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ikat blues on the backstrap loom

Ikat blues on the backstrap loomhandwoven imperfections Making warp preperations for my backstrap loom. Using ikat, a method of tie-dyeing the warp or weft before the cloth is woven. The warps will be dyed with natural indigo during my artist residency in Ubud, Bali. Related projects Load More

Amuzgo backstrap weaving masterclass

Masterclass Amuzgo backstrap weaving During a three-day backstrap weaving course, I learned how to warp and assemble a backstrap loom, how to weave Amuzgo symbology and understand its meanings and cultural surroundings using naturally dyed Mexican cotton yarn. At the end of the course, I took home my woven swatch with symbols and the backstrap …

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