A doubleface tablet weaving pattern for an ermine motif aligned across the band.
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 🙂
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
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.
Garters for Mistress Catlin le Mareschale
A doubleface pattern and how I designed it.