Mend a Fresh Hole in Jeans with Weaving

How to mend a fresh hole in jeans with weaving.

Learn how to mend a fresh hole in jeans while the threads are still there to weave with. Easier than patching later! I have this pair of jeans I love. They were the first real (as in, not from Target) jeans I bought after my daughter was born, which means they are probably seven years […]

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Weaving on a Stick

Weave on a stick to bring some nature in.

This perfect stick was sitting on the sidewalk in front of our house for a few days. I couldn’t stop thinking about it. That Y would be great for a little bit of weaving, I thought. And when I came across this collection of pictures of weaving on a stick, I knew I had to […]

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Make a Cardboard Loom

Make a cardboard loom from a scrap piece of cardboard

I’m still obsessed with weaving over here, and this is a great little take anywhere kind of project (I had it in my purse yesterday afternoon!) that will allow us to talk about some actual weaving skills in ways we haven’t had to so far. How to Make a Cardboard Loom You can make a […]

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Paper Plate Weaving

Paper plate weaving is an easy, fun, low set up activity great for adults and kids.

There’s a kind of sneaky reason I’m doing all these traditional kid crafts right now. Don’t get me wrong, I love them — and I think I’m going to devote a post soon to why I love them so much for grown ups — but it’s a little self-serving, too. I’m developing a curriculum for […]

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Paper Weaving {Craft Challenge, Day 30}

Paper weaving is a fun, easy, meditative project you can do with any paper you have handy.

I’m a little obsessed with weaving right now, which is going to show over the next few days of challenges. I love weaving because it’s so simple. You can do it with any sorts of materials, as we are going to this week. The motions are simple, repetitive, meditative.  It’s something we probably all tried […]

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