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The 3 Elements of a Quality Weaving (And How to Achieve Them)
Why aren't my edges straight? Why is my warp showing? What materials and finishing methods make for a quality weaving?
These are questions every beginning weaver (tapestry or weft-faced) has had at some point. Straight edges, correct warp spacing and durability are three basic elements that help to make a quality weaving. Below we discuss all three with information about achieving each one.
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