Make Your Mark with Itajime Shibori

Shibori is trendy, versatile, and lots of fun, especially if you have Elizabeth McTear as your guide. She'll walk you through the basics of itajime shibori!

Using Value as a Design Element: Log Cabin

Just like the similarly named quilt pattern, log cabin in weaving is a sophisticated yet simple design. It’s a good starting place for learning about color-and-weave.

Finding Inspiration at the Market

Having a cell phone at Pike Place Market let me capture some unexpected beauty and inspiration.

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Play and Explore with Dyeing in Your Kitchen

For many weavers, summer is a time to try new things, including dyeing. Handwoven subscribers can get started with this PDF download of kitchen dyeing recipes.

Textiles for an Arctic Adventure

Imagine taking a canoe trip with seven others in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge wearing bespoke voyageur sashes! A summer vacation like no other!

A Brief History of Turkish Towels

Turkish Towels have been, and still are, considered one of the best types of towels you can own. This article may inspire you to weave your own version!

Ask Madelyn: Overshot or Tied Overshot?

How can you tell whether a fabric was woven inwoven in overshot and tied overshot?

Americana Weaving and WIFs to Go With!

Our March/April 2019 Americana issue was filled with projects with roots in the USA. In anticipation of the upcoming 3-day Memorial Day weekend, I’ve uploaded to the Handwoven Library a collection of the WIFs for the issue!

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Problem-Solving Napkins

This free napkin pattern for subscribers might help you with a few of your own issues!

Embellish Your Fringe with Beads

It was an unexpected, but welcome, bonus to learn how to add beads to fringe in a video about weaving techniques. Check out this clip!