Generations - Mother's Day Memories



Great grandmother:
Grammie

Grandmother: Gwen

Mother: Julieanne

Me!

Children:  Diane and Mike

How-to Make a Simple Weaving Loom and Basic Weaving Techniques: part 3

 

Welcome to the second tutorial for "weaving without a loom". In this post, I'm covering techniques for changing threads, adding buttons and other helpful tips to add texture and interest to your wall hanging.

We'll begin with how to change yarns.

1) Holding the ends of the old and new weft yarns together as one, begin weaving them through the warp.

How to Make a Simple Weaving Loom and Basic Weaving Techniques: part 2

 

This is the second in a series of three weaving posts and the first of two tutorials.

This tutorial covers "loom" construction and basic weaving technique. The next tutorial, called "Beyond the Basics," covers adding yarns, weaving in beads, floating yarns, adding small pieces of yarn, and twisting yarns together to create a new yarn. (That one will be posted tomorrow.)

How to Make a Simple Weaving Loom and Basic Weaving Techniques: part 1

I hadn't even finished the first piece of weaving on my new table loom before I began thinking about a weaving project that anyone could weave without owning a traditional loom or any weaving tools. I also wanted the project to be a "work in progress" that could be left on the "loom" as wall art.

 

And here it is...

Beautiful Surprises!

A lovely box sent by Royal Post from the UK arrived on my doorstep today. A totally unexpected surprise sent to me by Joan.

 

I have always been a child at heart, but when that box appeared, I swear I was as excited as a ten year-old on Christmas morning!

Just opening the shipping box was a treat in itself! As I pulled open the box flaps to see the delightful packages nestled inside, I was enveloped in the most delicious fragrance imaginable.

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