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How to Make a Clay Weaving Loom
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How to Make a Clay Weaving Loom

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1/2 day +
You can create pretty much anything out of air drying clay! Here, learn how to create a gorgeous clay loom, that would make a perfect home decoration, and the perfect gift! Make intricate weaves using embroidery floss - which colours would you choose?

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How to make

Step-1

Roll out air drying clay onto a non-stick surface until 1.5cm thick.

Step-2

Use the largest cookie cutter to cut a large circle out of the clay.

Step-3

Use a the second smallest cookie cutter to cut a smaller circle out ofthe centre of the other.

Step-4

Use the skewer to put holes 1cm around the exterior of the smaller circle.

Step-5

Leave to dry overnight.

Step-6

Paint the dried clay white using acrylic paints.

Step-7

Once dry, paint the clay a combination of colours and patterns of your choosing.

Step-8

Once dry, thread the yarn through the holes in a criss-cross pattern and tie off at end to secure.

Step-9

Thread your large needle, and begin to thread from the centre of the weaving, weaving in and out of the yarn.

Step-10

To change colour, simply tie the two differently coloured threads together and keep on weaving!

Step-11

Tie off the weaving, and your new decoration will be complete!

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