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Wearing my heart on my sleeve- 4 and 6 inch Heart Looms

I am so pleased!   I’ve been working with Donna and Gary McFarland of Dewberry Ridge Looms to create some absolutely lovely new Heart Looms.

They are 4 inches and 6 inches and have a wider sett than the tiny 2 inch looms.

This means that you can weave thicker yarns, roving, fabric strips, t shirt yarn on them. Lots of eco-friendly options!

And on the 6 inch Heart loom, you can even weave potholder loops, too.

One of the first things that I did with them was to mend my much loved, and very well worn woven jacket by stitching and felting one of the hearts to repair a frayed section on the sleeve.

Here are the links to buy the looms:

https://www.dewberryridge.com/products/lil-weaver-heart-loom-6

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An easier way to weave hearts on the little heart loom

The other evening, I figured out a much easier way to weave hearts on the little heart loom that I designed, and Gary McFarland of Dewberry Ridge Looms makes.

A new & better way to weave a heart on the Dewberry Ridge Heart Loom by Noreen Crone-Findlay (c)

Here’s the new video, showing how to weave hearts this easy peasy way:

And, if you click ‘Heart Loom’ in the categories, you’ll find lots of links for yummy things to  make with the heart looms 🙂

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To order a heart loom,  click this link to Dewberry Ridge Looms: Heart Looms

You can weave a Valentine!

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How to weave a flower on the heart loom

The Heart loom from Dewberry Ridge loom is such a sweet little loom 🙂 Here’s the Link to order one of them: LINK

I’ve woven some fun things with it:

Here’s the ‘How to’ that shows some of them: LINK

and how to make a butterfly: LINK

And, now, here’s how to weave a flower using the Heart loom:

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The flowers can be used to embellish scarves, stoles, shawls, bags, vests, hats or other garments or pillows, throws, curtains….

 

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To make the flower, you’ll need to weave 5 hearts in petal color and 3 in leaf color:

 

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Fold the leaf hearts in half and stitch the edges.

Then, stitch the petal hearts together with one edge layered a little over the other, then stitch a button on for the center:

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Then, stitch the leaves to the back of the flower.

If you are going to stitch a pin or a hair clip to the back of the flower, cut a circle of felt and stitch it over the messy ends on the back.

If you are going to stitch the flower to a garment or home accessory, don’t worry about the felt circle.

Just stitch the flower on, leaving the tips of the leaves and part of the flower petals free so they are dimensional.

Here’s a video showing how it’s done:

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How to weave a tiny heart & make fun projects with them

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I have been having so much fun weaving tiny hearts!

I have been designing all manner of fun projects with the Dewberry Ridge Heart Loom-

What have I been using the hearts for? Well… things like a prayer flag:

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and amulet bags:

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and I fixed a placemat that had a frayed corner:

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I also made darling butterflies from the hearts. See this post: Link for a video tutorial on how to make them.

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 You can use the hearts on stuffed toys, bags, hats, scarves, shawls, stoles, mittens, socks, sweaters, vests, placemats, curtains, towels, stitch a pin on the back and wear it as a pin, weave them with handspun wool and felt them and wear them as earrings – there is just no limit to the things you can do with the sweet little hearts!

I’ve made a video of how to weave heart using the Dewberry Ridge Heart Loom:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hywtLUKJ_Ts

The link to buy the looms is: HEART

Happy hearts to you, and happy weaving! 🙂

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Sweet little heart loom

A couple of weeks ago, I designed a tiny pinboard loom to weave little hearts- Here’s the link to that post HEARTS

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I just loved the little hearts that I wove on the pinboard loom, but didn’t really like holding the foam in my hands while I wove.

I asked Donna and Gary at Dewberry Ridge Looms if they would make some heart looms, using my design, so other people could weave wee perfect hearts, too.  (Gary’s work is FABULOUS!  I love their looms) 🙂

They said sure, so Gary set to work and they now have lovely little heart looms!

I am just enchanted with the little heart loom- it’s beautifully made and is a treat to hold in my hand, and a pleasure to weave on.

I am thinking of all the wonderful ways of using the woven hearts… ooooooooh yes!!!!

I won’t be selling them, so you’ll have to go to their website to buy one. Here’s their link:  HEART LOOM

I have some fun projects in mind, and will post pics as soon as I get them done.

I think that I will probably make a video tutorial specifically about weaving with this little loom.  (One more thing for the ‘to-do’ list!)

Happy Hearts!

 

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