DIY Heddle Bar to Speed up your Weave | Fall For DIY
The genius of the heddle bar is in the way it moves alternative warp threads up from the work allowing the weave to build at a much quicker pace.
Table Loom Weaving 101
Yesterday at weaving class we started on a tapestry woven on a mini table loom with wool thread. The loom is tiny, and my first piece on it is meant for experimentation, but I was able to warp it easily and begin a small Navajoish style piece. The loom is basically a frame with 24 notches at each end and a bar that slides through the middle to grab the warp thread, allowing you to raise half of the threads at a time by tilting the bar forward or back. First we warped the loom by tying a knot…
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Learn To Weave With Pickup Sticks on your Rigid Heddle Loom
One of the best ways for rigid-heddle weavers to make floats is to use pick-up sticks. This allows weavers to make a third or fourth shed, and break the over/under configuration of plain weave. This post explains how to use pick-up sticks with your rigid heddle loom.
A Word From Claudia
This blog will span the worlds of fiber and bead art with a dash of poetry and politics. It is blog central for Mirrix Tapestry & Bead Looms, which is owned and operated by Claudia Chase. It is also related to the purely creative side of Claudia's life, Mirrix Studio. To return to Mirrix home page go to: www.mirrixlooms.com
An easy-to-edit dumping place for my SCA research venues. I found the design for this here: http://www3.sympatico.ca/kirkflowers/tablet5.html (site no longer active) Turning sequence: 8 forward 8 backward Comments: Using 36 cards of size 10 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of…
PATTERN CHARTS: Click on these linked titles to see separate pages for my sets of pattern charts……. Simple warp float patterns Llama motifs in double weave Supplementary Weft Patterni…
Artist Pages | American Tapestry Alliance
Preview the artists in the carousel, and then click on a name listed below to see: more tapestries by the artist; their statement; and a biography. Enlarge the images by clicking on them. Contact information for the artist is found (…)Read the rest of this entry »