Maybe you've been yearning to improve your towel weaving skills, or perhaps you’re looking to finally master your rigid-heddle technique. Whatever the case may be, learning is made fun at this fall festival-meets-yarn workshop event.
Is there a rule of thumb regarding the choice of shuttle? Can you use a small shuttle for a wide project and vice versa?
If there's a weaving teacher in your life who you absolutely adore, show your love by nominating him or her for our 2016 Weaving Teacher of the Year award, sponsored by Halcyon Yarn!
If you want to fill your home with handwovens, this issue can be your guide and inspiration. In addition to table linens and towels, you'll find upholstery, blankets, pillows, and rugs, and advice from other weavers about weaving everyday heirlooms for the home.
Wednesday, July 22 was National Hammock Day, a celebration of not only leisure but also the weavers who craft the relaxing slings.
Although I know that traditionally overshot was used for coverlets, I have an idea for a shawl. I'm willing to sample, but I'm not sure where to start
I still love Christmas in July, and I still love making gifts for friends and family. I love putting a bit of myself into the gift and giving it personal touches to better fit the recipient.
Not only can lace weaves be used for making cloth that allows light to permeate through, but they can be used for texture...and insulation.
What tends to strike me as I go through older issues of Handwoven is how timeless so many of the projects are.
I often feel intimidated by the weaving community because many do beautiful work and call themselves artists, and I don't identify myself that way.
In her upcoming live web seminar “Making Printed Patterns Your Own: Techniques for Adapting Weaving Projects to Suit Your Needs,” weaver and teacher Janet Dawson will teach you how to take a published project and make it uniquely yours.
Broken warp threads at the edges aren't usually a problem for me. However, when broken threads occur in the middle of the warp, I don't understand the cause. This is particularly annoying because the problem often repeats throughout the weaving.
Commissioned by Historic Scotland in 2001, the project aims to restore the palace's interior to how it may have looked in the 1500s.
A friend remarked that I am using the wrong temple for weaving scarves, towels, runners, etc. I prefer the metal temples that allow me to “see” the weft picks while I’m weaving. Is there really a reason that I should use a flat wooden temple?
While the cuteness of infant clothing hasn't changed much, the clothing and industry surrounding it certainly has evolved throughout the ages.