Would you like to learn to weave?
I know this question comes up a lot in weaving forums when someone is looking to buy a rigid heddle loom. Due to the size and cost, it’s not necessarily the type of item craft stores can hold in-stock in great quantity, so it can be hard to see all these looms together and compare… Continue reading What’s the difference between Ashford’s rigid heddle looms?
The typical ‘first project’ on any loom might be something like a scarf or a table runner – a simple long, thin rectangle of cloth that needs no further work once it’s off the loom and wet-finished. Sometimes it’s hard to see where to progress to from there… And especially if you’re already a knitter… Continue reading What do I make with a rigid heddle loom?
This week I received some exciting mail – the 2021 Woolcraft Schedule for the Australian Sheep & Wool Show held in Bendigo, VIC. The show was cancelled for 2020 and so I did not get a chance to enter any exhibits last year, but I thought this might be a good time to reflect back on my experiences from 2019…… Continue reading Craft Show Entries
HappyWattle HandWeaving is owned & operated by Emily Travis and based in Bairnsdale, Victoria. I’m proud to be part of the East Gippsland community, and hope that I can inspire and encourage you on your weaving journey!