Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom DVD

How to get set-up in a hurry and weave just about anything you can think of.
SKU: 10WV05
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Explore the endless possibilities of the rigid-heddle loom as Jane Patrick shows you how to take your loom to its limits!

The rigid-heddle loom--a simple device with a hard-sounding name--is remarkably versatile and easy to use. It's great for beginners, but equally great for seasoned weavers who can explore its endless potential while never getting bored. If you're accustomed to thinking of the rigid-heddle loom as a "placemat" loom, be prepared. In this 2-disc set, you'll see how to use it for all kinds of fabrics--from sturdy little rugs to sheer shawls, from simple plain weaves to complex finger manipulations to doubleweave and beyond.

Learn how to:

  •        Warp your loom in a matter of minutes
  •        Master simple finger manipulations
  •        Use a pick-up stick to weave any pattern you choose
  •        Use two heddles for fine fabrics and even double cloth
  •        Add clever embellishments to your weaving as you go
  •        And so much more!

    You'll find simple explanations of dozens of techniques as Jane guides you through a handsome Sampler. Trying the next new thing with this versatile loom is almost addictive. In a good way.

    Plus, you get printable PDFs of  downloadable sampler instructions and "cheat sheets" included with the DVD!

  • Additional Info
    Additional Info
    SKU 10WV05
    Product Type DVD
    ISBN 13 9781596683730
    Technique Rigid Heddle Weaving
    Customer Reviews (13)
    Great video for new weavers
    I love both of the videos. Learned a lot. I am new to weaving and this show and teach a lot of the possibilities with a rigid heddle loom. I will watch this several times! Review by Birgitte (Posted on 12/28/2015)
    clear Instructions?
    This is a good video and there is lots of things to learn, but they do not get close enough for you to see what she is doing properly. Review by Michelle (Posted on 1/3/2015)
    This is a good companion to The Weaver's Idea Book, but I couldn't tell what she was doing with her fingers in the finger manipulated weaves; depth of focus/photography was not good for this. Also, I got this DVD during a sale. It's not worth it at full price. Review by Jenaay (Posted on 8/11/2014)
    love this DVD
    I am a beginner weaver and watched this dvd over and over. I have learnt so much about the ridged heddle loom and am amazed at all the wonderful techniques that can be achieved. Jane is very clear and she made me feel accomplished. Review by Evelyn (Posted on 6/18/2014)
    For the intermediate weaver
    I am a beginning weaver. This video was good and informative - but assumes a certain level of knowledge. I will come back to this later when I am a little more experienced. I got the book to go with it and that does help a little - to follow along.

    If you are a beginner- like me - I suggest Liz Gipson’s Slots and Holes and Life After Warping: Weaving Well on a Rigid-Heddle Loom.
    Review by Nancy (Posted on 1/15/2014)
    Helpful workshop
    I was brand new to weaving when I got this workshop. Inspired by Rita Buchanan's 'In Praise of Simple Cloth' I decided to try out a rigid heddle to see if I liked weaving. Using this workshop with the excellent book by Jane there is more versatility and amazing options than I could wish for. It enabled me to get started and to feel confident and to produce cloth from my home spun wool (I learned to spin using Rita Buchanan's 'How I Spin'). I am absolutely delighted with the results. Many thanks to Jane and Interweave for producing such informative and wonderful workshops. Review by Deb (Posted on 9/10/2013)
    broad range of patterns covered
    I'm extremely new to weaving and Jane certainly gave me a lot of options to do with my new 'toy', although i think i will have to watch it a hundred times!! to get the hang of some of the patterns. i was looking forward to the PDF downloads but i don't seem to have them - i was wondering how i can access them? Review by Vous (Posted on 8/29/2013)
    There are supposed to be PDF downloads and other "extras" included in this DVD set. I have asked several people who also own this item and they are also missing PDF files from their copies as well.

    I don't think the tutorial is that great either. It would be nice if she had taken the time to go into further detail with some of the techniques. The Danish Medallion tutorial was sadly lacking further instruction because there are so any different styles....only one was represented.
    Review by Jennifer (Posted on 5/27/2013)
    I am pretty new to weaving. I purchased a rigid heddle loom and needed instructions. I purchased this dvd and in no time i was warping my loom and weaving. In less that two weeks i whipped up three scarves. I have not yet tried the decorative work but can't wait to play. Thank you for this wonderful dvd. It gave me the instructions and confidence to work with my loom. Well worth the money for any new weaver Review by Beverly Bortner (Posted on 8/11/2011)
    Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    I'm new to weaving. I too liked the details in warping the loom, and appreciate the close ups. I think I enjoy this format even more than a class as I can re watch. There were a few spots where I would have liked to see a couple of things close up as Jane Patrick was talking about specific points. Overall this is a wonderful DVD. I have Jane Patricks book and think it's fantastic. Review by Ellen Black (Posted on 3/30/2011)
    Clear and Concise
    I found these lessons to be clear and concise. As someone new to weaving, I particularly enjoyed the section on warping the loom. Review by Leslee Moore (Posted on 2/6/2011)
    I couldn't wait to get this set of dvd's. I have the book and love it and thought with the dvd set I could actually see how she is doing the weaving, as I am a visual learner. The camera does not focus closely enough to see what she is doing and it was no help. I am really disappointed. Review by Suellen Light (Posted on 1/26/2011)
    Jane Patrick has hit a home run with this dvd set!
    I received this DVD set in the mail this week, and I couldn't wait to view it. She has a laid back, easy instructional tone and simplifies each new concept. She is easy to listen to, and watching her as she demonstrates the various patterns that can be done on a rigid heddle loom encourages me to "try without fear!" Teaching adult learners is not always easy, but her manner and method is so inviting that it feels as though she is right there, teaching and encouraging. An excellent instructional DVD set. Congratulations! Review by Barbara Mays-Stock (Posted on 1/26/2011)
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