Thursday, February 10, 2011

Found on the web

While researching I run into websites of interest and I post them here for you to examine.

tips for rag rug hems: Jenny Bellairs blog

Dirty Jobs: Mike at Ohio Valley Natural Fibers woolen mill

Also at:

Pehuenche/Pewenche Weaving - Chile

The Mapuche (English version)

Deb McClintock's Weaving and Dyeing

Jane Evan's Split Shed Weaving Technique

Wadmal Class 2009, note weighted warp loom

Yearning to weave - free rigid heddle loom projects

Twining On the Lily Bag Loom
Instruction manual for basic twining

Ruth Macgregor's website, Spinning Forth

Beautiful backstrap weaving
Qanachin - Respectable weaving

saami weaving on youtube

These videos of Saami weaving were mentioned on the Weaving yahoogroup.
You go to Youtube and search for "greneveving" (means branch weaving?)

Look for Greneveving - Rátnogođđin del 1 (Part 1)
Also check out parts 2, 3, 4

See her weave first selvedge with a rigid heddle, then mount the piece on a warp weighted loom, then watch the magic as she weaves with her fingers. This is beautiful stuff.

Textile School
Under Weaving there is discussion of different types of looms.
It's about production automation but interesting

Cabin Cove website/blog
David Taylor Daniels, weaver

Handloom Weaving, Mattie Phipps Todd, 1902 - A scanned book
Comprehensive guide to basic weaving

Rag Rug Weaving - Master's Thesis - Ashlee Tecza 2007

Raven's Tail Weaving


Artists Talk about their work - Audio MP3
Includes raven's tail technique

Ravenstail Weaving

Edited to add:

The list of Ravens Tails sites is not complete without this one.
Talk about soul and eye candy
Raven's Tail - Cheryl Samuel

Have a good day!


ASpinnerWeaver said...

So many interesting things! Thanks for rounding these up for us. ~Annie

WonderWhyGal said...

Thanks for all of the great links! Being a new RH Weaver, I am always looking for great resources and now I have this blog post bookmarked with a plethora of them at my fingertips.

Happy Fiber Arts Friday!