Susan E. Horton

I May Be Sampling Wrong

I’ve always sampled with a project in mind, but maybe I should be sampling based on the yarn itself.

A Shawl that Honors the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Whitlynn Battle wove a shawl to honor a museum and national park that is important to her, and to me.

January/February 2023 Call for Submissions: Wool and Wool Blends!

With so many choices, choosing wool for an issue theme because it is less harmful to the environment than some other fibers seems like the way to go.

Groundhog Day Shadow Weaving

Thinking about Groundhog Day got me thinking about repetition and then, of course, shadows.

Handwoven and Little Looms 2023 Editorial Calendars

We have developed themes for the five issues of Handwoven 2023 and four issues of Easy Weaving with Little Looms 2023. Here they are.

Stash Bust with Handwoven January/February 2022

There was a common thread that ran through all of the projects in the first issue of 2022: Stash-busting!

Shadow Weave: An Impressive American Original

Mary Atwater developed shadow weave 80 years ago. Learn how she did it in this video clip.

2021: A Year of Inspiration

Susan reflects on how Handwoven 2021 inspired her own weaving. She has far too many ideas for the time she has to weave!

Better Selvedges for Two Shuttle Weaving

Two shuttles can wreak havoc on selvedges, check out this trick from our new Shadow Weave Course!

Call for Submissions: November/December 2022: Exploring the Ifs!

“As if” and “what if” have special meanings for weavers and often involve pushing the envelope in interesting ways.