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!
Want to weave Laura Demuth’s Bread Bag but have only 4 shafts? We’ve got you covered!
Most weavers enjoy a good challenge, and the May/June 2020 issue of Handwoven is chock full of projects resulting from weaving challenges.
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.
Sometime during this lockdown, my 3-year-old son developed a new obsession: Tom Knisely.
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.