An Introduction to Handweaving Fabrics with Maria Sigma

An Introduction to Handweaving Fabrics with Maria Sigma

Maria Sigma Thursday, 1 September 2022

Maria Sigma is an award-winning textile designer/weaver specialising in 'zero waste' ethical hand-woven textiles for interiors. She studied at Chelsea College of Art & Design, and since she graduated in 2014, she has developed her own weaving practice in London.

She has collaborated with brands such as Soho House, Selfridges, The New Craftsmen, London Craft Week, OXO Tower and TOAST. Here, she met with us to explain the basics of handweaving and how she incorporates a zero-waste, sustainable approach to her practice. 

In this video, you'll learn:

  • The key weaving terms you need to know to get started 
  • How handweaving differs from machine weaving
  • About zero waste weaving 

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