Loom Remodeling Job

Before we try out the trapeze, I would like to share some history of my old LeClerc Nilus II loom. As you know already, I bought the loom a year and a half ago. It is built of hardwood and very sturdy. Suitable for rug weaving. It was in usable shape, but had a few…

Weaving Fabric and Stories

My two principal interests are weaving fabric and story telling. Although at first it appears the two topics can be interwoven into one blog, I find in my Gemini mind they must be separate. After all, not everyone who wants to read about weaving fabric is interested in wending her/his way through a tall tale,…

Warping Trapeze

Warping Trapeze

Several years ago, I bought an ancient 4-harness LeClerc Nilus floor loom and began to learn to weave cloth.  So far, I’m doing pretty well, if I do say so myself. Except … with … Warping … Every serious weaver knows a project which turns out well links directly to the quality of the warping…

Spring Project

“Spring has sprung,” the saying goes.  I don’t know if this is age related, or if it’s because my birthday is right around the corner (this is a serious milestone year I don’t even want to think about), but the older I get the less inclined I am to succumb to annual spring housecleaning impulses,…