Susan E. Horton

Learn the Basics of Shadow Weave

I love refreshing my understanding of different weaving concepts so downloadable courses such as Introduction to Shadow Weave are perfect for me.

Handwovens That Say "Welcome To Thanksgiving"

Every year as the date approaches, I wish I had an autumn-themed runner, towels, or new handwoven napkins. With a little bit of discipline and maybe a purchase of some yarn, I plan on weaving at least one of those items for this year's celebration.

Call for Submissions! Handwoven September/October 2022—“Cut and Sew”

If you have thought about it but never actually done it, now might be the time to try sewing with your handwoven cloth.

Running Weaving Bluelines in My Head

I look at my own weaving in a different way than I look at others’ work, and that’s how it should be.

My Latest Weaving Mistake: Losing Count

It seems so obvious, but somehow I forgot how to keep track of how many placemats are on my cloth beam.

Call For Submissions! Handwoven May/June 2022: Plain and Fancy Twills

Twills can be simple or complex, but they are all related, and they are all interesting for different reasons.

Weaving and Math: A Great Combination

Someone told me that there were 65, 534 possible tie-up combinations on a 16-shaft loom. I didn’t know whether that was true, but I thought it was worth finding out.

Weaving for Yourself

You can weave for other people, but weave for yourself, first.

Raffia Then and Now

The raffia I knew as a kid is not the same raffia that you can buy today.

Weaving in the Gloom of Summer

As I wait for warm weather to finally arrive, I can dream and weave summer projects using Handwoven May/June 2021 as my guide.