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Feb 19

Crazyshot! Workshop with Myra Wood

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Creative Overshot Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom is a surprisingly simple technique based on traditional Branoe weaving from Russia.
This workshop introduces you to a supplementary weft-based technique on the rigid heddle loom using just 1 pick-up stick and 1 heddle. 
You’ll learn the basic technique as well as how to read and use any gridded chart, how to add multiple colors to designs, how to modify existing drafts along with
Myra’s tips and tricks for successful and satisfying results.
All you need to start your next weaving adventure are basic rigid heddle skills rigid heddle skills.
Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Must be able to warp and plain weave on a rigid heddle loom.
Supply List:
• 10″ or larger rigid heddle loom
• 1 pick-up stick
• 1 size 7.5 or 8 heddle
• 50 yds black or dark size 3/2 cotton yarn or black rug warp
• 50 yds matching sport-weight wool or wool blend
• 5 yds. each of 4 or 5 smooth, even, worsted-weight wool or wool blend yarn in any light or bright contrasting color
• Tapestry needle
• Small scissors
• Clipboard and post-it notes or magnetic ruler and board (https://tinyurl.com/bmkjwdtn)
Pre-class Work
Pre-warp a 10″ or larger rigid heddle loom with a 7.5 or 8 dent heddle and size 3/2 cotton yarn (or rug warp): 42 ends, at least 36″ long.  Weave a header with waste yarn until warps are evenly spaced. Cut waste yarn. Wind a shuttle and weave 12 plain rows with matching sport-weight wool or wool blend yarn. You are welcome to hemstitch the first row but this is just a
sampler so it’s not necessary. Do not cut yarn. Make sure to have board and ruler ready.
$95.00 members
$125.00 non-members
Limit 12 participants
Cancellation Policy: Students who cancel more than 30 days prior to the start of a class/workshop will be given a full refund. Students who cancel 14 days or less prior to the start of the class, will not receive a refund. Classes and workshops that do not fill 2 weeks prior to their start date will be canceled. Students will be notified at that time. Full refunds will be given if the class is cancelled.


February 19
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Guild House
3705 Main Street
Manayunk, PA 19127 United States
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