This should be a fun thing to do in the warm lazy days of summer.So far ,signed upon the list are Wendy, Mona, Gudrun, Judith , Gloria and I can not decipher the other name on the current list. (I will come if I do not have a horse show. . In this workshop the samples are produced using 4 or 8 shaft looms.
This workshop is ideal for weavers of all skill levels but understanding how to weave on your loom is essential. Detailed instructions are provided but various options for weave structure and treadling options are open to the participant. This is a two consecutive day workshop; the participant weaves samples on day one and prepares and dyes the samples on day two.
This workshop is set up so that each participant works on their pre warped loom. The warping instructions are sent prior to the workshop. The participant is able to work at their own pace on familiar equipment. Maximum number of participants is 12.
The workshop binder provided includes a colour photo of the woven pieces and the corresponding page number where the sample can be located in the binder.
The information sheet for each sample contains the following:
Description of suggested warp and weft
The sett, number of ends in the sample, length of warp, ends per inch
Computer draft including threading, tie up and treadling
Instructions for the dyeing methods used for the samples