Susan E. Horton

Americana Weaving and WIFs to Go With!

Our March/April 2019 Americana issue was filled with projects with roots in the USA. In anticipation of the upcoming 3-day Memorial Day weekend, I’ve uploaded to the Handwoven Library a collection of the WIFs for the issue!

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Problem-Solving Napkins

This free napkin pattern for subscribers might help you with a few of your own issues!

Embellish Your Fringe with Beads

It was an unexpected, but welcome, bonus to learn how to add beads to fringe in a video about weaving techniques. Check out this clip!

Handwoven May/June 2023: Mud-Free Weaving!

We’ve all woven mud, those unlucky combinations of close values in warp and weft. You won’t find that problem in this issue of Handwoven.

Least Optimal to Most Optimal

Sometimes, but not always, you can turn a weaving disaster into a weaving success.

Innovate with Deflected Doubleweave!

I was expecting heavy weaving “stuff,” but instead I was amazed by Janney’s seemingly unlimited desire to explore DDW’s possibilities.

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Cotton Twill Scarves from Our Archives!

Two scarves with similar roots but different looks. Both are free for subscribers—choose your favorite!

4-Shaft Twills on a Rigid-Heddle Loom

Learning about how twills can be woven on a rigid-heddle loom has given me a deeper understanding of twills in general.

Call for Submissions: Handwoven March/April 2024—Flights of Fancy

Our spring issue will be all about the birds and the bees (PG only!) ... or depending on how you interpret it, anything else that flies, including time and your imagination!

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Shadow Weave Incognito Towels

By breaking with tradition, Barbara Goudsmit designed a shadow-weave design ... without shadows. This is a free download of her 4-shaft towel pattern for All Access members.