Learn the basic components of weaving on a rigid heddle loom to make scarves, table runners, towels and more. These popular portable frame looms provide a weaving experience with a smaller size and cost than a floor loom.
In this two-day class we will complete a table runner while learning key vocabulary, techniques for successful warping, weaving and finishing. We will be using the direct warping method.
Instructor: Connie LaTendresse
Length: 2 days
Materials Fee: $10
Skill Level: Beginner
Equipment & Supplies to Bring:
- Rigid Heddle Loom with ratchet gears (Schacht Flip, Schacht Cricket, Ashford or similar)
- 12-dent reed
- Two stick shuttles
- Three different colors of 3/2 cotton (6 oz each)
- Warping equipment: warping peg, sley hook
- General materials: scissors, measuring tape, pen/pencil, tapestry needle