Category: weaving

CraftSanity on TV: Weaving with Fabric on Potholder and Other Peg Looms

CraftSanity on TV: Weaving with Fabric on Potholder and Other Peg Looms

Yesterday I did my weekly “Take Five” craft segment on weaving with fabric on potholder and other peg looms. (I admit I’m a bit obsessed with the topic right now.) I’ll be demonstrating this...

First Step: Quit Day Job. Second Step: Make and Sell Wooden Potholder Looms

When I quit my day job in early July it was as traumatic as a birth. As I walked down the back “employees only” hallway the last time as an official staffer, I cried...

Weaving My Way Back To The Loom

Today my art & craft column is about Jochen Ditterich, 73, of Grand Rapids, a fantastic weaver who taught me a great deal when I did an apprenticeship with him about a decade ago....

Nature’s Master Weavers

This is the bird’s nest we discovered under our deck today. I’m in awe of how resourceful birds are. Even our dog’s white fur is woven into this abode. I just love meeting “natural”...