Time for an Update .. free plans for tapestry loom

Things have been moving along here… I finished the lucet, spindles, one nalbinding needle and a tiny 5 1/2 inch loom. 

I enjoyed painting these, but what I like the best is that they work sooo well.  The spindles are balanced and spin much faster than I expected.  The lucet makes lovely cord…  Must say I am amazed…lol 

After finishing these (the small loom can be seen on my Flickr site here…) DH and I spent some more time in the shop… making this…

This has been wonderful.  I have never made my own fabric before.. much less while using my own hand spun Icelandic wool.  I have lost the URL to the easy peasy plans for this loom, but here is one that is almost as good and shows how to use it in a little more detail than the original plans that I used.  Marla Mallett wrote this and it’s extremely good for newbies like me… This can also be used as a beading loom.

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About Linda S.

Retired Grandma living in North Central Texas and enjoying being able to spend my time with all my many crafting interests.
This entry was posted in Beading, Crafts, Free Patterns, Handcraft, Handwork, Historical Textile, Lucet, Naalbinding, Spindling, Spinning, Tutorials, Weaving, Woodworking. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Time for an Update .. free plans for tapestry loom

  1. Judith Hill says:

    I am interested in learning to weave using horsehair. Do you have any info on this?
    Thanks,
    Judith

  2. Janice says:

    I don’t know anything about horsehair but while I was living in New Zealand, a woman started spinning possum. The possum are a nuisance there and they were paid by the pelt for riddance. One way she used it was to spin it with merino. Just a thought. They do spin possum by itself for a yarn as well.
    Good luck!!

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