For the Home

Find fun and functional projects to weave for home decor. Weaving for the home is a great way to show off–and use–your handwoven cloth. Find projects for handwoven table linens including runners, towels, and placemats, as well as woven rug projects and wall hangings.

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Small is More

    Potholders by Jean Korus. Madelyn van der Hoogt Editor Emeritus, Handwoven weavingtoday.com I started weaving (first on a Dorothy table loom) because I wanted to weave early-American-style coverlets. At the time, I marveled that real people actually wove those coverlets on their own looms at home. To think that I might do that,…

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Acorn Upholstery Fabric by Elyse Rogers

This beautiful upholstery fabric, designed by Elyse Rogers, uses 10/2 and 16/2 cotton and requires an 8-shaft loom with a 32″ weaving width. ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show you how.***

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The Beauty of Boundweave

    Lynn Schuster Contributor, Weaving Today weavingtoday.com Boundweave is an entrancing structure. With a relatively simple threading, often on just four shafts, you can create beautiful, weft-faced cloth perfect for cozy rugs, wall hangings, and many other household items. Whether done in traditional Scandinavian colors, or using a more contemporary palette, boundweave is a…

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A New eBook: Waffle Weave

    Bath set by Karen Tenney. A New eBook: Waffle Weave Madelyn van der Hoogt Editor Emeritus, Handwoven, and owner, The Weavers' School weavingtoday.com I remember the first time I saw a waffle-weave fabric. It looked soooo much like a Belgian waffle! It’s interesting that in England, waffle weave is called honeycomb. No one…

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Getting to Gnome You

    Out adorable  intern Lauren shows off the equally adorable needle-felted gnomes.   When I was young I was obsessed with all fairies, elves, and gnomes. My mother had a wonderful book on gnomes, which was simply titled Gnomes, and long before I could read the cursive that filled each page, I would flip through…

Whaddya Gnome?

To go along with the main post about the adorable needle-felted gnomes, we thought it would be fun to have a gnome-themed BeWeave It if for no other reason than to pull out all our favorite gnome puns. When most of us think of gnomes, I’m sure the image that comes to mind is one…

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Peerless, Tearless Linen

  To my mind, linen has always been the queen of fibers. (Perhaps silk is the empress.) Growing up with a parent and grandparents fresh from “the old country,” I was taught to prize fine linens because no family occasion could happen without them. As an adult, I also learned how much of my rural…

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New eBook on Honeycomb!

    Blanket by Sharon Alderman       Swatches by Sharon Alderman       Bib by Margaretha Essin-Hedin Nothing is quite so appealing to a weaver as to weave something that looks one way on the loom, remove it, wash it, and find it completely transformed. (Er, except when the transformation is something one doesn’t…

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Preparing for the Holiday Onslaught

Free Weaving Patterns from Weaving Today   I’m finding it very hard to believe September is almost over. Last I checked, it was still June, the sun was shining, and the whole summer was ahead of me. Now, suddenly we’re head over heels into fall and it’s now two months to Thanksgiving and the opening…