Tag Archives: Weaving

Recycle/ Reuse and Make a Placemat

We finally found some sheets with pockets deep enough that the fitted sheet would stay on the bed… only took 5 years.¬† ūüôā¬† That left us with several sets of sheets and while most will given to a good cause, … Continue reading

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Love and Money Lap Looms…

I ordered these looms last spring and used them a bit since then.¬† They are lovely to keep your hands busy in the evening watching television… or any other time you have a few minutes.¬† Last night I decided to … Continue reading

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Rigid Heddle Weaving… How to video for waffle weave

I enjoy my rigid heddle loom.¬† I must say that the first time I used yarn that I had spun and found that weaving with it produced wonderful fabric… I was hooked.¬† When I saw this video, I knew I … Continue reading

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Ingram Arts and Crafts Show … more stuff

  I’ve been working on a selection of different styles of handwork to show at the Ingram Arts and Crafts Show in Tupelo, OK on Sept. 22, 2012.¬† The photo shows a pocket weaving board warped with hand spun wool … Continue reading

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Ingram Arts Show, Tupelo, OK

I have an aunt and uncle (twins) who turned 80 years old this year.¬† My aunt has wanted to have an art show in honor of my grandparents for years.¬†¬† There is a lot of talent in the family and … Continue reading

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A Little Frustration Goes a Long Way…

I really like to weave on my Kromski Rigid Heddle Loom.¬† Since the move to the new house there has been little time.. so when I did get to sit down to it I was really frustrated with the edges … Continue reading

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Tablet Weaving Class III… Last Minute Dash

Saturday, August 21 is my last class this year for the Red River Historical Museum with the final class on tablet weaving.¬† I’m in the last-minute throes of panic with the production of cards, shuttles and thread packets for the … Continue reading

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How to Warp a Navajo Loom (tutorial)

Jim, over at¬†Creating a Home, has posted a tutorial for warping his Navajo Loom…¬†It doesn’t seem to be as hard as my pessimistic brain imagined it to be.¬† He’s doing rugs on it, but I can see it warped for … Continue reading

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Creating a Home (free stand alone Navajo loom tutorial!)

This is the final product after my son decided to make his own full sized Navajo Loom.¬† He has¬†created a new blog called Creating a Home . On Wednesday he uploaded the full tutorial¬†for making¬†your own stand alone Navajo Loom.¬† … Continue reading

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