July 16, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
Comments Off on 109 – Swedish Art Weaves ~ Joanne Hall

109 – Swedish Art Weaves ~ Joanne Hall

Learning to weave beautiful “Art Weaves” like those produced by weavers in southern Sweden will be the focus for this workshop. Participants will weave a sampler of the most popular art weaves–Halvkrabba, Krabba, Rölakan, Dukagång and Munkabälte. These techniques, which … Continue reading

July 16, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
Comments Off on 110 – Weaving in a Parallel Universe (Parallel Threadings) ~ Linda Hartshorn

110 – Weaving in a Parallel Universe (Parallel Threadings) ~ Linda Hartshorn

Incredibly versatile, parallel threadings can be used to weave a variety of structures including shadow weave, four color doubleweave, echo weave twills, and turned taquete. Vibrant colorways and iridescence can be created by using two or more colors in the … Continue reading

July 16, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
Comments Off on 114 – Collapse Weave on Four Shafts ~ Denise Bolger Kovnat

114 – Collapse Weave on Four Shafts ~ Denise Bolger Kovnat

This workshop focuses on weave structures, yarn choices, and finishing techniques that work independently and/or together to create fabric with dimension and personality. What appears flat and grid-like on the loom will crinkle, puff, and bloom almost immediately in the … Continue reading

July 16, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
Comments Off on 123 – Weaving with New Millennium Fibers ~ Heather Winslow

123 – Weaving with New Millennium Fibers ~ Heather Winslow

What on earth is Lyocell? Why would anyone combine cotton, silk, or merino wool with stainless steel or copper into a yarn? Aren’t pineapples and soy beans for eating and bamboo for building? What does a combination of silk and … Continue reading