3-4 HOUR HANDS-ON SEMINARS

 

Inkle Loom WeavingVest with Inkle TrimWEAVE YOUR OWN TRIM/INKLE LOOM BASICS

No weaving experience necessary!  The inkle loom is portable, easy to warp, easy to weave off, and makes beautiful belts and bands.  Daryl uses it to trim her garments.  Every weaver should own one.  Come learn this simple warp face structure. Participants will need an open sided inkle loom and  should be able to finish a small bookmark.
THIS SEMINAR USES POWERPOINT AND LIVE DEMONSTRATION AND IS WELL SUITED TO REMOTE MEETING TECHNOLOGY. Prospectus

 

Supplemental WeftFloodLights DetailDetail Jacket with Inkle TrimInkle Loom with Pick-upJAZZY TRIM ON THE INKLE LOOM WITH SIMPLE PICK-UP AND SUPPLEMENTAL WEFT

Create beautiful trim for home decoration and garments, reminiscent of Chanel. This supplemental weft technique, suitable for advanced beginners, will jazz up your bands, giving surface texture and dimension! In addition, we will learn the basics of Baltic pick-up, 2:1, that is 2 ground threads to one pattern thread. Participants will need a pre-warped inkle loom and should know the basics of inkle loom weaving.THIS SEMINAR USES POWERPOINT AND LIVE DEMONSTRATION AND IS WELL SUITED TO REMOTE MEETING TECHNOLOGY.

Note!  This class can be combined with the WEAVE YOUR OWN TRIM/INKLE LOOM BASICS class above for a full day hands-on experience.  The techniques taught here build on the basics class, and use the same warp/warp pattern. Prospectus

 

Name Draft on the Inkle LoomPebble Weave BandFreeForm Inkle WeavingADVANCED INKLE LOOM TECHNIQUES WITH 1:1 NAME DRAFT, FREE-FORM AND MORE!

This simple two shaft loom allows infinite possibilities, especially using a complementary light and dark warp.  Those that want to advance to more complex techniques will explore 1:1 name drafts, followed by Andean pebble weave, and runic or freeform structures. Participants will need a pre-warped inkle loom and should know the basics of inkle loom weaving.THIS SEMINAR USES POWERPOINT AND LIVE DEMONSTRATION AND IS WELL SUITED TO REMOTE MEETING TECHNOLOGY.Prospectus

 

Krokbragd on the Inkle LoomKrokbragd bandsKrokbragd band on the inkle loomADVANCED INKLE LOOM TECHNIQUES: TURNED KROKBRAGD

Krokbragd is typically a three shuttle weft face rug technique.  By turning the draft, it is possible to create these lively rotating designs on the inkle loom by essentially turning a two shaft loom into one with three shed options. This seminar uses powerpoint and live demonstration and is well suited to remote meeting technology. Prospectus

 

Fabric SamplePLAY WITH COLOR!

Build color confidence no matter what your favorite fiber technique.  We start with the basics of color and discuss inspiration from color forecasts, and online color tools.  They can help stretch the imagination of anyone who is color challenged.  PowerPoint slides will guide a series of fun hands-on exercises to create easy color references using yarn and photos.  Lots of inspiration!
THE LECTURE COMPONENT IS VIA POWERPOINT WITH LIVE DEMO AND IS WELL SUITED TO REMOTE MEETING TECHNOLOGY. Prospectus

 

Pieced MatFROM LEFTOVERS TO GOURMET!

Piece together all those handwoven scraps and leftovers into something wonderful.  This technique uses a fusible backing and no seam allowances.  Bias tubes cover the butted joints.  Use scraps to create a personal composition and push your creativity to the max!
Participants will create a mat using this technique. Sewing Machine required. THIS LECTURE IS VIA POWERPOINT AND LIVE DEMO AND IS WELL SUITED TO REMOTE MEETING TECHNOLOGY. Prospectus

 

Triangluar ButtonholeBound ButtonholesMASTER BOUND BUTTONHOLES: RECTANGULAR AND TRIANGULAR

The most beautiful and most professional of all buttonholes, master the rectangular bound buttonhole, and then try the triangular version!  This multi-step process is sure to give you consistent buttonholes every time.  Finishing the back of the buttonhole is also included.  This is a hands-on workshop. Use the sewing machine to create beautiful polished buttonholes. THIS LECTURE IS VIA POWERPOINT AND LIVE DEMO AND IS WELL SUITED TO REMOTE MEETING TECHNOLOGY. Prospectus