Author Archives: Dave

New Milestone Reached Today – 1,000 copies of Building a 4-Shaft PVC Loom have been sold!

Just had to celebrate this milestone.  The counter went to 1000 at lulu.com!!!  Not too bad for such an obscure topic.  🙂

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Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center

I saw some Facebook activity today for the Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center.  This is Tom Knisley’s new weaving/fiber school created after the Manning’s closed at the end of last year. Wishing Tom and the gang at Red Stone Glen … Continue reading

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The Mannings Handweaving School Closes

Well, I made the drive out to the Mannings on Saturday.  Figured I should make one last visit to the place where I got my start in Weaving.  There wasn’t much left.  I bought 2 books.  A baby blanket book … Continue reading

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And another one!

This one has legs!  Great job!  See her project at Ravelry.

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Another PVC Loom at Ravelry

Check out this project at Ravelry.  They created a Pawl and Ratchet using parts from an older loom.  Looks fantastic!    

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A Dozen Projects in 8/2 Cotton – Cotton Clouds Video

This is a neat video from Cotton Clouds showcasing some of their latest loom kits.

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How to read Weaving Drafts

Just got a great email from Weaving Today – the Handwoven magazine people. Not Written in Stone From the article . . . Reading drafts is one of the challenging parts of learning to weave, in part because there can … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Scarf

Took this off the 4-shaft PVC Loom to make way for the 8-shaft version.  This is a log cabin sample weave I had set up for demos at fiber shows.  This only uses 2 shafts and is probably the simplest … Continue reading

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Sunday Activity – Part 1

So, I’m making an effort to get the 8-shaft edition of the book completed.  I have measured and marked the lines for the 8 shafts on the action board.  To do that, I just lined up 8 copper elbows and … Continue reading

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New PVC Loom Builders Group at Ravelry!

  http://www.ravelry.com/groups/pvc-loom-builders

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