Twill on the Rigid Heddle Loom (in person)
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454 Main St., Longmont, CO 80501

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Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - Thursday 10- 5 pm
Friday 10 - 6 pm
Saturday 10 - 5 
Sunday 12- 4 pm
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Twill on the Rigid Heddle Loom (in person)



Twill is not just for floor looms! Come learn how to create a wide range of twill patterns on the rigid heddle loom. Students will convert their rigid heddle loom into a four harness loom using two heddles, a pick up stick and heddle rod.  In class we will go over how to read harness loom drafts and how to convert the drafts to be woven on the rigid heddle loom. Twill unlocks the door to creating diagonal lines in handwovens allowings for a huge range of new patterns to be discovered.

Supplies:

Flip Loom (or a loom able to hold two heddles)

2 dent dent heddles (or one 10 dent heddle and one variable dent heddle)

Paper or cardboard for winding onto the loom

Warping Peg

Heddle hook

Stick Shuttle 

Ruler

Scissors

Pick up stick

Heddle Rod (the extra apron rod that comes with the flip or a dowel of a similar length and width)

Cotton for string heddles (3/2 or 5/2 cotton)

2 balls of Nature Spun sport weight wool (contrasting colors) for sampling

2 skeins of Quaker Hill by Plymouth Yarn (for scarf)

We ask that all materials be purchased from Longmont Yarn Shoppe.  Students will enjoy a 10% materials discount for class supplies.  Use CODE:  STUDENT10

 


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Sara Goldenberg White
Instructor Bio: Sara Goldenberg White has been teaching weaving along the Front Range for over a decade. Her passion for weaving and teaching started during her graduate study at CSU. She teaches a variety of fiber techniques but sharing her love of weaving with others is one of her greatest joys. Sara co authored Simple Woven Garments 20+ Projects to Weave and Wear with Jane Patrick. Other projects Sara has woven can be found in The Weaver?s Idea Book, Woven Scarves 26 Inspired Ideas for the Rigid Heddle Loom, Easy Weaving With Little Looms and Handwoven Magazine. Sara also has a lively fine arts practice and has exhibited her work at museums and galleries throughout the country. Sara enjoys the balance of creating her own work and sharing her love of weaving in the classroom, she looks forward to seeing you there!
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