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Long Thread Podcast: Rebecca Mezoff

Season 2, Episode 6: A teacher and artist on how she makes magic carpets as a tapestry weaver

Sizing Up My Weaving

What would my sizing experiment look like after weaving & washing? Only a hot bath can tell...

The Diné, Their Sheep, and a Tale of Survival

Nikyle Begay, a shepherd with a flock of Navajo-Churro, is also a weaver and a member of the Diné tribe.

Creating Doesn’t Need to Be Complicated.

There is always time to learn and create, even if it’s only minutes a day.

Memory Aids and Weaving Pick-Up

My working memory is bad, so over the years I have developed methods to help me keep track of pick-up sequences.

Make a Cartoon and Use It for Tapestry!

Using a cartoon for tapestry and other figurative weaving is a time-honored technique. Here's how Tommye McClure Scanlin does it.

Designing for Handwoven and Little Looms: Using Issue Themes to Drive Designs

Often weavers find that having a theme to design for helps them expand their design skills. Read how weaving projects to submit to Handwoven and Little Looms has prompted Barbara Goudsmit to explore new design avenues.

Yarn Lab: Reflections on Absorbency

Why are some handwoven towels absorbent but not others? This informative Yarn Lab will clear up some of the mystery.

BY: Laura Fry

A Tale of Two Scarves

Two scarves with two levels of complexity showcase the versatility of the rigid-heddle loom.

Reader’s Gallery: Pin-Loom Scarves and Shawls

In this, seventh and last post of Reader’s Gallery scarves and shawls, I concentrated on pin-loom and continuous-strand weaving.