Rigid Heddle Weaving

Group Classes at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati

I have a group classes on the schedule at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati.  All Registration for the classes is through Eventbrite.

The first one is Weaving a Houndstooth Scarf, Saturday and Sunday January 28 and 30, 2017 click here to view and register.

The Sedcond one is Waffle Weave and Pick Up Patterns on a Rigid Heddle Loom (this class requires you to have your own Rigid Heddle loom, since you must warp it on your own prior to the class, If you are a guild member, a loom rental can be arranged from the guild.

 

Private Lessons at your home or my studio:

Rates: A private class for an individual is $25/hour;  2 people: $20/hour per person;   3 people: $15/hour per person;  4 or 5 people:  $10/hour per person.  You must have sufficient space to have a group lesson at your location.  If you do not, with at least 3 people we can set up a special class session at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati at their normal class rates there.  If I need to travel to your location beyond 6 miles round trip, a .50 per mile fee is charged.  With 4 or more, you will need an extra hour for class time as a larger group takes more time.


Private Lessons

The classes below is my current suggested curriculum for Rigid Heddle Weaving private lessons.  If you want to learn something specific, we can develop a custom lesson for you.  Use the contact form in the sidebar to send me an email.  Schedule 2 or more projects in the series and the loom rental fee is waived.  Get a group of  3-4 friends together and I’ll set up a class just for you!

Beginning Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom – Project 1 in the Rigid Heddle Series

No experience needed.

Cricket Loom with Tweed Scarf

This will get you started weaving on a Rigid Heddle loom in  about 4 hours. We use a quick method to warp and weave the scarf using an easy to find knitting yarn.  The first day you learn to warp and begin weaving, take home the loom for a day or two, then we meet again to take the scarf off the loom and learn to tie the fringe.  Don’t have a loom?  No problem, I have looms to use in the class for a $10 fee.

A private class is $25/hour.  2 people, $20/hr per person   3 people: $15 an hour per person,  4 to 5 $12 an hour.  You must have sufficient space to have a group lesson at your location.  If you do not, with at least 3 people we can set up a special class session at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati at their normal class rates.

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  Houndstooth Scarf – Project #2 in the Rigid Heddle Series

Beginner class helpful, but not necessary, you can start with this project.

wpid-IMAG0169.jpgThis class is ideal for a second rigid heddle project or an adventurous beginner. Weave a houndstooth check scarf in two lessons!  You will learn to direct warp for a color and weave scarf on a Cricket rigid heddle loom. Learn to use two colors in the warping and the weaving. Take the loom home to finish weaving and we get together in a day or two to cut the scarf from the loom. The new finishing technique in this class is a a twisted fringe.   Choose yarn that is a worsted weight wool or wool blend, 100 grams of each color that have a good contrast to each other.

Don’t have a loom?  No problem, I have looms to use in the class for a $10 fee.

A private class is $25/hour.  2 people, $20/hr per person   3 people: $15 an hour per person,  4 to 5 $12 an hour.  You must have sufficient space to have a group lesson at your location.  If you do not, with at least 3 people we can set up a special class session at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati at their normal class rates.
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Stripes and Floats Scarf – Project #3 in the Rigid Heddle Series

For Experienced Beginners- you must have direct warped and woven a previous item.

Stripes and FloatsWeave a Spring Scarf using some more advanced Rigid Heddle Weaving Techniques with some gorgeous spring yarns.

Take your weaving to the next level with this class. Learning to weave pick-up stick patterns will open the door to a myriad of intricate, beautiful patterns.  You MUST have taken the beginning rigid heddle or houndstooth, class or have similar weaving experience with a rigid heddle loom.

Don’t have a loom?  No problem, I have looms to use in the class for a $10 fee.

Private Class takes 3 hours @ $25/hour for an individual

A private class is $25/hour.  2 people, $20/hr per person   3 people: $15 an hour per person,  4 to 5 $12 an hour.  You must have sufficient space to have a group lesson at your location.  If you do not, with at least 3 people we can set up a special class session at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati at their normal class rates.

 

 


V Scarf CowlWeave A V-Cowl

Experienced Beginner – you must have direct warped and woven a previous item.

This scarf has unique shaping and warp becomes weft! You will make a circular scarf that has a V-shape edge where you connect the two ends by weaving the warp from the beginning into the end as weft.  Must have previous experience weaving on a rigid heddle loom.  You will learn my special techniques to make this easy to do. You will need to be able to warp and weave on your loom prior to class according to the instructions sent to you.

Private Class takes 3-4 hours @ $25/hour class is split over 2 days,


Rigid Heddle Weaving at the Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati

See http://www.weaversguildcincinnati.org/classes.php for details and registration information.

Link to Eventbrite to register:

https://wggcbeginningrigidheddle2015.eventbrite.com

 

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