DIY Weaving Temple

Tarp clip versions of the weaving temple works well, but you don’t want the weighted string to pull down the edges of your weaving. The addition of a stick on both sides of the ashford table loom helps the string stay horizontal. I opted to use a light painter’s tape to hold down the stick in the front and tied to do so on the back. Do what works for you; just make sure that how it is placed doesn’t interfere with the operation of your front or back ratchets and doesn’t hamper your ability to throw your shuttle.

DIY Castle Lights

Some direct lighting over he heddles makes a world of difference. I chose not to attach the lights directly to the loom as I wanted to make no permanent changes to the loom. These are removable and they work great.