Blog: Tablet Weaving

Backstrap faaaaail

Backstrap faaaaail

In preparation for teaching Tablet Weaving I decided to try out backstrap weaving again. How it works is instead of using a loom you attach the far end of the weave to a stationary object and the other end is attached to a strap wrapped around your waist/chest. This was a completely disaster! There aren’t...

Brocade with Red Vines and Golden Cats

Brocade with Red Vines and Golden Cats

This belt was a CHALLENGE. Let me tell you it’s story. For the Trillium Exchange: Death Theme my recipient said one of the things she wanted was a belt, so I thought that was the perfect chance for me to up my tablet weaving game to the next level. After debating for a bit I...

Tablet Weaving: Brocade

Tablet Weaving: Brocade

After deviating to a bunch of other crafts for a bit, I’m finally getting back to some new tablet weaving. As per usual I am attempting to up my game a bit by selecting something that is a technique I haven’t tried yet… so this band I will be attempting to brocade. Essentially this means...

Adventures in Pebble Weave Part 2

Adventures in Pebble Weave Part 2

I had started on a new band, the good version, of the dragon heads pebble weave and it isn’t exactly turning out like I had expected it to. I mean.. it looks “right” in that it’s actually creating the dragon heads.. but the texture of the 2 hole is getting a little lost.I think this...

Shuttle Experimentation

Shuttle Experimentation

The relevation from this post might be a huge DUH for anybody who’s experienced in doing crafts with string… Me and the Husmonkey made a bunch of different shuttles for me to test out different designs. There were 2 differend things we were testing: one being the holes or notches in the end, and the...

Adventures in Pebble Weave

Adventures in Pebble Weave

I was feeling confident in my abilities with tablet weaving my last project, the Rus Headband I made as my Trillium Exchange gift for Baroness Gema. So I decided that it was a good time to mix things up a little bit and try out the Pebble Weave Dragon Head Pattern. Google Translated Source  ...