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Have you ever admired a glamorous houndstooth check coat and thought, “Wow, what a pattern!”? Turns out, it’s easy to recreate with just a few tips! And today I’m giving you the official Houndstooth How-To so you can sit down at a loom to weave your own.

Take a look at everything houndstooth in episode 78.

Show Notes –

History of Houndstooth – I found a lovely blog post about the history of houndstooth from the SCAD Connector, an editorial and student news publication for the Savannah College of Art & Design Atlanta. In it, the contributor Artesia Rose, explains some of the background and how this pattern is important from a fashion perspective. (They get an extra point for including the word “tessellation”. Nice job!) Take a look through the article right here. 

Different types of Twill – There’s a big ‘ole world of twill out there and it’s fun to think of a houndstooth check as occupying a small corner of it. But, if you aren’t familiar with a balanced twill (aka, 2/2 twill), never fear! Episode 51 will walk you through it. Simply click this link to learn all about it.

Holiday Shopping!

It’s time, my friend! Time to ponder what to give the weaver in your life. Or if you’re the weaver? Time to start your wish list of goodies that would enhance your weaving experience. And I’m armed and ready with a comprehensive list of weaving tools and accessories that any weaver would love to have! Click here to check out the many, many options for this holiday season. Happy Shopping!

Acton Creative Insiders –

Do you love all things Acton Creative? Want event more? I have just the thing! I’ve partnered with Patreon to bring you the Acton Creative Insiders! This monthly membership includes personal insights, weaving tips/tricks, and behind-the-scenes action every single week! All we’re missing is you!  This link will take you right to the AC Insiders page where you can see more details and register today! I can’t wait to have you as part of the team!


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