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Twill blocks baby blanket

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Twill blocks baby blanket

No sooner than I heard the wonderful news that my son and daughter-in-law were expecting, there was a warp on my loom for a baby blanket! I'd been reading Cally Booker's blog about designing with twill blocks and thought this would be an ideal project for my Ashford 8 shaft table loom.....

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Weaving Tea Towels

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Weaving Tea Towels

During lockdown I have been mostly weaving on my 24” Ashford 8 shaft table loom – and I love to weave tea towels! I am also a member of the Jane Stafford On-Line Weaving Guild and this summer Jane posted live videos of herself weaving a series of plain weave and twill tea towels....

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6 towels 1 warp on an 8 shaft loom

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6 towels 1 warp on an 8 shaft loom

Hemming my newly woven towels means that I'll have to get to grips with my sewing machine! We are not really the best of friends. In truth, I am a little in awe of it but the more I weave, the more I realise that I need to consider my sewing machine. Help was fortunately at hand...

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Table Loom blanket

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Table Loom blanket

I recently finished weaving a blanket on my Ashford 8 shaft table loom. Watch my video to see how it came out...

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How to hem stitch on the loom

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How to hem stitch on the loom

I'm often asked how new weavers can keep the first and last pick of their work from unravelling without having to tie knots once the item has been removed from the loom. I use a simple hem stitch and I do it while the work is still on the loom...

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