Expressive Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

In this course, you’ll learn 20+ techniques to add texture, color, dimension, and fun into your weaving projects. Whether you choose to add some subtle pizazz to a larger project or create a fabulous, bold sampler of art yarns, sequins, and colorful fiber, learn a variety of traditional and tapestry weaving techniques in this course, and be inspired to experiment with them all.
SKU: R7789

Availability: In stock.

$29.99
Please, log in or register to or .

Free Shipping on US orders over $50

Details
Details
 

Do you love weaving on your rigid heddle loom? Have you wondered, “What’s next?” after making a plain weave scarf for everyone you know? Let your imagination run wild with expert fiber arts instructor Esther Rodgers!

In this course, you’ll learn 20+ techniques to add texture, color, dimension, and fun into your weaving projects. Whether you choose to add some subtle pizazz to a larger project or create a fabulous, bold sampler of art yarns, sequins, and colorful fiber, learn a variety of traditional and tapestry weaving techniques in this course, and be inspired to experiment with them all.

Join Esther today to bring a sense of freedom and play into your weaving!

Watch a Preview

Course includes:
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It’s an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.
Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.
Video Lesson Run Time: approx. 135 minutes
The videos in this course are available for you to watch via streaming. For details, see the ‘Navigate Your Course’ section within the course.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Warping Techniques
  • Weaving Techniques
    • Using art and novelty yarns
    • Adding fringe, loops, & knots
    • Soumak & crocheting onto the warp
  • Color & Inlay Techniques
    • Color Inlay
    • Clasped weft
  • Creating Negative Space
  • Wrapping Up

Materials Required:

  • A rigid heddle loom
  • Stick or boat shuttles
  • Heddle hook or loom threader
  • Medium-sized binder clips
  • Weaving yarns in various colors, thicknesses, and textures
  • Scissors
  • Medium-sized binder clips
  • Optional but recommended: tapestry bobbins and weaving combs

About the Instructor

 

Esther Rodgers is a writer, teacher, and fiber artist who uses innovative techniques and materials to create her yarn and textile art. Beginning with raw wool, she washes, dyes, spins, and weaves fiber into one-of-a-kind yarns and fabrics. She has taught classes all over the world and makes her home in North Carolina. Learn more about Esther and her work at www.jazzturtle.com

Esther is also the author of How to Spin Art Yarns, and Card Wool for Color: How to Spin Gradients, Ombres, Fractals, and Self-Striping Yarns.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R7789
Product Type Course
Author/Designer Esther Rodgers
Technique Rigid Heddle Weaving
Reviews
Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please,

Fulfillment Info

Shipping Options
For United States customers:

 

Ground: $4.95 flat rate. Free shipping on orders over $50
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2-8 business days. Includes tracking information.

 

2nd Day Air: $19.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2 business days; no P.O. boxes. 2nd Day shipping includes tracking information.

 

Next Day Air: $49.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 1 business day; no P.O. boxes. Next Day shipping includes tracking information.


For International customers:

  • Shipping Method —All orders are sent via Airmail. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your order to arrive.
  • Tracking information is not available for International orders at this time.


International Air Printed Matter: $6.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is dependent on final destination. For Canada, the estimated shipping time is 2-4 weeks. For other International Countries please allow for an estimated shipping time of 4-6 weeks.


 

Digital Product Download
When you purchase a downloadable item from our store, you have unlimited access to your purchase and can download it as many times and as often as needed. To access and save your download please follow these instructions:

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Downloadable Products” *If you have purchased an online course, click "My Courses"
  5. Underneath the Product title will be the download link, click the link to view the PDF or Video
  6. To save your purchases to your computer please do the following:
    *PC Users: Right click on the download link, select “Save Link As” (Firefox, Chrome) or “Save Target As” (Internet Explorer)
    *MAC Users: Hold the Ctrl button while clicking on the download link and select the option “Download Linked File As” (Safari)
  7. Save the download(s) to your “Desktop,” “My documents” or other favorite folder. Click “Save”

If you are having trouble opening your download, we recommend using the latest version of Adobe Reader for eBooks, digital magazine issues and patterns/projects. Get it here for free: https://get.adobe.com/reader

 

For videos, we recommend using VLC Player. Here is the link to access VLC download for free: http://www.videolan.org


 

Digital Courses and Streaming Video

If you have purchased an on-demand courses or video you can access your product immediately by following the directions below. If you have purchased course with a start date you can still access it by following the directions below but may be limited to what you can access until the course starts at the date that was described in the details section of the product you purchased. 

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website. 
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Courses”
  5. Click the button to the right of the Product Title labeled "Go To Course”
  6. This will open the course and video platform and place you in the dashboard. 
  7. Under My Courses or My Videos you should see your recent purchase. 
  8. Click the Start Course or Start Video button to the right to access your product.