Finishing Tips for Rugs

We are quickly approaching the last day of the last lemonade weave-along. How great to end this series with the Simply Striped Rug from Weaving Made Easy—from doubleweave, to towel sets, to large lacy shawls, and now rugs, we have proved there isn’t much you can’t weave on a rigid-heddle loom. I keep saying it, and […]

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Doubleweave WAL Finishing Tips

For some folks, their love of weaving is just that — they love the act of passing the shuttle back and forth and placing the weft. Warping and finishing aren’t in the same bucket. The handwork involved in finishing a piece of fabric can be very satisfying, but I know it can also be stressful. Here are […]

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Finish Before You Start, The Hemstitch

Hemstitching is worked on the loom while the warp is still under tension. Once the cloth is removed from the loom, you need only wash it and then trim the fringe. Here is a brief tutorial on how to hemstitch like a pro.   Set Up Weave about 1” leaving a tail of working weft […]

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