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.
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.
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!