Tag: weaving

journal, wips

Weaving in the Winter

Winter is always the season of weaving for me. With my overly large floor room, it’s the only time of year that I’m okay being tucked into my basement studio for hours shuttling back and forth. I turn on the space heater, bring down a pot of tea and put

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journal, nosew, patterns & tutorials

Free Woven Coaster Tutorial: Just Pay with a Tweet!

I’m not sure if you’ve ever heard of Pay With a Tweet before, but, read on and you will! This great service let’s you set up a tweet, a gift to download, and then generate the code for you (or in this case me). It allows us to swap nice and even steven. :) You tweet (or post on Facebook) about my holiday related eBook Card.Paper.Ribbon. and in exchange, I give you this sweet little tutorial for using greeting cards by making them into sturdy, woven coasters!

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clm, journal, vol2

April Craft Leftovers Monthly!

March and all its dreary weather has flown by with the help of some plushy goodness. Now April is just around the corner and Craft Leftovers Monthly is here to help usher in the spring season! :: Bike riding :: Basket making is the prominent theme (recycled paper and reed weaving projects)

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journal

Weaving and Spinning :: Folklore Themes

Folklore is one of my favorite places to draw inspiration from, so when the Octagon Center for the Arts asked me to participate in a “Folk Lore Summer Art Camp” I jumped on it. I packed up my spinning wheel, tapestry loom, weaving and spinning samples, drop spindles, carding paddles,

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journal

Outdoor Weaving

Weaving is such a versatile craft. Yes, you can make throws and rugs and tapestries. But you can also make clutches and badges and, like in Weaving Unloomed by Diane Gilleland – patches and pillows and all sorts of other things. And that’s just with yarn. There is so much

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book review

Weaving Unloomed!

This great new book by Diane Gilleland has 5 great projects for weaving without a loom. Each project is unique and interesting. It covers a lot of bases too, it’s not all one style or one type of project, each project uses a different method. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ It’s the perfect thing

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