There was an arts and sciences display at the recent crown tournament in Drachenwald. There were so many awesome projects on display! It was a joy seeing contributions from people … Continue reading Tablet weaving at Autumn Crown
I look at an old band I made and replace the tattered tassels.
Charts for monochrome (twist-patterned) laurel leaves, and what I looked at for inspiration.
I’ve made a double face tablet weaving pattern for a rose, with five petals, five leaves and a pierced centre. It takes a total of 48 cards: 42 pattern cards … Continue reading A rose
Spirals can be found everywhere, in a vast array of sizes. They occur naturally in anything from shells to spiral arm galaxies. They are also found in manmade items like … Continue reading Mirrored Spirals
An ermine motif that runs parallel to the band with wavy borders, and a few notes on converting from Nm to crochet thread size (ticket no) and back.
Garters for Baron Master Antonio di Rienzo
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
A doubleface tablet weaving pattern for an ermine motif aligned across the band.
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 🙂
I shared this collection of ermine designs in an arts and sciences (A&S) display last weekend. Believe it or not, they are all depictions of ermine spots! So far I’ve … Continue reading All the ermine – so far…
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