Introducing Star loom and Dragonfly loom

I am hopping up and down with delight!

For the last couple of years, I have been working on the designs for 2 new small looms: A Star and a Dragonfly.

I’ve done dozens and dozens of variations and iterations, and now, they are the Bee’s Knees.  Poifeck.

I took my designs to Donna and Gary McFarland of Dewberry Ridge looms and asked if they were interested in making them as part of their ‘Lil Weavers’ series, and they said, ‘Yes, indeed’.

Gary is working magic with his CNC machine and I love how he is building them.

We’ve decided to not show the front, working part of the loom, because, to be perfectly honest, we’ve worked so incredibly hard on them that we don’t want to be ‘scooped’ on them.  It’s happened in the past with other designs, so we’ve chosen to be more circumspect about these ones.

Instead, I’ll show you the back of the looms and the dragonflies and stars that you can weave with them.

You can use yarn OR wire to make the niftiest dragonflies and stars:

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The stars and dragonflies are somewhat challenging to weave, so I have made really detailed step by step instructions with full photographs.

To order the looms, please send  Donna an email: donna@dewberryridge.com

The looms aren’t quite up on Donna and Gary’s website, but when their internet issues are up to speed, the looms will be on:

http://www.dewberryridge.com/collections/lil-weaver-looms

I am thrilled… I hope that you’ll love them, too!

Every year for Christmas, I make our family and friends a new Christmas ornament.

This year, I’ll be weaving stars and dragonflies for them! 🙂

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15 responses to “Introducing Star loom and Dragonfly loom

  1. Jonee

    Oh Noreen those are so cool!

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  2. VERY clever of Dewberry looms! My heart started going thump thump thump when I read “dragonfly loom”. Beauty! And the star also looks very much like a starfish, especially with what looks like the ridges that appear on the sea critters. The metal dragonflies are stunning! Oh, exclamation points all over the place.

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  3. Nikki F

    When will they be available for purchase on their site. Can’t wait to buy them!

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    • They are available now. Gary has finished some and Donna will be getting them up on the website right away. But you can contact them and order them even if you aren’t seeing them on the website quite yet.🙂 Happy weaving!!!

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  4. Nancy Picthall-French

    Hi Noreen, Do you know when the looms will be up on the Dewberry Ridge website?  I looked this morning and didn’t see them.  Of course, I might have missed them since Hamish, our cat, was assisting me. Thanks, Nancy | Cats – – Books  Life is good!

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    • Hi Nancy- They are available now, even though Donna hasn’t had time yet to get them up on the website. They are at a big craft show, but you can contact them and order the looms. She’s going to get them on the website asap.🙂

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  5. Being Coastal, I see Sea Stars!

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  6. I couldn’t find the looms on the website! Are they behind your announcement?

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  7. Joanna Winter

    Hi Noreen,
    I ordered my “star” and can hardly wait to begin the fun!!! Hope I can pull it off for Christmas presents. I have the heart and a couple of the other minis and really love them. Thanks to you and Gary…and Donna…for your brilliance!!! Woo Hoo!!!

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