Miniature overshot patterns for hand weaving
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Beginner Overshot Weave-along with PattyAnne Part 1
Newsletter May 2018
To me, it looks a little like Mickey Mouse on a slant. The ears and the asymmetry take me to a happy place. The collection contains over 90 original designs, all drafted by hand and woven on a small Structo Loom on 4 harnesses. I have really been enjoying myself with this draft. The draft has a repeat of 38 threads and 38 treadle sequences. Drawdown for Primrose in Diamonds overshot pattern.
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site. Overshot is a magical structure. The first time you weave it you can hardly believe the cloth that grows on your loom. Traditionally used to weave bed coverings, overshot has many beautiful applications in today's world, from useful household textiles to breathtaking works of art. This versatile weave is subject to endless variations.
May 2018 NEWS FROM THE EWES
Reading a Weaving Draft When You Don't Have Foot Treadles
Below and at the other links above are detailed descriptions for a subset of the books available. The full list of books can be found at:. Also note that occasionally books become unavailable or a new source for out of print books is located. We will advise if a situation like this exists when you place your order, or you can contact us and we will verify availability before you order. Supplied with many of the companies new weaving looms , this book is a guide to using Leclerc's Rigid Heddle and small Tapestry looms. Written in both English and French it covers warping and operation with specific sections on the Bergere, Maya and Penelope looms. General information on rigid heddle weaving as well as sections on beginning and advanced tapestry weaving are provided as well as a number of projects geared towards these two types of looms.
You don't only take things part way. You have to know as much as you can about anything you explore. That's what makes you such an interesting weaver. Weaving is just so interesting, and I want to understand. And it's fun to read about so many interesting like minded weavers in the past like Estes and Hayes above - and I'm so thankful to know wonderful knowledgeable weavers among us now like you, Anna! I was curious, so I did a little research, and here's what I came up with regarding miniature overshot.
Good things come from spending time with fellow weavers. We share finished projects, newly discovered tools and toys, and honest critiques. Our lively conversations inspire, motivate, and nudge us into trying new structures and unusual materials. Her project stimulated conversation among several of us about what materials we might find in our own closets to repurpose as weft. A friend confessed that for many years, she had held on to a 70s-era maxi-dress sewn with a colorful cotton lawn fabric.