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.
One of my goals when creating each issue of Easy Weaving with Little Looms is that the projects are diverse enough that folks can build their skills by weaving through them. The 2020 issue is no exception.
I’d like to show all 23 projects and give you brief descriptions of each article, but instead I asked some of the Handwoven and Long Thread Media crew what made them excited about the 2020 Easy Weaving with Little Looms.
Like many people around the world, I’m choosing to practice social distancing. While I’m stuck at home, I’m going to use my newfound free time to take on a few of my “someday” weaving projects.
Why publish two projects based on the same tree? While both designers cite the birch tree as their inspiration, the different ways they each interpreted bark as cloth is absolutely fascinating.
For the 2021 Little Looms, we wanted a theme that would be specific enough to inspire designers while being general enough to appeal to almost everyone. And so the This & That issue was born.