with the “Draft” Issue of Handwoven.

Most weavers enjoy a good challenge, and the May/June 2020 issue of Handwoven is chock full of projects resulting from weaving challenges.

Giving Back to the Navajo Nation

Currently COVID-19 is sweeping through the Navajo Nation, endangering the lives of elders including many talented artists. Fortunately, there’s much we can do to help.

Bedtime Stories with Tom Knisely

Sometime during this lockdown, my 3-year-old son developed a new obsession: Tom Knisely.

Free Project! Weave a Tapestry Cuff Bracelet (or Twenty)

By the end of the day, I don’t have the energy to warp my loom. Fortunately, there are options for looms that don’t require hours of warping or careful planning: frame looms.