Challenge Yourself With Weaving Parameters

I would like to have a set of handwoven placemats that match my everyday dishes. I have been using store-bought placemats for the past 25 years, and for almost that entire time, I have been thinking about weaving placemats of my own design. The problem is that I haven’t been able to move from the […]

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Some people might not agree, but the weaver in me believes that nothing says Valentine’s Day like woven hearts. I did a little searching and then worked with weaving software to develop these 4 heart weaving drafts and matching WIFs. I’m sure there are many more ways to weave hearts, but perhaps these will get […]

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Improving your weaving technique can be difficult. If you’re like me, you work alone in your comfort zone. Although you might have the occasional “aha” moment, you generally work in the same way you always have with the same processes you learned when you first started. The Efficient Weaver Course with Laura Fry can expand […]

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If you have ever demonstrated weaving in public or sold scarves at a craft show, you probably recognize the title of this post. I believe it is because of the linear nature of weaving that people often ask how long it takes to weave something. I can’t imagine that they ask the same of a […]

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7 Things I Hate About Weaving

I say I love weaving, but there are a few things about it I’m not crazy about. Luckily, the things I am crazy about, such as looms, yarn, color, texture, and weave structures, override the things I hate most of the time. Here are a few things about weaving I wish I could change: 1) […]

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How did you learn to weave? Where did you learn to weave? Why did you learn to weave? All of these questions are important. Do you think you found weaving because you were looking for it, or did weaving find you because it saw you were missing something in your life? I’ve been thinking along […]

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