Susan E. Horton


Media Picks Handwoven March April 2020

Learn about the latest and greatest weaving books with Handwoven's Media Picks department. Here's what we reviewed for the March/April 2020 issue.

I Had to “Get” Rigid-Heddle Looms to Appreciate Them.

I’m not sure why some things that are obvious to others aren’t so obvious to me. Here’s what I learned about weaving on the rigid-heddle loom that surprised me but wasn’t surprising.

Nothing Says Happy Fourth! Like a Dog Leash

I might not have a holiday table, but I’ll have a Fourth of July dog.

Samples + Math = Project Planning

With my sampling complete, it was time to calculate warp width and length for my Sweet Orange Huck Towels

Summer Means Backyard Dyeing

Playing with safe and easy dyes seems like the perfect summer activity.

A Weaver Lives Here

I realized the other day that my house holds many subtle and not so subtle clues that a weaver lives here.

For Weavers Only: An Overshot Story

Overshot, with its fantastical names and wonderful patterning, is a great structure for 4-shaft weavers.

Sampling for Sett

I thought I was sampling for color, but to my surprise, it ended up being a sample for sett.

Handwoven May/June 2020: Dedicated to Draft Geeks

The theme of drafts for the May/June 2020 issue of Handwoven was my idea. Here’s why.

Fun and Free: Paper Bag Basketry

Looking for a simple weaving project you can do with kids? Paper bag baskets are easy to weave, fun, and useful.