Echo with with 8 colours for looms 8 shafts plus

Next Available: Sun, 29 Sep 10:00AM
5.0 hours x 2 Months
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Get the “oil on water” effect with your weaving. This class extends the classes taught in January 2019 to use 8 instead of 4 colours. For looms with 8 or more shafts.

Your tutor Nancye Whitman has been weaving for many years and tries to weave everyday.

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What you will learn
  • How to select colours for maximum effect
  • How to select a suitable design line and use it for threading through heddles
  • How to set up a warp for weaving a design echoed in 8 colours • The effects of using different treadling patterns on the outcome
What you will get
  • A sample that shows the effect of different weft colours
  • An idea of the many different possibilities through observation of others’ work
  • The courage and confidence to go on and explore this weave structure further

What to bring
  • Students need to bring their own loom of at least 8 shafts or else hire one from the Guild (phone 0427 791 515 or email if you need to hire one)
  • You will bring your own fibres.
  • No material fee. Just do the required reading which will be emailed to you before the workshop.
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Appropriate for

Experienced weavesr must be able to warp and dress an 8 shaft loom

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations and refunds

The Guild reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient numbers. If we cancel the workshop you will be notified and will be issued with a 100% refund.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop/course date the Guild will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days before the workshop/course date the Guild will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

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