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Technical Block 1 : Weave 

I came into this technical block having no proper experience or extensive knowledge of the weave specialism. Because of this I was nervous that the technicalities of setting up the loom would overwhelm me but I found the opposite. 1,079 more words

1st - 3rd Gr Weaving

Students learn to warp the cardboard loom and choose the weft(s) from the classroom given colorway.

Then there’s the student who gets so excited and weaves at home . . . way to go Joe!

3rd Gr

K - Paper Weaving

Started with coloring a warm color paper and then a cool color paper, which one becomes the warp and the other one becomes the weft.


Just Off The Loom

Off  my Dryad rigid heddle table loom. Weft ends still to tidy, but very pleased with this. All the warp & most of the weft is my handspun Portland wool blended with Kool-Aid dyed mohair. 73 more words

Dying Warp and Weft using Rit Dye Powder

This was an experiment in teal. According to the instructions on the box, one packet of Rit dye powder should be dissolved in three gallons of water (roughly 11 litres) and is sufficient for 3 yards of fabric. 361 more words


Is This Really Virgin Hair?

I’ve been away from blogging for a while but I’m back now and going to be uploading regularly again…
Today’s blog is a little different, it’s hair post, about virgin hair for weave/wigs etc. 279 more words


Weaving patterns #6 - distorting with floats

A while back I spent a week playing with the different patterns that floats can give you, but one I didn’t tackle back then was honeycomb. 239 more words

Understanding Weaving