Why This Loom

Want to weave, but don't know where to begin. This free class will orient you towards the types of loom available to weavers and make the case for why the rigid-heddle loom is a great place to begin.


Weaving 101: The Basics

The rigid-heddle loom is the perfect balance of simplicity and functionality. In this course, you will learn what makes a rigid-heddle loom tick, how to select yarns, read a weaving pattern, set up the loom, weave with confidence, and finish strong.


Spring 2020 Weave-Along: Weave Our Way Through

Learn two ways to draw on your cloth, inlay and onlay. There is a subtle, yet sublime, difference between them.


Weaving 201: Colorwork

Learn the know-how it takes to manage color, including fundamental principles of woven design, warping color sequences of all shapes and sizes, and weaving tips galore. When a weaving pattern assumes you know things, these are those things.


Weaving 202: Indirect Warping

Using a warping board or peg allows the weaver to wind complicated color orders resulting in no crossed threads behind the heddle. It is the most versatile warping method available to the rigid-heddle weaver.


Weaving 301: Pick-Up

Use a pick-up stick to create a third and fourth shed, breaking the over one/under one pattern of plain weave to make floats on purpose.