Weave LOVE! Gift LOVE!

Love – still the best gift to give! When it comes down to it, all any of us really want is LOVE! LOVE is free for us to give — with all our hearts and soul! So why not weave a bunch of it into these luscious all-cotton towels and gift to those special people…

A Year of Towels Kit-of-Month Club

Rigid Heddle Year of Towels Kit Club! A Dream Come True Several years ago  I had the idea of designing twelve towel projects to share with my fellow rigid heddle weavers. I wanted to give them towels that were easy to weave, yet looked professional.  I started with basic plain weave, adding simple stripes to jazz…

Chili Pepper Towels

These towels are red hot! Light your senses on fire weaving these Chili Pepper Towels! Like other members of the red family, chili pepper red is dramatic and exciting.  It’s associated with sensational tastes and cultural diversity.  These towels are just what we need to spice up our lives this summer! More that just plain…

Flash Sale: 50% Off-Segue Ribbon Yarn

I love this yarn! As a matter of fact, it was love at first sight!  She came into  my life late in the game.  I wish I had found her sooner; wish I had embraced her more often;  wished I had caressed her softness and sparkle years before. Now she is almost gone!  The Italian factory where…

Global Citizens, Global Community

How big is your creative community? Our lives as fiber artists are woven together through a common thread of passion for color, texture, technique and purpose. This community  is bigger than you might think! Right now, around the world, people are weaving, spinning, knitting and crocheting! Thanks to the internet, we have more options than…

Dreamin’ of Weavin’? Get Inspired!

Rigid heddle weaving has been gaining in popularity recently, and we couldn’t be more excited! The rigid-heddle loom is a great entry point into the world of weaving. These little looms are portable, relatively inexpensive, and offer you the flexibility of being able to try out a large amount of weaving projects and techniques without the investment…

Online Classes: Our Recommendations

Someone once told me what is supposedly an old Irish saying: “It kills the craft not to learn it.” I have no idea if the source of the proverb is accurate, but the meaning stuck with me anyway. As people who knit, weave, spin, or are generally interested in making things by hand, we sometimes…

Waffle Weave Towels on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom and I love making towels! Stripes, plaid, checkered and now waffle weave! You can’t imagine how excited I was when I realized that waffle weave can be achieved on a 2 shaft loom, using plain weave and just one pick-up stick. Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton is the…

Weaving Leno on a Rigid Heddle Loom

I just finished weaving the Leno Wall Hanging  featured in Cotton Clouds’ Rigid Heddle Kit-of-the-Month Club!   I’d love to share my Leno weaving experience with you! I really enjoyed working with  the Linen7  used in this project.  Linen 7 has the perfect amount of body & stiffness needed to maintain the  openwork designs.  This soft, supple, natural yarn felt as…

Weaving Placemats on My Rigid Heddle Loom

Hi fellow Rigid Heddle Weavers! I’m back to let you know how my next project in the Rigid Heddle Kit-of-the-Month Club is going. This might just be the most fun I have ever had weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom! These placemats are perfect for everyday use!  These  Everyday Placemats  wove up so quick and easy with such…