Weaving Today Study Group

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Study groups are the heart and soul of our weaving community, but many of us live too far apart to meet. Handwoven's online Study Group is for everyone. HERE'S HOW TO JOIN!
Re: Ongoing Study...
7 Dec 2013 8:22 PM
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No unread posts Surface-texture weaves including waffle, honeycomb, etc.
This group will explore a variety of ways to make interesting surface texture (not flat textiles!) using structure. The Mentor is Sharon Alderman.
Re: Bumberet blocks
24 May 2012 2:36 PM
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No unread posts Summer and winter and other tied unit weaves
Summer and winter is one of the oldest pattern weaves. Learn to extend it in many exciting ways with Mentor Su Butler.
Re: Joining summer...
19 Jan 2014 12:57 PM
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No unread posts Huckaback and huck lace
Learn to design, draft, and weave huck and huck lace fabrics. The Mentor is Lynn Tedder.
Re: 5/2 pearl cotton...
5 Jan 2014 1:40 PM
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No unread posts Spot Bronson, Atwater- Bronson lace, Swedish lace
Want to know the difference between Atwater-Bronson and Swedish lace? Find out with Mentor Vicki Tardy.
Swedish lace towels...
2 Feb 2011 8:01 AM
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No unread posts Crackle
Crackle is NOT just another version of overshot. Learn to use it for unique block designs and a vehicle for color. The Mentor of this group is Susan Wilson.
Re: Getting started...
29 Apr 2013 7:46 AM
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No unread posts Warp rep and other warp-faced weaves
Warp rep provides one of the best ways to work with color for rugs, mats, and wall hangings. The Mentor of this group is Rosalie Neilson.
The patern of A...
20 Oct 2015 6:38 PM
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No unread posts Plain weave (and basketweave, diversified plain weave)
Plain weave does not have to be plain! The Mentor of this group is Janet Dawson.
Re: Getting started...
26 Feb 2011 5:14 AM
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No unread posts Doubleweave (blocks, doublewidth, deflected doubleweave)
Doubleweave is magic, whether you are creating pattern blocks or multiple layers. The Mentor of this group is Jennifer Moore.
Re: Deflected Doubleweave
9 Apr 2015 4:18 PM
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No unread posts Log cabin and shadow weave
Whether you have two shafts or more, these pattern weaves are endlessly satisfying. The Mentor is Sarah Fortin.
Re: Log cabin draft...
4 Jan 2015 3:45 PM
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No unread posts Twill (straight, point, advancing, network drafting, twill blocks)
There are more twills than there are weavers--learn how to design your own with Mentor Robyn Spady.
Double-faced Twills
11 Oct 2015 6:27 PM
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No unread posts Boundweave and other weft-faced weaves
Krokbragd, taqueté, boundweave on a rosepath threading--this group studies these structures and more. The Mentor is Wendy Ross.
Re: Boundweave
30 Jul 2010 2:37 AM
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No unread posts Overshot
Overshot was used for coverlets and other home textiles in post-colonial America but can be used for very contemporary designs. The Mentor of this group is Rita Hagenbruch.
Re: Need help reading...
9 Oct 2014 5:27 PM
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No unread posts Rigid-heddle weaving
The rigid-heddle loom is for more than plain weave. Push the limits of your loom with Mariellen Boss.
Re: Getting started...
27 Feb 2014 1:54 PM
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No unread posts Pin-loom weaving
Square, rectangular, or triangular—these portable looms are the talk of the Internet! The Mentor of this group is John Mullarkey.
Re: Mentor Greeting
29 Apr 2015 1:45 PM
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