Every second weekend in July, artists and artisans from around the globe arrive in Santa Fe to take part in the International Folk Art Market (IFAM). Held on Santa Fe’s Museum Hill, the market features booths from hundreds of artists.
Lattice fringe is a fun and easy way to give your handwoven cloth some extra oomph.
While reading the excellent book The Girls of Atomic City, I was surprised to see a sentence casually mentioning that Georgia was once a hub of chenille production.
When I bought my first rigid-heddle loom, the first pattern I wanted to weave was log cabin.
Boredom is the catalyst of creativity and impetus of adventure. As weavers, it’s often boredom that challenges us to try a new structure or technique and to build our weaving skills.
Women would sometimes wear these muslin dresses in all kinds of weather—rain or shine. According to some sources, this led to an increase of respiratory illnesses dubbed “muslin disease.”
I remember the first time I saw deflected doubleweave—it was a set of scarves woven by Madelyn and featured in the January/February 2007 issue of Handwoven.
Throughout my pregnancy and my son’s first year, we were gifted many baby blankets. My favorite baby blanket is handwoven.
I felt that same joy when I got to explore London, Denver, and other big cities. So when we needed a third “place” themed-project section for our 2019 issue of Easy Weaving With Little Looms, I knew it had to be one that paid homage to the city.
Handwoven Loom Theory: 8-Shaft Scarf Collection is not just a celebration of weaving and complex designs, but also of fine yarns—silk, wool, lyocell, and linen—from well-loved yarn companies.