Make a Drinking Straw Weaving Loom » Dollar Store Crafts
When I was putting together our camp crafts roundup the other day, it got me thinking about all of the crafty things I used to do when I was a kid. One of my favorite things to do was weaving on a drinking straw loom, a project I learned in girl scouts. The result is […]
First steps in sewing: Paper Plate Weaving
One of my daughter's favourite toys for over a year now, is a lacing set where she 'sews' or laces different outfits onto a wooden doll's body. Having played with it over and over and over again over a this past year, she very quickly mastered the basic movements of hand sewing when I recently made her a 'sewing board' out of a recycled polystyrene plate. (Please click here if you missed that post). It was soon time to move on to something a bit more challenging. First up was sweet little…
weave it loom lap throw progress
I'm making a little lap throw with the weave it loom. It hasn't taken much time though I haven't really been diligent about working on it, but I do pick it up when I have a little time and this is the progress so far. There's about 75 squares. The yarn I'm using is mostly hand dyed and sock weight so the weave is a little loose. I'm not crazy about the yellow cast on the ivory yarn but I ordered a huge skein of it online.