Flash Sale: 50% Off-Segue Ribbon Yarn

I love this yarn! As a matter of fact, it was love at first sight!  She came into  my life late in the game.  I wish I had found her sooner; wish I had embraced her more often;  wished I had caressed her softness and sparkle years before. Now she is almost gone!  The Italian factory where…

Global Citizens, Global Community

How big is your creative community? Our lives as fiber artists are woven together through a common thread of passion for color, texture, technique and purpose. This community  is bigger than you might think! Right now, around the world, people are weaving, spinning, knitting and crocheting! Thanks to the internet, we have more options than…

A Year of Towels – by Jodi Ybarra

Rigid Heddle Year of Towels Kit Club! Join now! About a year ago I had the idea of designing twelve towel projects to share with my fellow rigid heddle weavers. I started with basic plain weave, adding simple stripes to jazz up my towels, then as the ball got rolling, or should I say the shuttles were…

Dreamin’ of Weavin’? Get Inspired!

Rigid heddle weaving has been gaining in popularity recently, and we couldn’t be more excited! The rigid-heddle loom is a great entry point into the world of weaving. These little looms are portable, relatively inexpensive, and offer you the flexibility of being able to try out a large amount of weaving projects and techniques without the investment…

Online Classes: Our Recommendations

Someone once told me what is supposedly an old Irish saying: “It kills the craft not to learn it.” I have no idea if the source of the proverb is accurate, but the meaning stuck with me anyway. As people who knit, weave, spin, or are generally interested in making things by hand, we sometimes…

Waffle Weave Towels on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom and I love making towels! Stripes, plaid, checkered and now waffle weave! You can’t imagine how excited I was when I realized that waffle weave can be achieved on a 2 shaft loom, using plain weave and just one pick-up stick. Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton is the…

Weaving Leno on a Rigid Heddle Loom

I just finished weaving the Leno Wall Hanging  featured in Cotton Clouds’ Rigid Heddle Kit-of-the-Month Club!   I’d love to share my Leno weaving experience with you! I really enjoyed working with  the Linen7  used in this project.  Linen 7 has the perfect amount of body & stiffness needed to maintain the  openwork designs.  This soft, supple, natural yarn felt as…

Weaving Placemats on My Rigid Heddle Loom

Hi fellow Rigid Heddle Weavers! I’m back to let you know how my next project in the Rigid Heddle Kit-of-the-Month Club is going. This might just be the most fun I have ever had weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom! These placemats are perfect for everyday use!  These  Everyday Placemats  wove up so quick and easy with such…

Weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom! Working for Cotton Clouds has lots of perks. One of them is getting my hands on all the gorgeous yarns and colors to design my own scarf and to be able to share my ideas & designs with you. This is me, Jodi Ybarra wearing my handwoven Rigid Heddle…