Have you ever added trim to a garment, and had only one or two woven motifs left over? I’ve ended up with small pieces where there’s barely enough room to … Continue reading Stabilising leftover tablet weaving
Ermine spots can be depicted as either being parallel to the edges of a band, or perpendicular to it. This pattern is one of the first I devised that shows … Continue reading Ermine 4: a change in direction
Finding linen offcuts, using up leftover warp threads, using a new embroidery stitch successfully… Oh and making last minute lucet cord and tudor-style wrapped beads! Here lies the tale of a drawstring pouch made of scraps.
Here I offer three patterns for “mini” ermine points. They require a maximum of 18 cards. Each can be reproduced with as few as 12 cards (8 pattern cards plus 2 border cards either side). Do you want to try doubleface tablet weaving? Have a go with these 🙂
Valda asked me to make a tablet woven squire belt that was appropriate to her viking persona’s best outfit. I asked whether she was aiming for authenticity, or if she’d … Continue reading A squire’s belt for a viking
Two tablet woven bookmarks made for largesse in 2018.
A second pattern for tablet woven ermine points running parallel to the edges of the band.
One chart – many possibilities
A low cost approach to making cards, and if you really get the weaving bug, you can make enough to keep several projects on the go at once!
Looking back at working on the first two tablet woven bands I made using silk.