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Weaving #1: Seriously Cool Loom Flowers!

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The next two weeks will be devoted to weaving! Lots of different kinds of weaving! And we are starting it off with Teneriffe and its "spin-off cousins" - flower looms.

Thinking some of you might be surprised at the sweet possibilities the flower looms offer - so I am sharing a few of them along with a link to one of the best free PDF's available for making loom flowers.

And in a couple more days - a tutorial from me to you for making a simplified Teneriffe lacy snowflake just like the one above! It is not as hard as it looks!

Magical Gecko Owes His Very Existence to - "Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction"

Original Design - Gecko

Meet my very colorful Magic Gecko!

A couple weeks ago, I reviewed Abby Glassenberg's brand new book "Soft Animals: From Concept to Construction" and as part of the review, I made the very first project in the book - "FISH".

Weaving Hand Spun Yarns into Shoulder Bags

New Weaving on the loom

New weaving project on the loom! The completed weaving will be about 8" x 92" and sewn into a bag per this pattern.

Weft yarns are hand spun yarns! And I am sharing all the sources in this post!

The warp which you can see above is from Yarnia.

Plastic Canvas Is Perfect For Fancy Needlepoint Stitch Samplers

Plastic Canvas

Truth! When I decided to join in on the Plastic Canvas Blog Hop hosted by Diane over at Craftypod, I had never in my life made one single stitch on plastic canvas. Tons of needlepoint and Bargello stitching yes, but never plastic canvas.

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