Posts by Laura Fry

Laura Fry
Laura Fry is a well known weaver, teacher and author. She has written articles for magazines and self-published several titles. She enjoys all aspects of weaving and sharing her love of creating textiles with others.

Weaving Blog

The Fulling Story: All About Fulling Wool

Wool has a magical property that can take individual threads, sometimes woven very loosely, and once in the water transform them into a thick cloth with great insulation properties. Develop an understanding of the process with this primer on fulling wool.

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Weaving Blog

Magic in the Water: Wet Finishing in Weaving

Weaving cloth is a complex process with many different steps. Perhaps the least understood is the final process, which transforms the threads into whole cloth. This happens the very first time they hit the water after weaving. The change may be extreme or subtle, but it will be changed. Read more »