One of the biggest challenges for weavers who want to design with color is fear of making mistakes. Errors waste time and materials, and making a mistake – especially if it ruins a project! – feels shameful to many people.

Here’s how to overcome the fear of making mistakes.

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One way to make your handwoven cloth more intriguing is by using color to give it depth, making it look more three-dimensional. You can do this through your choice of yarn colors, weave structure, or other methods. Learn more in this article!

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How do you weave projects that really stand out, that draw attention to themselves? Or, conversely, how do you weave elegant, understated pieces?

The secret to creating eye-catching handwoven cloth – and to drawing the eye to specific parts of your woven project – is careful use of saturated color.

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Have you ever had a piece turn out feeling blah and boring – but you didn’t know how to fix it?

This article explains how to use color contrast to spice up your handwoven cloth.

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One of the curious things about handwoven cloth, particularly painted warps or cloth with large stripes of color, is that it can transform dramatically at a distance. Close up, the beautiful woven pattern, the pattern in your draft, is visible. But from a distance, the woven pattern almost disappears, leaving only the larger pattern of the color stripes or the painted warp.

What’s the mystery? How does this happen?

Let’s find out.

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