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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Weaving Adventures

Happy Daisy Amy Edwards Green Weaving Loom
I did a little bit a weaving on a handmade loom a while back. I was just testing out something I'd wanted to try for a while and it was really enjoyable. So now school's out for summer and I'm taking an enforced rest from knitting and crochet - my preferred hobbies, I went back to weaving, making a new loom from an old picture frame I'd previously used for batik. 
Happy Daisy Amy Edwards Green Weaving Loom
My aim with this project was to test out different techniques, working on diamonds and triangles - I really struggled with triangles, knotting to make tassels and fringing, and basket weave and step designs.
Happy Daisy Amy Edwards Green Weaving Loom
It's far from technically perfect, but it's a step in the right direction at least.
Happy Daisy Amy Edwards Green Weaving Loom
I really want to make a woven rag rug - so that's probably next on the agenda, as soon as I can make a loom the right size!
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