How to Coil – Video Post

CoilingCloseupHere’s the first installment in my techniques video series.  This quick 2-minute video will show you the basic technique required to produce tight even coils by hand.  Most would think, at least I did, that coiling would be the easiest technique to master; but, the opposite is true.  Tension is very important and most new weavers are afraid to get so friendly with their wire.  However, with practice you can achieve tight, uniform, beautiful coils similar to the ones on this piece:rosette