Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom! A rigid heddle loom is a simple loom that is easy to set up and use. In this introductory class, you’ll learn what a loom is and how to set it up. We'll practice weaving plain weave and learn to use a pick-up stick to expand the potential of the loom.
When and Where
Part One: January 13, 2024 9:30am-3pm
Part Two: January 14, 2024 9:30am-3pm
Location: Schacht Spindle Company, 6101 Ben Pl, Boulder, CO 80301
Cost: $225 (includes yarn, lunch, and use of a loom for the duration of the course)
Is This Course For You?
If you're interested in rigid heddle weaving, you're ready. No weaving experience necessary! We'll start with basics, like the parts of a loom and how to warp it.
What You'll Need
Price includes yarn and use of the loom for the duration of the course.
rigid heddle loom—we'll use Cricket looms, which include an 8-dent reed, heddle hook, stick shuttles, and a warping peg
Weaving has been Jane Patrick’s passion and profession for nearly 50 years. She first learned to weave while an exchange student in Iceland and knew then that weaving would be a part of her life. After moving to Boulder in 1976, she decided that she wanted to make her livelihood through weaving. Jane was an editor at Interweave Press, where she edited books as well as Handwoven magazine. After leaving Interweave, Jane joined her husband Barry Schacht at Schacht Spindle Company as Creative Director. Jane is the author of The Weaver’s Idea Book, as well as 2 other books on rigid heddle weaving. She is enthusiastic about the power of the simple rigid heddle loom and its ability to get new weavers feeling confident quickly.