Susan E. Horton | Handwoven

Susan E. Horton


Have You Tried Weaving with a Puppy?

I'd like to think I can weave with pets in my studio, but it hasn't worked out that way.

A Little Handwoven Idiosyncrasy (and a Little Math)

Ever wonder about the weird fractions in Handwoven? Based on the mail we get, you are not alone.

And Then There's That - Weaving Follies

Some of my best laid plans in weaving haven't turned out the way I thought they would.

Loom Alone

You might be familiar with the eye roll I get on the rare occasions when I ask someone to help me wind a warp on my loom.

Reading 200 Ask Madelyns

Reading 200 Ask Madelyns may make you a better weaver.

If You Can’t Be Perfect, Be Consistent: The Efficient Weaver Course with Laura Fry

Become a more efficient weaver starting with watching this new course featuring Laura Fry. You’ll be surprised to find there’s a whole world of weaving tips and techniques you didn’t know about.

The Souvenir Skein – Is There Enough Yardage for a Scarf?

Of course, you could just go ahead and buy that pretty hand-dyed skein and hope for the best; but with a little math you might be able to actually use it as you envision.

Celebrate Handwoven’s Ruby Anniversary!

When I become editor of Handwoven I had no idea that Handwoven’s Ruby Anniversary was coming and that my idea of a dream issue would mesh so perfectly with it.

Leave the What Ifs Behind: Loom Theory

Each Loom Theory is dedicated to a specific type of loom, either 4-shaft, rigid-heddle or 8-shaft loom.

Taking the First Pick When Weaving

This weekend, I threaded 430 ends of 20/2 cotton on my loom in 4 shades of gray from Lunatic Fringe’s Tubular Spectrum. It’s an easy threading of plain weave with some crammed ends of 10/2 cotton to create ribs in the fabric.