box loom, Norwegian Cradle Loom, tape loom

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I’ve completed the second tape. As you can see from the photos below, the first tape that was completed with the paddle loom alone, backstgrap fashion, has very inconsistent widths. The second, my first tape on the cradle loom, was much more consistent. With some practice, I should be able to produce fairly consistent tapes.

band 2band 1

The next project I’d like to try on this loom is with finer cotton thread and a floating pattern weft. I’ll keep you posted.

Tropical Twister

 

2 Responses to “box loom, Norwegian Cradle Loom, tape loom”

  1. Court McFarland says, July 4th, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    Happy to see articles like this. Really enjoy crafts from the past.

  2. Tropical Twister says, July 9th, 2009 at 8:31 am

    Wow! Love your site and your “tapes”. Will refer others. As you can see from my first attempts, I know it’s not as easy as it looks. Tropical Twister

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