BEST tutorial I've seen outlining all the steps needed to use your bead loom. Note: you may want to finish off your completed work with some off-loom picot edging or fringe, in order to hide the raw-looking edges along the length of your piece.
The Backstrap Loom is used by weavers in the Cusco area of Peru. Each weaving requires the making of a new loom; in fact much of the "loom" becomes the weaving. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk incas.org and author of "Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu: Folk Tales and Stories of Inca Life."