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Warp Threads Used In Loom Beading
A warped bead loom

A warped bead loom.

© Chris Franchetti Michaels

Definition:

Warp threads, or simply warps, are the long, vertical threads or cords that support your beadwork when you bead on a loom. You prepare your loom for beading by first warping it, which means that you attach all of the warp threads to the loom before you stitch on any beads.

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