Category Archives: Circle Weaving

Woven  bird decoration – a kind of/sort of tutorial :)

I had a very rough idea about making a little bird decoration from my woven circles. This is what it looked like in my sketchbook.   

And this is what I did – step by step – just in case anyone out there would like to make some of these too. 

I think they could look quite nice hanging around – maybe on the christmas tree?  (Sorry, I do realise it’s way too early to be talking about that)

1. Weave a circle in colours you love. 

     

2. Make a fluffy ‘tail’. (Wind some yarn around your fingers, secure in the middle, fold in half, secure a bit more and trim)   

 
    
 

3. Make some colourful braided ‘legs’ too.
  

4. Fold the woven circle in half and start to sew along the open edge. Don’t forget to attach the tail and legs and stuff with some fibre or poly-fill as you go (I put some nice smelling essential oils in the stuffing too!). And I made some extra stiches to fashion a beak shape.    

   
 

5. Sew on some beads for eyes, maybe some tinkly bells for feet and lastly a loop to hang it up with. 

   

And here is a baby bird too – made using my smaller weaving wheel.   

Hope you enjoy x

Stocking up

Lots of laser cut circle looms sorted today.  

  They look a bit like Poker chips – game anyone?

 …..perhaps we’d better not  đź™‚

I’ll start choosing colourful yarn combinations from the shelves and then get to making up weaving kits instead 🙂

Little Shop for Mini & Tiny Circle Weaving Kits

Twill textile Design now has a little online shop on Etsy.

So, from today, it’s possible to purchase the Circle Weaving Kits.

There are two sizes available and the kits come with everything you need to get started (apart from scissors)

photo tiny loom circle weaving hands

You can also find instructional videos here.

Hope you’re having a lovely week.