I love beading
I love crocheting
I also enjoy working on mosaic projects when the weather is comfortable because I prefer to use my patio as my studio..
I am about to dive into another creative endeavor....Weaving...... This is a frame loom...This weaving, when finished will probably be a wall hanging or a mat..
With weaving one can work large or small.....Yarn, string, leather, wire, straw, just about anything that is bendable...
Learning how to weave using sticks is next on my list...
Stay tuned, more pics to be posted soon :-))
|New project underway..My doggies keep me company and supervise..Pictured here is Simon :-)|
|Vintage shuttle...Circa 1997|
A good(and free) class to learn about
Know your Wool
Fringe Supply Company (Tennessee) has my crochet hooks in big sizes
Some places to buy yarn online
Local Harvest ( Navigate to the shop link and click on it...Then look for and click on yarns)
Jimmy Beans Wool
Join in real life or online communities of crafters who work with yarns and other fibers..
One such online community is Ravelry
A crochet website
Some How To Videos
How to get started with weaving
Weaving on a pin loom
This is the pin loom that I have..The 4x4 inch..These are the same principles work on all pin looms
|My very first woven granny square.Took me about 30 minutes to figure out how to warp and weave to this finished square.....Thicker yarn needed for a tighter weave in this basic pattern :-)|
Resources on Pin Loom Weaving
A fun method to make embellishments for woven projects
|My first attempt at needle felting|
Making Felted Soap
Useful links for beginning fiber artists :-)
Needle Felting Supplies Living Felt- More supplies and tutorials
Flat Needle Felting How to make felt soap
Winter Snow Scene Felted Sky Studio
More information about weaving
Weaving your own wall hanging
Mug Rug aka Coaster
Pin Loom Weaving The Weaver's Loft - online reference charts