Loretta Busch – Weaver's Blog – A Life Hanging By A Thread

A blog reflecting on handwoven crafts

Inspiration, resources, and stories with a few giggles, about weaving. A creative lifestyle that is “hanging by a thread.” Helping beginners navigate weaving and fibre art.

Blog Posts

Circular Looms

Circular looms can be a fun way to add floral embellishments and surface variety to woven scarves or tapestries.

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Fibre Alternatives

These are some alternative fibres I have in my stash that I’m planning to try weaving one day. Recycled saris, thick cotton cord, raffia, & ribbons.

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Weaver’s Studio

In the weaver’s studio, life is always “hanging by a thread.” Here you will find posts of the tangles and unraveling of a weaver’s journey. You are sure to find a lot of bad weaving puns.

Links & Resources

Here you can find numerous links and resources I have collected on weaving. I believe we learn best by approaching art and craft from many angles.

Pop-up Shop

My handwoven textiles are available online once a year. The next pop-up shop will be in the Autumn of 2023. Be sure to follow me on Facebook or Instagram if you want to learn more.

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Artist – Loretta Busch

Hello from the
Acadian Coast of
New Brunswick, Canada

My 30+ year career as an artist is layered with many creative trails, including
graphic designer, painter, printmaker, potter, business owner & workshop facilitator.

In this blog, I share my weaving journey. I hope that my experience as a fearless creative can provide you with the foundation to confidently begin exploring the craft of weaving

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