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with Janet Dawson
Online Class

Floor Loom Weaving

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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.


  • intermediate
  • 12 episodes
  • 8h42m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

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

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

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.

Recommended with this class

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