I had a 5-metre-long front hall that was covered with a very sad-looking gray rug. I wanted to have something bright and colorful to bring some happiness into the hallway. Like many sewists, I had plenty of fabrics that I had stored for a while that I hadn’t found any use for. I decided to cut them into rag wefts and weave them into a rug. I love rag rugs that all my grandmothers wove. A few decades ago everyone knew somebody who wove rag rugs but nowadays it is more common to go and buy mass-produced rugs that are cheaper but well… more boring. The video Here is my…
I coded Tabletweave generator that allows you to design your own tablet woven bands!
I wove myself a traditional Finnish wool shawl. This was a garment that women used to wear when they went outside without a coat.
I wove myself a new camera strap using a double-slotted heddle and an old traditional Finnish pattern from Lemi.
I spent 2 months weaving myself fabrics for my folk skirt and vest. I was slow but I learned a lot in the process.
I got my first floor loom as a birthday present in December and wove a nice check patterned scarf for my first project.
I designed a stripy folk fabric and Susanna, the owner of Kultavilla the weaving mill wove it. Now I have the folk skirt of my dreams!
I learned how to weave with a backstrap rigid heddle to make traditional belts for my Karelian folk costume.