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A Whole Community of Inspiration!

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A Whole Community of Inspiration!

Joy of Weaving Creativity is a way of life! Whether you’re just learning the art of weaving or a master at the loom, take a moment to think about why you started weaving. Did you learn on your own, or from a friend or family member? What was the very first pattern you made on your loom? Did you keep your first piece of art, or give it as a gift of love? I hope while reflecting on your adventures through weaving you felt a sense of joy, relaxation, and inspiration to keep doing what you love! Weaving is an...

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Mango Salsa Towels

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Mango Salsa Towels

Mango Salsa Towels It’s time to weave some happy colors! It’s time to warp your loom with bright, cheerful colors! This month our weaving will promote happiness and wellbeing. Color strongly impacts my emotions and greatly affects my mood. I’m sure it does yours as well. So let’s weave with some happy colors! I actually felt happy and cheerful after weaving with these colors and realized that the colors were making me feel energized! I decided to do some research on how colors affect our moods and this is what I learned. Orange makes you feel energized and enthusiastic. Yellow...

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Chili Pepper Towels- Four Step Pick-Up Technique

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Chili Pepper Towels- Four Step Pick-Up Technique

These towels are red hot! Light your senses on fire weaving these Chili Pepper Towels! Like other members of the red family, chili pepper red is dramatic and exciting.  It’s associated with sensational tastes and cultural diversity.  These towels are just what we need to spice up our lives this summer! More that just plain weave. You can easily create so much more than just plain weave on a 2-shaft rigid heddle loom.  By maneuvering the warp threads with a pick-up stick you can create unique and interesting textures in your fabric. A pick-up stick is the equivalent of adding shafts to...

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Step-by-Step Weaving Fun!

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Step-by-Step Weaving Fun!

We are just getting started with the SuperSoftCotton Towel Club with great success! We will be weaving twelve towel kits together over the next twelve months. I’m so excited to share my love of weaving with my fellow rigid heddle weavers! Let’s get started! You will love the convenience of receiving a kit each month to build confidence with your weaving skills.  This SuperSoftCotton Weaving Club is the perfect solution if you are like me and just don’t have much time for the things we love.  How to Manage Your Time to Weave I will show you that you can find the time...

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Hawaiian Ice Towels — Warping Your Loom

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Hawaiian Ice Towels — Warping Your Loom

I knew that weaving was going to be my passion from the very first time I warped my loom but I never imagined that I would be designing projects for my fellow rigid heddle weavers through Cotton Clouds! I absolutely love weaving and am so happy to be sharing my experiences with you all! Hawaiian Ice Towels I hope everyone is enjoying the weaving kits from our SuperSoftCotton® Towel Kit Club! This month we are working on the Hawaiian Ice Towels. I love how the crisp white of the Cottontail 8/4 cotton brings out the bright colors in the Caterpillar Variegated Cotton Paua colorway. Watch My...

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