How to make a Mayan loom

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A few days ago in our blog we shared how to use the Mayan loom to weave with t-shirt yarn and today you’ll see how to make this type of loom. With a Mayan loom you can make a large variety of beautiful and original weaving. Take some basic carpentry materials and tools (like board, nails, a saw) in order to make your own loom to put into practice the stitches you have learned. Continue reading

How to weave a rug with a recycled toothbrush

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There is a technique to make carpets in which a needle made with a toothbrush is used to weave. These recycled cloth rugs are called “toothbrush rugs“.

To make these carpets, you have to recycle a toothbrush and make a large-eyed needle through which the strip of cloth is passed, and then weave a loom-like knit carpet, very beautiful like this model of lubodelo. Continue reading

T-shirt yarn heart (to decorate fabrics)

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This heart made of t-shirt yarn is ideal to decorate fabric bags, baskets, carpets and any other accessory made with recycled fabric. This heart made of strips of fringed fabric is very beautiful and is a detail that will give color to creations in t-shit yarn woven in crochet, with two needles or loom. Let’s see how to make this cute little heart with strips of fabric in pink, fuchsia, red or the colors you like. Continue reading

Patterns of woven bags

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I have fallen in love with this “African Flower” crochet bag made by craftpassion and I’m sure many of you will agree that it’s a beautiful model. Fortunately you can make it, because it’s one of the patterns of crocheted handbags and handbags woven with two needles we’ll see today. Continue reading

Illuminated fabric accessories

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This amazing carpet with LED lights included is Hyrkäs Johanna’s design and is just one of the great ideas for decorating with illuminated fabric accessories. The light that the LED radiates through the fabric creates a fantastic, very warm and modern effect on the weave of the fabric (and other materials), becoming an innovative way to decorate your home. Continue reading

Decorate hangers with t-shirt yarn and macrame

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Today we’ll show you a pretty, practical and quite simple idea to make, because using different knots of macrame you can decorate hangers with t-shirt yarn or recycled fabric. The idea is to bring color and style to metal or plastic hangers so you can modernize the wardrobe with these decorated clothes hangers. Continue reading