Not So Rigid Weaver
Musings on weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom and beyond
Heddle vs Reed vs Rigid Heddle
30 Jan 2023
In rigid heddle weaving, you’ll see the terms heddle, reed, and rigid heddle used interchangeably, but, these can also be entirely different things on other kinds of looms.
What is a rigid heddle loom?
06 Apr 2023
Rigid Heddle Looms are versatile looms that use a rigid heddle to weave fabric by moving the heddle up and down to create a space to pass a shuttle through.
What’s the difference between braiding and weaving?
19 May 2023
other fiber arts
Braiding (or plaiting) and weaving are both ancient ways of making textiles by interlacing yarn in an over/under pattern. But what's the difference between them? And what the heck is fingerweaving?