Are you looking to buy your first loom, or do you want to learn new techniques? Read all about how to sew with your handwoven fabric and even upholster furniture in Twisting Tales Magazine.
An old Scandinavian weaving technique
Use an old technique to weave modern, graphic patterns
Weave warm, strong and thick fabric with Krokbragd. This technique was used to weave tapestries, rugs and bedspreads to keep out the Scandinavian cold, but it can look surprisingly modern.
Choosing your first loom
Where to begin?
Learning to weave
Compared to other hobbies, weaving is a tricky one to start with. There are so many looms to choose from and the jargon can sound like a different language altogether. But no fear! We’ve explained the most basic weaving terms and provided an overview of all the types of looms and their pros and cons. If you want to pick up weaving, this article will help you get started.
Upholster furniture with your own handwoven fabrics
Weaving upholstery fabric
Give your home a truly personal touch by using your handwoven fabric on your furniture. This article explains what to look out for when weaving the fabric and how to do basic upholstery.
Weave gorgeous patterns
With minimal equipment
You can weave intricate patterns without a loom! All you need are a few weaving cards or tablets and a belt, and you’re set! Read all about card weaving in our third magazine.
Make them youself!
An easy DIY
Pin looms can be a bit pricey, but they’re not hard to make yourself! Weave various shapes in no time at all. Read the article in the second edition of Twisting Tales Magazine
Weaving with wool
Doesn’t have to be sticky business
The tips and tricks you need
With the right preparation, wool can be fun and pleasant to weave! We’ve tested various ways of sizing the warp in our second magazine.
A deep dive into its history
Spinning to weave
Leiden broadcloth is responsible for a large part of Dutch wealth. Read all about the history of this fabric, how it was made and what we can learn from it today in our first magazine.
Sewing handwoven fabric?
Sew with your handwoven fabric
Measure twice, cut once! When it comes to sewing with your handwoven fabrics, there are a few basic rules to learn. Read the article in the first issue of Twisting Tales Magazine and you’re off to the races.
With different materials
Which yarn do I choose for band weaving?
Wool, cotton, linen, silk, alpaca or acrylic: what yarn do you use when you’re weaving bands? We’ve tested all of them in different situations so you can make the perfect choice for your project.
Making slits in your weaving
Weaving buttonholes as you go
Want to try something new? Make buttonholes in your handwoven fabric, while you’re weaving it! This simple technique opens up a world of possibilities. Read all about it in Twisting Tales Magazine.
Making yarn predictable
Basis Yarn characteristics
Learn which yarns are suitable for knitting cables and which work better for lace. Read all about basic yarn characteristics and make better choices for your projects!
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