Susan E. Horton

Adventures in Direct Warping a Rigid-Heddle Loom

Susan prefers to direct warp when weaving on the rigid-heddle loom, and will go to great lengths to avoid during otherwise. Here she recounts a few times when direct warping was anything but.

Challenge Yourself With Weaving Parameters

I would like to have a set of handwoven placemats that match my everyday dishes. I have been using store-bought placemats for the past 25 years, and for almost that entire time, I have been thinking about weaving placemats of my own design.

Make Magical Potholder Designs with the Potholder Wizard

If you have a potholder loom lying around, then you'll LOVE this free weaving software from Harrisville Designs called the Potholder Pattern Wizard!

Weaving While Watching Sara Bixler

Sometimes what you get from a course isn’t part of the course.

Sara Bixler, an Inspired Weaver

Sara Bixler has been one of our cherished contributors for a while, and there are very good reasons for that.

Magnolia Ornaments

Weave a few squares, do a bit of crafting, and create flowers for any season.

The Low-Stress Guide to Weaving Gifts

Want to avoid giving someone two skeins of yarn and telling the recipient it will be a scarf . . . one day? Here are our tips for gift planning.

Creating Doesn’t Need to Be Complicated.

There is always time to learn and create, even if it’s only minutes a day.

Reader’s Gallery: Pin-Loom Scarves and Shawls

In this, seventh and last post of Reader’s Gallery scarves and shawls, I concentrated on pin-loom and continuous-strand weaving.

Call for Submissions for Little Looms Holiday 2021!

There's no time like the present to start planning for the holidays in ...2021! Take my word for it, Little Looms Holiday 2021 will be here before you know it!