How To Avoid Shaft Envy

There is far more weaving literature written for the floor or table loom weaver than the rigid-heddle weaver. This leaves many rigid-heddle weavers wanting to know if those tempting patterns they see in magazines and books are something they can make on a rigid-heddle loom and if so, how do you make heads or tails […]

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Why Weave With Two Heddles

I tell this story a lot: I once asked a farmer if you could milk a pig. (Don’t ask me why it made sense at the time.) His answer: You can milk a mouse, but the real question is—Why do you want to? That stuck with me. We are insanely curious about all the possibilities […]

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There is a Method to the Madness

I grew up in and around all kinds of stages and studios. My parents were into the theater scene big time—as actors, backstage hands, and promoters. I lived for a short time in a dinner theater dressing room. I served as my mother’s dresser. I did the voice over for a ghost in Blithe Spirit. […]

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