Tag Archives: Warp

Weaving a ‘W’- Red Letter

I have just finished weaving a letter ‘W’. It is not quiet as straight forward as it sounds. The sett is very important as is the decision about the number of threads to use in the weft. The weave direction is important in order to keep the sheds correct across the weaving and the whole […]

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On the Loom

Weather Whether? is the next BTG exhibtion at The Mill House Gallery, Angmering, West Sussex. On the loom at the moment I am busy weaving  ‘Knot’. It is a work which physically embodies the idea of change. The front and back surfaces are equally important and interchange. The whole piece will undulates and be contorted into the knotted […]

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Loom(ing) questions

I have had several questions about my loom so I thought that I would put all the information together in one post. This very useful old book shows the loom that I use and a photo of a loom that William Morris gave to the museum. The diagram of the loom shows a continuous warp […]

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