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Inlay Pillows Kit

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Description

Kit Options

  • burgundy, eggplant, and indigo: 1 cone (600 yds) of Gist Yarn’s Duet Cotton Linen in Marble, 50 yards (each) of Gist Yarn’s Array wool in burgundy 1, eggplant 3, and indigo 2
  • meadow, ocean, and indigo: 1 cone (600 yds) of Gist Yarn’s Duet Cotton Linen in Marble, 50 yards (each) of Gist Yarn’s Array wool in meadow 2, ocean 2, and indigo 2

Kit accompanies the course Floor Loom Weaving: Inlay Pillows (sold separately).

Course Description

Learn all about weaving with inlay and make a set of pillows along the way. Together, we will explore three different types of inlay: plain weave inlay, Theo Moorman inlay, and a patterned inlay. Learn to warp with two warp chains, then jump into weaving with these techniques. This course will open a whole new world of ideas!

What You'll Learn

  • Warping: For this project, we have two separate warps. You'll learn the steps to winding and warping with two warps.
  • Weaving: You'll learn three new inlay techniques that will spark your creativity. Truly, anything is possible after you get a solid foundation from this course.
  • Assembly: By the end of the course, you'll have two finished pillows that will make a great addition to your home.

What You'll Need

Materials

  • 150 yards of Gist Yarn Array Wool Weaving Yarn in 3 colors (included in kit—50 yards each for inlay weft)
  • 540 yards of Gist Yarn Duet Cotton/Linen Weaving Yarn in Anchor or Marble (included in kit—400 yards for base warp and 140 yards for base weft)
  • 200 yards of Coats and Clark Dual Duty Thread or similar sewing thread in a color close to the base warp, for tie-down warp
  • two 16" x 16" pieces of cotton fabric (similarly colored to your Duet yarn) for the pillow backs
  • two 14" x 14" pillow forms

Equipment

  • 8 shaft loom with at least a 15" weaving width
  • 8 dent reed
  • warping board, mill, or pegs
  • boat shuttle and bobbin
  • sewing machine (optional but recommended)
  • iron and ironing board
  • hemstitching needle
  • your preferred sewing equipment: needles, pins or sewing clips, etc.