From Beginners to Experts: DIY Wall Weaving Ideas for Everyone
Wall weavings have certainly made their way around the DIY and craft circles the last few years, and for good reason. Whether weaving is your job (I mean, just look at the craftsmanship over on Etsy), your lifelong hobby, your meditation device, or just a one-time thing, the results are often stunning. And that, to me, is reason enough to give it a go.
Difficulty Level: Easy
If the word “weaving” intimidates you, not to worry. These projects require little to no knowledge of weaving, won’t take up too much time, and are sure to give you display-worthy results.
Follow along with Handmade Charlotte’s faux wall “weaving” to see how to make these dyed wooden tassel art pieces. The color combos are fun and playful, and they’re a pretty family-friendly option if you want to get the kids involved.
No need to weave when it comes to Bre of Bre Purposed’s wall weaving tutorial. Pick up an affordable woven rug (rug samples are a great option as well), add some yarn fringe, and you’ve got yourself a custom wall hanging without dyes and looms, and without dropping a pretty penny.
Even more simple is this Earnest Home Co. wall weaving. Erin had purchased a small rug that caught her eye, but that didn’t seem to have a place in her floor plan. So she took to the walls, attaching the rug to a dowel with needle and thread.
If you want a little more of a challenge, check out her other tutorial for this fringed weaving, using straw placemats as the base.
Extending her rug expertise into the DIY world, Brittany from The Vintage Rug Shop created this simple wall hanging for her nursery using a white bath mat. See how in her easy-to-follow tutorial.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
These wall hangings might actually require some weaving, perhaps a DIY loom, and most certainly a little bit more time and care.
This Paper & Stitch wall weaving may look like it requires an intricate technique, but it in fact it’s a weaving hack, and only requires your fingers, multi-use netting, yarn, and a bit of time.
Learn how to make some mini weavings (loom required) by following along with Jelica from A Pretty Fix. She’s got great tips and photo tutorials to help you weave your way through anything.
Grab your macrame hoop, latching canvas, and bright colored yarn and let The House That Lars Built guide you through this vibrant project. It’s a no-fail way to add a pop of color to any wall.
Head over to Etsy’s blog to see how to make these mini wall weavings using a DIY loom made from cardboard. A simple tutorial, with the ability to create intricate and textured weavings.
Emma from Gathering Beauty tackles her weaving projects with two household items: a clipboard and a fork. Check out her tutorial to see how to make your own.
Difficulty Level: Expert
Okay, okay…You don’t have to be an expert to create these weavings, but if you make enough of them, you’ll be able to talk skeins, roving, and looms with the best of them.
Honestly WTF created this beautiful piece using a frame as a loom, an assortment of yarn and roving, and a handful of different weaves and wraps. Her step-by-step tutorial is sure to help you on your way up to expert. And can we please talk about the branch as a dowel?
In similar fashion, this colorful piece by Rachel Denbow on A Beautiful Mess uses a store bought loom and shed stick. The fact that she uses words like “shed” make me think she knows what she’s talking about…