SPECIALTY WEAVING: HOUNDSTOOTH AND COLOR-AND-WEAVE

Only available in french

Next class:

  • October 27th and November 3th from 9:30am to 3:30pm

This course is aimed at anyone who already has basic knowledge of weaving and can dress a loom. Instructions are given on Structo 4-harness table looms. Participants will learn to weave classic patterns such as houndstooth, turned twill and plaid. Each of these patterns is made using very simple woven structures combined with a deliberate use of colour combinations to reveal a distinctive pattern. During this workshop, participants will be introduced to warping stripes, alternating thin and thick weft picks, weaving with two shuttles, and interlacing wefts at the selvedges.

Materials included : calculation worksheets, cotton yarn, equipment necessary for dressing the loom and weaving.

Content :

  • 1st class : choosing yarn, making calculations, dressing the loom, and beginning to weave
  • 2nd class : experimenting with weft yarns and patterns, weaving a small project

Duration : 12 hours (2 x 6 hours)

Cost : 300 $

Prerequisite : introductory weaving course or equivalent

Registration: creationzt@gmail.com




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