Understanding Weaving Drafts

example of weaving draft

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

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


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

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

Understanding Blocks