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Making Plastic Bag Yarn (Plarn!)

Making Plastic Bag Yarn (Plarn!)

Sometimes you want to weave something a little bit different. And sometimes most likely you have some plastic bags just laying around that you keep forgetting to bring with you to the store to recycle. It happens to all of us. So what can you do with all of these bags...

Weaving With Paper – Going Beyond Kid’s Crafts

Weaving With Paper – Going Beyond Kid’s Crafts

One of the first introductions that most people have to weaving is those woven paper place mats that you make in school when you are a kid. Once you get more into “serious” weaving, most of the time we leave paper behind. But why? Weaving is fiber art and paper is...

Darning and Weaving – Mending Your Fabric

Darning and Weaving – Mending Your Fabric

A downside to fabric is that it wears down! Depending on the type of fabric and the amount of use this could happen at any number of times throughout the life of the fabric. I am sure you have a sock or two that has gained some holes over the years. We’re going to be...

How To Use A Warping Board

How To Use A Warping Board

Measuring out your warp for your loom is an important weaving skill that all weavers should know how to do. It's one of the first steps for setting up your weaving on your loom. When it comes to measuring your warp for your floor, table, or even your rigid heddle...

Hemstitch – Decorative & Practical Finishing Technique

Hemstitch – Decorative & Practical Finishing Technique

Depending on who you talk to, finishing their weaving is probably tied with setting up their loom for their least favorite part of the weaving process. Don’t stop reading though! Knowing how to correctly finish your weaving is important to not only the look, but also...

Hi! I'm Nicole!

Hi! I'm Nicole!

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