Creative Weaving Techniques on the Rigid Heddle Loom

Creative Weaving Techniques on the Rigid Heddle Loom

Many of you may know Jane Patrick as our Creative Director here at Schacht, or as one of the friendly voices on our sales team when you call in. With many years of weaving knowledge and instruction under her belt, Jane has produced 4 books, 2 DVDs, and now brings her expertise to the Craftsy stage.

In her advanced beginner level class, Creative Weaving Techniques on the Rigid Heddle Loom, Jane explores techniques beyond the basics and into a world of creative fabric design. For those of you who want to increase your skill level or want to learn something new on your Schacht Flip or Cricket rigid heddle looms, this is the class for you!

Craftsy's Description of the Class

"Design the beautiful fabrics you want on your rigid heddle loom! Learn how to create colorwork, openwork, rich textures, wider fabrics and more.

Turn your fabric dreams into woven realities with longtime weaving instructor Jane Patrick! During class, Jane will teach you versatile methods that open up new design possibilities for weaving on a rigid heddle loom. You'll start with skills for stripes, open-weave fabrics and brilliant textures. Then, go beyond the grid to create curves and more, as Jane guides you through working with deflection, pulled threads and differential shrinkage. Want to take the fuss out of working with finer yarns? You'll discover techniques for working with two heddles at a finer sett. Plus, you'll end class with fun double-weaving techniques you can use for more complex, layered fabrics that look different on either side."

Reviews of the Class

"... There is lots to recommend [in] this video in terms of tips and techniques. Jane is an expert in the area, and there are lots of tips she covers that are not in other videos, and which will improve even basic weaving. ..."  -Cynthia

"It was a very comprehensive and detailed lesson. I enjoyed it very much! Thank you ever so much!" -Anna

"Very good instructor, clear instructions - great video. Enjoyed her class immensely." -Sharla

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