How to join the ends of a tablet woven band (almost) invisibly

This technique will be especially useful if you want to use a tablet woven band as a trim for cuffs or neckline. It allows you to cover loose threads and avoid unexpected unfolding. The idea is simple: you need to leave about 5 cm of threads on one side of …

Show your tablets some love the medieval way

I just received a new set of weaving tablets from a local artisan and I thought this is a great occasion to talk about how to take care of your wooden weaving equipment. This is important especially for those who weave outside and in different weather conditions. I often weave …

History of tablet weaving in Europe

The oldest weaving tablets were found in Spain and come from the 4th century BC. Yet, it is believed that tablet weaving goes back to even earlier times. The earliest examples of tablet weaving show its use as a starting edge of a fabric, not a separate band. Tablet weaving …