Woven, Decorative Bands: Weaving on the Modified Rigid Heddle
Material fee includes two rigid heddles, shuttle, belt, bar, yarns and lesson materials. One rigid heddle will be modified, warped and ready to weave. The goal of this workshop is to get students weaving as quickly as possible. After students develop an understanding of the basics, they will design a second weaving project, modify and warp the second heddle. When students master the basic design and weave techniques they can, if desired, advance to Sami band weaving techniques or Latvian three-color work. Additional heddles of various sizes will be available.
DatesTue, Aug 19, 2014 - Fri, Aug 22, 2014
$280.00 per student (Early-bird rate)
You will need the following tools for this class:
As a child, Larry learned many textile techniques from his parents including nålbinding. Since the early 1980s, he has been teaching and researching nålbinding and has written a number of instructional manuals. These workbooks are some of the only resources on nålbinding in English. Larry has taught and exhibited nålbinding throughout the country and has even had students from Norway and Germany, but he considers North House home base. His classes at North House reflect his continuing interest in traditional textile crafts.
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