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The Weaver's Delight Cams and What They Can Do

Hopefully some of this information will be helpful to someone else with a Newcomb Weaver's Delight loom. I realized I never wrote about the cams when …

A Handweaver in Paris

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Last week I travelled down to stay with my mother and Pat, as I was giving a talk to Pat’s Guild – the weavers, spinners and dyers of Kennet Valley – …

Handweaving by Janet Whittam

iowaweaver

So, I finally finished the first warp of rayon chenille Turned Taquete scarves in my color stripes circle design. I wove two, each with a slightly …

Weaver’s Blog | Blue Flag Handweaving

<i>This gallery contains 5 photos.</i><p>Seven weavers spent Saturday learning how to design and weave figures in boundweave on a rosepath threading. The …

MMs & OOs Handweaving

I have some handtowels that I wove 30 years ago. They are finally disintegrating. They have been washed dozens and dozens of times. I chose a color …

On The Loom Blog

Written By: Muffy Young <br>Date: Sunday, March 6th 2016<p>Exciting news: I was honored with an award for excellence at the Baltimore show this year.<p>Double …

Celtic Weaving

Posted on November 5, 2016 by<p>The word Sprang is originally from the Swedish language (meaning to spring or jump) and it refers to a unique kind of …

Erica Parker

Fort Pelham Farm

One of the best things I have done in the past year is become a trustee for the Rowe Historical Society. I’m now one of the few that remember its …

wovenmemories

I have a lifelong obsession with silk . I thing it started when my father came back from China in 1948 with a little embroidered black silk jacket …

more blues

it is raining – only a light mistingbut we haven’t had any moisture in weeks so anything is welcomeI heard the garden sigh!it has taken days to get …

Music

spinweaverbarbara

Posted on February 28, 2017 by<p>So this pattern comes straight from <i>Handwoven</i> magazine, May/June 1992 issue, page 50/87. It is an eight shaft double …

It’s official– I’m now a Master Weaver

Friday, Nov. 4, I got the news that I had passed the examination for the Handweavers [sic] Guild of America’s Certificate of Excellence Level II– …

Small Bags

So what do you do with all the small pieces of handwoven fabric from sampling and weaving off a warp? Small bags with and without a strap are one …

Traditions in Cloth

I finished up spinning the 16ounces of llama fiber I began working on last month. Love It! It’s a little late in the season to start a project with …

Kerstin's extras

My very busy half-year is (hopefully) soon coming to an end: in October my mother (97) moved to a so called service apartment.<p>"Down-sizing", anyone?<br>I …

Smoothing the Rough Edges | Plain Weave and beyond | Hand Weaving • Color • Form • Function

My husband has (once again) supplied me with my blog title. . . I have received some recent input from a couple of young relatives in the realm of my …

Inkle Gallery

Here are some of the various inkles I have been producing, both plain weave and pick up, as well as a picture of my floor loom. Last updated 10 April …

overshot weave

Like realtors whose mantra is “location, location, location”, the weavers’ mantra is “sample, sample, sample”. But as a weaver for 30 years, I’m very …

Mission Accomplished

The first sample on the Noble loom is finished. Washed and pressed, it is 255 x 18.5 cm (around 100 x 7 inches) with 15 patterns.<p>Most of the patterns …

Categories

I don’t mind sampling before I take on a new project. I usually end up making something with the sample…count the zippered purses I have around here! …

Talking about Weaving

I beamed on the warp this morning. This is the picture from the front of the loom showing the weighted warps. At this point I had only about six more …

abbas khan

Hi all ! I would like to share some photos of the Indian Silk Brocade sarees (Indian women’s dress) that were exhibited at the National Museum in New …

Druk, druk, druk

Het was een week waarin en waarover veel te vertellen was, maar de tijd daarvoor ontbrak. Even bijpraten dus.<i><br>This was a week about which and in which</i> …

Tutorials and Articles

<b>These are articles or book chapters I have written for download.</b><p>For your enjoyment, here are the full texts of the five published Curiousweaver …