Pros and Cons of weaving with a dummy warp.
When I began weaving in 2016, the weavings I worked on were group projects in which each participant took on a role in creation and setup of a large warp. Together the group planned the project, allotted tasks, and scheduled time for weaving their own individual section. I am a true believer in the process […]
25 terms to get you weaving.
Terms to know in Weaving, Spinning, and Fibre arts. This glossary is an evolving work, growing from your questions and dialogue. Thank you! Apron: cloth connected to the front or back beam of the loom, a warp is tied onto a cord or metal rod which is attached to the apron cloth. Beam: a wood […]
Yarn Creation – From Stick and Stone to Spinning Wheel
Yarn is fibre under tension with a twist. Yarn can be spun into a single strand, double, triple, quad, etc. and can be made of one or more fibres wool, cotton, linen, silk, exotic animals, dog hair, pineapple pulp, rose fibre, paper, the list is endless. As crafting with fibre becomes popular, the industry is […]