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When you hear, “Xs and Os”, you might think of the symbols in tic-tac-toe, or for hugs and kisses, right? Interestingly enough, Xs and Os are also important to a weaving draft! And in episode 86, I am explaining all the ins and outs to you.

Take a peek at this week’s A Handwoven Experience video right here. Enjoy!

Show Notes –

A Touch of History – I found a research paper focused on the discovery of historic Appalachian weaving drafts. Turns out, one of the weaving advisors mentioned in the paper is Tommye Scanlin, who I took a class from once upon a time! She’s amazing! If you have a touch of Indiana Jones in there, you’ll get a kick out of this interesting paper. You can read it right here. 

Reading a Weaving Draft – All those lines and boxes and numbers – it all looks very confusing, doesn’t it? Never fear, my friend. If you want a simple tutorial on reading a weaving draft, I have just the thing! Here is my step-by-step, visual walk through a weaving draft. 

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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