Ursula's Alcove

Looms: Rigid Heddle


Constanza's Hybrid Loom
by Woodstuffs of NC

Constanza Hybrid

Item #CC-H
$120.00

No more loose parts to lose! The old peg system has been replace with a lovely hand-tooled rachet system. It operates the same as any other loom, you can create a string apron or tie directly onto the warp beam. Heavy paper is recommended for warping.

Card or tablet weaving, rigid heddle, and inkle bands using the rigid heddle are the types of weaving that can be down on this versatile strap loom. This loom is made of maple. Its dimensions are approximately 24.5" long by 9.5" wide and 9.5" high.


Small Box Loom
by Woodstuffs of NC

Herveus-style Loom

Item #HL-small
$150.00

Card or tablet weaving, rigid heddle, and inkle bands are the types of weaving that can be down on this versatile box loom. Made of hardwood, this lovely loom has a hand-tooled rachet system. It operates the same as any other loom, you can create a string apron or tie directly onto the warp beam. Heavy paper is recommended for warping. The frame dimensions are approximately 15.5" long by 7 3/4" wide by 7" high. Smaller cards than those shown are recommended for tablet weaving projects.


Split Level Box Loom
by Woodstuffs of NC

Box Loom

Item #HL-split
$200.00

Card or tablet weaving, rigid heddle, and inkle bands are the types of weaving that can be down on this versatile box loom. Made of hardwood, this lovely loom has a hand-tooled rachet system. It operates the same as any other loom, you can create a string apron or tie directly onto the warp beam. Heavy paper is recommended for warping. It has a higher back frame so that your weaving is on an angle and less bending is required. The frame dimensions are approximately 28.5" long by 13" wide by 13" high in the back and 8" high in the front.


4" Rigid Heddle Loom
4 inch Rigid Heddle Loom

This is a great loom for a lot of different uses. It is a good beginning weaving loom, great for card weaving, and even bead weavers use it for looming short pieces, mixing novelty fibers and beads. For costumers, this loom is perfect for making leg wrappings (Viking period) and garters. It comes with an 8 dpi (dents per inch) heddle, shuttle, instructions, and project as shown. Made in Minnesota, USA.

Other heddles sizes are sold separately.
#RH-4
$54.00


10" Rigid Heddle Loom

10 inch Rigid Heddle Loom

This is a great loom for teaching proper weaving techniques. More experienced weavers will find it very portable and useful for making a variety of clothing and objects. Patterns such as the Tibetan Panel Coat can be made with strips of handwoven cloth. Scarves and purses are also popluar items.

Loom includes a 4" 8 dpi (dents per inch) heddle, a 10" 10 dpi heddle, shuttle, instructions, and a small project, different than the one shown. Made in Minnesota, USA. Other heddles sizes are sold separately.
#RH-10
$70.00


Large Rigid Heddle Looms

20 and 24 inch Rigid Heddle Loom

The rigid heddle is a great loom, allowing the user to learn proper weaving techniques and create wonderful fabrics. In addition to fabrics, some folks also use this loom for tapestry work. Two sizes are available, the 20" and 24" models. They can be used on a table top and moved aside for easy storage, or can be used with the optional frame shown below. It comes with a reed (or heddle) of 10 dents per inch. Project is not included. Made in Minnesota, USA.

Other heddles sizes are sold separately.
#SG-20 for the 20 inch weaving width $140.00
#SG-24 for the 24 inch weaving width $162.00


Floor Stand

Loom with Floor Stand

Floor stand fits both the 20 and the 24 inch loom. Made in Minnesota, USA. Looms are sold separately, see above. Project is not included.
#SG-FS
$120.00


Weaving Shuttles

Weaving Shuttles

Heddles

Weaving Heddles


Books:

Hands On Rigid Heddle   Card Weaving    

Hands On
Rigid Heddle

 

Card Weaving

 

Creative Weaving

 


Prices and availability subject to change without notification.


See what other people are doing with rigid heddle on Flickr.


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