Weaving

Heating Pad

My sweetheart and I worked on this project together as a gift for his parents. We had recently finished building a floor inkle loom together when we got a request for a heating pad as our first weaving project. We had designed the loom based on photos we found online. Unfortunately, the wooden pegs wound up bending significantly under the tension of the warp yarn, but we did successfully weave this warp-faced fabric! We then folded the fabric length-wise, sewed up the sides, and filled it with field corn. To heat the pad up, you put it in the microwave. This project was certainly a learning experience regarding this type of loom! Tension was a struggle, but we are ultimately happy with how nicely the heating pad turned out!

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