No weaving experience necessary! The inkle loom is portable, easy to warp, easy to weave off, and makes beautiful warp face belts and bands. Daryl uses it to trim her garments. Every weaver should own one. Weaving along is optional but encouraged. Through a PowerPoint and live Webcam presentation, participants will
• learn to make heddles for the loom,
• learn to follow a draft
• learn to warp the inkle loom.
• learn proper techniques for weaving a tight even band with good selvedges
• learn finishing techniques like twist ply fringe
• Explore design options and ideas
This Video is 2 Hours and 32 Minutes
After you purchase this class you will receive the login informattion and video URL within 48hrs.
• Headphones or Speakers • 3 Colors of 3/2 or 5/2 Cotton, at least 50 yards of each. The more contrast the colors have, the better. (Caution: If you use skeins of DMC perle cotton, please wind the skeins into balls before the class) • Sturdy cord for heddles, carpet warp or 3 cord crochet cotton. • Scissors • Tape Measure • Open sided inkle loom like the Schacht, Ashford (standard or Inklette), or Beka. Note: inkle looms with warp and cloth beams like the Gilmore and the Glimakra require specific equipment for warping and this class does not focus on beaming chain warps. If you with to use one of these looms, you will need to have your own warping equipment and be familiar with winding and beaming chained warps. • A small belt shuttle, like a stick shuttle except with a more tapered edge along one side.
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Refund Policy: Requests for refunds must be received at least 48 hours prior to the start of class. Any fees incurred from processing the refund will be deducted from the refund amount.
Daryl Lancaster, a hand-weaver and fiber artist known for her hand-woven garments has been sewing for more than 45 years. She gives lectures and workshops to guilds, conferences, and craft centers all over the United States. The former Features Editor for Handwoven Magazine, she frequently contributes to various weaving and sewing publications.