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Introduction to 4 Shaft Weaving


  • The Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria 655 Nicholson Street Carlton North, VIC, 3054 Australia (map)

THIS EVENT IS ALREADY BOOKED OUT, BUT CLICK BELOW BUTTON FOR TERM 4.

No weaving experience required! This comprehensive introductory course will guide you in the use of a 4 shaft table loom to weave your own cloth. Enjoy the satisfaction of taking yarn through to finished fabric.

What you will learn:
How to weave your own cloth using a 4 shaft table loom and related tools
We follow the whole process through: From choosing yarns and winding a warp to dressing the loom, interpreting drafts, weaving a series of simple structures and employing decorative finishing techniques
You will produce a sampler using basic structures and then plan and weave a project of your choice

When: 
Sunday 1 July 2018
Sunday 15 July 2018
Sunday 29 July 2018
Sunday 19 August 2018

What you will get:
Expert skills-based tuition in handloom weaving
A complete set of notes for class and future reference
Use of your own 4 shaft table loom to take home between classes for the duration of the course
Yarn for your initial sampler