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Wear & Woven Blog

  • Why You Should Take a Weaving Workshop

    I love online weaving classes. Like a lot. So much in fact that I have a whole blog post dedicated to my favorites (you can find it here).

    Online weaving classes and weaving workshops have one major difference, one is an in-person class and the other is typically offered as a prerecorded online video (which basically means you can replay it as many times as you want).

    So why do I still think you should take a weaving workshop if you have the opportunity?

  • 3 More Ways to Weave Soumak Stitch

    Weavers love soumak stitch for a reason! It’s beautiful and versatile. Here are 3 more ways you can use soumak stitch to add texture to your woven wall hangings.
  • 4 Ways to Add Contrast to A Woven Wall Hanging

    Using contrasting elements in a weaving project can create something unexpected, whether it's contrasting colors, textures, or even concepts.

    Contrast is all about using elements of your woven project against each other to create something striking. 

  • How to Weave Soumak Stitch 3 Ways

    You probably already know and love soumak stitch! It’s a classic weaving technique and one of the first stitches that beginner weavers learn. But did you know there are more ways of using this weaving technique than the classic braid?
  • My Favorite Online Weaving Classes

    I love online weaving classes. When I first started weaving 6 years ago there were very few online courses available. Being able to choose from so...
  • How to Find a Local Weaving Workshop

    Learning to weave in person at a workshop can be an incredible experience. You have a weaver right in front of you who you can ask questions, other weaving students to connect with and a fun learning environment. Local weaving workshops can however, be hard to find if you're not sure where to look. Here’s a few ideas how to find one.
  • How to Finish A Wall Hanging

    Now in an ideal world, you’d clean up the back of your wall hanging as you weave. It makes things way less time-consuming in the end. But I don’t l...
  • How to Warp a Hoop for Circular Weaving

    Want to get started with circular weaving? In order to create a round weaving you have to start with a good foundation, in this case warping a hoop...
  • My Favorite Modern Weaving Books

    Weaving books can be tremendously helpful no matter your weaving skill level. They’re a great resource to learn new techniques and then return for more inspiration or to refresh your skills.
  • Where to Find Free Online Weaving Tutorials

    Workshops, online classes, and books are all wonderful ways to learn how to weave. If however, you need to watch your budget and are looking for free online weaving tutorials here are some of my suggestions.