Twills on 4 shafts

Discover the basic ingredients of 4-shaft twills from threading to tie-up, so that you can start to explore this exciting family of weaves.… Read More

What the Drawdown tells us

The drawdown is essentially a diagram of the woven cloth. Every square in the grid shows one point of interlacement between warp and weft.… Read More


The treadling is the last piece of the weaving draft puzzle for floor loom weavers. In this post we learn how to read and interpret it.… Read More

Reading a Tie-up

The tie-up is an essential piece of information when you are weaving on a floor loom with treadles. … Read More

Weaving Drafts Examined

Generations of weavers have used drafts to pass on information to their students and colleagues, so let’s continue that historic tradition by working through the components of the weaving draft piece by piece.… Read More

Introducing Warp Space

Welcome to Warp Space! If you are new to shaft weaving, or have been weaving a while but would like to progress, then I hope you will find answers to your questions here.… Read More

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