with Deborah Jarchow
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Startup Library: Rigid Heddle Weaving

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Overview

Ready for a new craft? Discover the joys of weaving fabric with Deborah Jarchow as your expert guide in this comprehensive beginner’s class. Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom as you complete three projects, including a fringe bag, striped scarf and plaid dishtowels. Deborah will walk you through each step and answer your questions along the way so you can start weaving with confidence!

Details

  • beginner
  • 13 episodes
  • 4h41m

Included in this Class

1. What You Need: Choosing a Loom
23m

1. What You Need: Choosing a Loom

Meet Deborah Jarchow and start class by getting familiar with the loom's anatomy. Discover what features to look for in a rigid heddle loom and how to choose the best loom for your projects.

2. What You Need: Weaving Basics
15m

2. What You Need: Weaving Basics

Warp, weft, sett, beat. These are only some of the words you'll learn in this lesson as you explore a few tools that will make your weaving more enjoyable.

3. What You Need: Choosing Yarn
23m

3. What You Need: Choosing Yarn

Yes, you can use knitting yarns for weaving (in most cases)! Deborah explains the characteristics of good weaving yarns, what to look for in warp and weft yarns and how to prepare them for weaving.

1. What You Need: Choosing a Loom
23m

1. What You Need: Choosing a Loom

2. What You Need: Weaving Basics
15m

2. What You Need: Weaving Basics

3. What You Need: Choosing Yarn
23m

3. What You Need: Choosing Yarn

4. Method: Warping the Loom
35m

4. Method: Warping the Loom

5. Method: Plain Weave
27m

5. Method: Plain Weave

6. Method: Fixes & Finishing
25m

6. Method: Fixes & Finishing

7. Make It: Fringe Bag
21m

7. Make It: Fringe Bag

8. Make It: Finishing the Fringe Bag
14m

8. Make It: Finishing the Fringe Bag

9. Make It: Striped Scarf
19m

9. Make It: Striped Scarf

10. Make It: Plaid Dishtowels
31m

10. Make It: Plaid Dishtowels

11. Fix It: Fixing Mistakes Off-Loom
17m

11. Fix It: Fixing Mistakes Off-Loom

12. What's Next: Working With Patterns
12m

12. What's Next: Working With Patterns

13. What's Next: Planning Projects & Beyond
18m

13. What's Next: Planning Projects & Beyond

Recommended with this class

  • Deborah recommends watching the lessons on choosing a loom and yarns before making purchases
  • Rigid heddle loom with 10" minimum weaving width and 7.5- or 8-dent reed