agenda, band loom, inkle loom, rigid heddle, warp-faced weave, weft-faced weaves

April 1, 2017 Meeting

There were no April Fool’s jokes with our monthly meeting. We had a great time at the studio. After our business meeting, there was show & tell. It was quite a variety of spinning & weaving. After show & tell, the program began.

Tanya & Debbie continued with their instructional program with weft- & warped-faced weaves on the rigid heddle. We learned about Ghiordes Knots to give that ‘piled’ look on a weave. Then we learned about weaving bands on rigid heddles, inkle looms, and a band loom.

 

April Meeting minutes

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agenda, rigid heddle, weft-faced weaves

March 2017 Agenda

  • General Meeting
  • Show & Tell
  • Weft-Faced Weaves for small purses
    • Materials needed
      • rigid heddle
      • 7.5 or 8 dent reed
      • small stick shuttles (if you have them)
      • weft-great stash buster-bring a variety of colors & sizes
      • warp-8/4 carpet warp (Guild has some if you need it-come early to warp)
    • # of ends: 36
    • length of warp: 40″ or more

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