Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Weaving presentation

Here are the pictures and videos for a presentation I am doing on weaving: history, materials, and a how-to.  At the end we'll make a scarf on my rigid heddle loom!

 Greek women weaving on a warp-weighted vertical loom:

Egyptian vertical loom

The Bayeau tapestry, all hand-woven

Tapestry loom


Parts of a modern floor loom

Warp weighted loom

Backstrap loom

Tablet weaving

Jack, counterbalance, and countermarche looms

 Jacquard loom

Thursday, September 19, 2019

History of spinning

This week I have a fun event coming up: demonstrating spinning for a friend's elementary school class! So I've gathered some pictures and videos of spinning to show them. Enjoy!