Nancy Today: backstrap weaving 2 from my hammock (weaving 22)


I get comfortable and start weaving on my backstrap loom while lying in my hammock. What a wonderful way to lie in the sun and get some time by the campfire …

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December 13, 2010

NingasKugon09 @ 7:31 am #

Nancy where did u order this contraption?……this is perfect for me since i’m just a beginner…i made one like this..but i used cardboard as a thread separator and a wooden dowels to tie the yarns…would like to get a finer thread separator, what do call that a ”heddle?”

NancyToday @ 4:19 pm #

We made them at mera. We used popsicle sticks and a piece of wood about 1″X 1/2″ on either ide of the ends of the popsicle sticks. Make the heddle/beater bar as wide as you want your fabric to be. Use toothpick sized skewers to make your reed/heddles if you can drill holes in them. Or you can make all that out of wire with a loop in the centers. Thread one into the hole, one beside it, all along your reed/ shed maker.

January 11, 2011

ArleneRA @ 1:44 pm #

preperation and planning is totally lacking….camera bouncing around a total waste of my time on a subject I would like to learn about.

November 8, 2011

NancyToday @ 10:15 am #

I’m going to try to remove this and re upload it if that’s possible!

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