with Janet Dawson
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Floor Loom Weaving

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Overview

Whether you're a weaving whiz or a wishful novice, Floor Loom Weaving will get your floor loom skills up to warp speed. Let Janet, owner of The Bobbin Tree in Sydney, Nova Scotia, shuttle you through each step, from preparing the loom to putting the finishing touches on your handwoven cloth. Beginners will learn the language of the loom and efficient ways to warp and weave, while experienced weavers will expand upon their drafting design skills and learn troubleshooting tips. Don't be floored by your weaving worries; loom large and confident in your weaving ability by enrolling today in Floor Loom Weaving.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 12 episodes
  • 8h42m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
8m

1. Introduction

Meet your instructor, Janet Dawson, owner of The Bobbin Tree in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Janet walks you through an introduction to weaving and what you can expect to learn in this class!

2. The Loom
17m

2. The Loom

Meet the loom up close with Janet's thorough introduction! You'll discover each part of the loom and what they do, learn about the bench and other equipment, and explore which yarns you can use for your projects.

3. How Cloth Happens
38m

3. How Cloth Happens

How does it go from yarn to loom to cloth? Let Janet take the mystery out as she teaches you how to get started with an introduction to weaving. You'll learn to read and draw a draft, work with more than one shaft and more.

1. Introduction
8m

1. Introduction

2. The Loom
17m

2. The Loom

3. How Cloth Happens
38m

3. How Cloth Happens

4. Winding a Warp
40m

4. Winding a Warp

5. Dressing the Loom
1h7m

5. Dressing the Loom

6. Threading the Loom
1h18m

6. Threading the Loom

7. Learning to Weave Well
1h27m

7. Learning to Weave Well

8. Tie-Up
20m

8. Tie-Up

9. Building Your Weaving Skills
1h0m

9. Building Your Weaving Skills

10. Tips & Tricks
44m

10. Tips & Tricks

11. Wet Finishing
30m

11. Wet Finishing

12. Wrapping Up
34m

12. Wrapping Up

Recommended with this class

  • Floor loom
  • Yarn
  • Weaving software that can read .wif files (optional)