ONLINE COURSE BUNDLE: Rigid Heddle Weaving for Beginners + Next Steps in Rigid Heddle: Colour, Pattern, Texture
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Until Dec. 31st, save $96 when you buy both Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom for Beginners and Next Steps in Rigid Heddle Weaving: Colour, Pattern Texture as our special introductory bundle!
This bundle will keep you happily weaving away from your first scarf into explorations of intermediate techniques and patterns. When you purchase this bundle you will receive an e-mail connecting you to our online learning platform, Thinkific.
Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom for Beginners
Want to get started weaving on a rigid heddle loom? These are perfect for those looking to start weaving on an affordable, portable loom that can get you weaving quickly. This course walks step by step through the process of creating a project from beginning to end, using audio slideshows with clear photos and illustrations. From learning the parts of your loom to tying fringe on a finished piece, this course has everything you need to get started. The course includes a pattern for weaving your first scarf. Take the stress out of weaving with this friendly, thorough introduction!
Want to weave along with the course? Pick up the optional Materials Kit to make the course project.
Next Steps in Rigid Heddle Weaving: Colour, Pattern, Texture
There is so much you can do with a rigid heddle loom! It can be hard to know where to get started once you’re ready to branch out beyond simple plain weave projects. This course covers how to use colour, pattern, and texture to expand your rigid heddle horizons. Using audio slideshows, we talk through the theory behind each element, then move onto tips and tricks for how to put your new knowledge into practice. The course includes three projects, one for each module, that will let you learn with your hands as well as your head. Learn pick-up sticks, colour-and-weave, different finishing techniques, and how to plan colour gradients!
Want to weave along with the course? Pick up the optional Materials Kit to make the course projects.
About the Instructor:
Ali Hurlburt is a handweaver and weaving instructor who only feels truly relaxed when sitting at a loom. At Gather she is the expert in rigid heddle looms: small, simple looms with lots of potential. She also teaches four shaft weaving and writes content for the Gather blog, troubleshooting series, and online learning. She sells her weaving under the name Booj Wovens, as well as exploring sacred weaving and inter-faith textile projects. She is passionate about welcoming new weavers to the craft and about bringing weaving into community spaces.