Resources for Warping and Weaving on the Cactus Flower Tapestry Loom and Twining Loom

These videos were created by Caroline Spurgeon, author of "Weaving the Navajo Way" and designer of the Cactus Flower Loom. These videos will help you navigate your way through the various techniques.


Beginning Knot for Warp:


Installing String Heddles:

Beginning Your Weaving:

Yarn Size:

Edge to Edge Techniques (Part 1) Wavy Lines:

Edge to Edge Techniques (Part 2) Seed:

Edge to Edge Techniques (Part 3) Vertical Lines:

Tapestry Techniques (Part 1) Vertical Lines: 

Tapestry Techniques (Part 2) Vertical Lines:

Tapestry Techniques (Part 1) Diagonal Lines:

Tapestry Techniques (Part 2) Diagonal Lines:

The Final 2":

Diamond Twill:

Other Pattern Ideas:

Advanced Techniques: Advanced

Problem Solving:

Warping a Cactus Flower Table Loom:

Installing String Heddles on a Cactus Flower Table Loom:
Edge Selvage Cord: Edge Selvage
Loom Overview
Weaving The Navajo Way - Finishing A Bag
Weaving A Cinch The Navajo Way
Twined Bags
Twined Bags Part 1
Twined Bags Part 2
Twined Bags Part 3
Finishing a Twined Bag on the Twining Loom
Wedge Weave!
Tufted Rugs


Warp Supplier:

Los Vigiles Living Traditions & Weaving Supplies 776 State Road 76, Chimayo, NM 87522 (505) 351-4522

Tierra Wools: