Starting with yarn selection followed by warp making, you’ll learn basic weave structures all the way through to finishing techniques. You’ll finish the course with a collection of fabric samples, designed and woven with your own hands.
Day one: looking at your visual research and selecting appropriate yarns before making warps.
Day two: loom dressing – getting your warps onto a loom and threading.
Day three: basic weave structures.
Day four: personalising the weave structures.
Day five: complete weaving and finishing techniques.
By the end of the course, you will:
- understand how a woven structure is created
- have a vocabulary of weaving terminology
- understand how different yarns react to one another
- know how to dress a loom
- know how to weave
Techniques taught include:
- yarn selection
- warp design and making
- loom dressing
- woven structures – weaving
- finishing techniques
More information: Introduction to Weaving