Christina Garton

Get Ready for the Holidays—Little Looms Holiday

Just because it’s still autumn doesn’t mean you can’t get excited about the winter holiday season!

Ignoring Conventional Wisdom on the Rigid-Heddle Loom

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.

A Transcontinental Dye Day

Mud dyeing is simple, safe, and fun regardless what age you are.

Beauty in Soil

Weavers know inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places--including soil.

How to Keep Weaving Samples Safe (and Still Usable!)

If you or your guild has a collection of weaving samples you want to keep safe without hiding them away, Christina has some suggestions.

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!