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Tag Archives: Tapestry Weaving

FAQ: An Alternative Way to Balance Your Warping Bar

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Sometimes you want to make a piece that’s much thinner than the width of the loom you’re weaving on. If you weave a thin piece in the center of your loom, you may have the problem of an unstable warping
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Learn tapestry online with Rebecca Mezoff

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This is a guest blog post by tapestry weaver and teacher Rebecca Mezoff. Check out her blog here and her website here. Last year I was headed to an important workshop in Washington. Due to a serious miscalculation in suitcase size
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Slow Art/Craft

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I am going to start off this post the way I originally planned to start it which is:  Looking for a quick and easy project to give away as a gift, something you can make in an hour or two
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Weave-Along 11 Updates!

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Because the weave-along is going over many different basic things (loom set up, warping, how to weave different ways), we suggest you just have some basic materials depending on what you’re interested in. For bead weaving you will want a
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Pick and Pick Combination Plus Chevrons

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This week in the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class I took on a combination pick and pick plus hatching technique, along with geometric chevrons. Pick and Pick Plus Hatching and Warp Interlock This is the first time in the class
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Slit Tapestry Technique

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My journey through the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class continues. You might recall from my weft interlock post that I mentioned a different color-block technique that results in open slits in the tapestry. That technique is called slit tapestry, and
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Weft Interlock

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Today I continue my journey through the CraftArtEdu Introduction to Tapestry Class with a technique called weft interlock. It’s used for making blocks of color without leaving open slits in the tapestry fabric. This was my first attempt at weft
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Intro to Tapestry Class: Header and Wavy Lines

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In my last post I shared my progress warping my Mirrix loom for the Introduction to Tapestry Class on CraftArtEdu. This week I completed the header and the first rows of actual color weaving. The header is the initial band
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New Online Tapestry Course

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Our tapestry course at Craftsy was a huge success (and if you haven’t seen it yet, now is the time to since it’s selling from $14.95.  Six hours of instruction for $14.95 is really inexpensive.  Check it out here:  http://www.craftsy.com/class/Bead-and-Tapestry-Cuffs/78.
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Kits in a basket and Crystal bead bracelet

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Ah, this is the kit in a basket.  Filled with 39 skeins of tapestry yarn and including a 100 gram tube of Navajo warp . . . you could play all month with this gorgeous stuff.  Included, of course, is
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