SPECIALTY WEAVING: REP WEAVE

Only available in french

Next class:

  • Coming soon (Winter 2019)

Content :

1st class : choosing yarn, making calculations, dressing the loom and beginning to weave

2nd class : experimenting with weft yarns, colors, and textures and weaving a small project

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. Rep weave is a technique for weaving ribs across the width of the piece using very thick wefts such as bulky yarn, rope or strips of fabric to create a dense and highly textured cloth. This technique is traditionally used to weave placemats, rugs, or blankets. During the workshop, participants will be introduced to the notions of alternating thin and thick weft picks, reversible cloth, and weaving with two shuttles.

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

Duration : 12 hours (2 x 6 hours)

Cost : 300 $

Prerequisite : introductory weaving course or equivalent

Registration: here




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