Weave a Good Rug Course with Tom Knisely

Throughout 15 video lessons and 4 rug weaving projects Tom explains how to weave a good rug!
SKU: R7444

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Rugs present some unique weaving challenges. They can be rustic, elegant, or just plain fun, but they also have to be, well-woven and rugged, to stand up to years of use. This course was filmed on location at The Mannings Handweaving School in rural Pennsylvania. Throughout 15 video lessons and 4 rug weaving projects Tom explains how to weave a good rug: everything you need to know to successfully and comfortably weave attractive, sturdy rugs you’ll delight in having underfoot.

In this course you’ll learn:

  • Exactly what to look for when deciding on a loom for rug weaving
  • About rug shuttles, temples, and other tools that make rug weaving more successful (and easier on the weaver)
  • How to choose and prepare materials for rug weaving
  • Dozens of tips for weaving rep, rag, and boundweave rugs
  • Cover braids, fringes, binding, and other finishing techniques

Course Outline:

Lesson 1:

  • Introduction

Lesson 2:

  • Rug Weaving Equipment

Lesson 3:

  • Preparing Rags for Weaving

Lesson 4:

  • Warping for Rugs

Lesson 5:

  • Weaving
    • Warp-faced, Weft-faced, Rag & Rep Rugs

Lesson 6:

  • Edges, Fringes & Braids

Lesson 7:

  • Conclusion

About the Instructor

For more than forty years, Tom Knisely has been studying, collecting, and teaching others about textiles, weaving, and spinning. In addition to teaching, Tom weaves professionally and is a frequent contributor to Handwoven magazine. Voted Handwoven Teacher of the Year, Tom is renowned among his weaving students for his kindness, good humor, and “seemingly infinite knowledge on the subject of weaving.”

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SKU R7444
Author/Designer Tom Knisely
Product Type Course
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