Weave With a Homemade Loom

The author puts together a homemade loom and revisits a craft she tried and abandoned in grammar school.



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The author decided a table mat would be the first item she weaved with her homemade loom. This was the result.
PHOTO: NICO TOUTENHOOFD
145 homemade loom 3 running the shuttle
Judy and Michelle run the shuttle through the warp.
NICO TOUTENHOOFD
145 homemade loom 2 shed stick
The shed stick picks up every other strip on a prefab frame and separates them to form the "shed."
NICO TOUTENHOOFD
145 homemade loom 4 pulling shot
Pulling the new "shot" down to the last and tightening it with a fork.
NICO TOUTENHOOFD
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Michelle warping her homemade frame.
NICO TOUTENHOOFD
145 homemade loom 5 cutting threads
Cutting the final project from the loom.
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