Sampling A Double Cloth - 5 day course in Edinburgh
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About the Course
There are several types of double cloth and in this week long class we will look at sampling a double cloth utilising warp and weft interchanges using various sizes of blocks on a 16"/40cm width 8 shaft loom.
True double cloths consists of two separate layers of cloth, each being constructed from its own warp and weft. Layers of double cloth can be joined when the warps and or wefts are interchanged. The design possibilities are endless when these interchanges are combined with colour mixing in the warp and the weft. This will also be explored during this class.
Each loom will be prepped with one 1.00m warp already in place with a neutral yarn. Students will then spend time designing/preparing their second warp on a secondary beam and take time to consider the blocks they wish to incorporate into their cloth.
This class would be suitable for students who have had some experience of weaving in the past and wish to expand their portfolio of techniques.
Please note this class is not about having a completed piece of cloth but rather about understanding the process of double cloth, how to set up a double cloth structure and producing a sample of work.
Maximum number of students 4.
Please note a 5% early bird discount, £22.50 is applicable if booked prior to the 16.03.18. making the discounted price £427.50. This again can be paid through Paypal, alternatively I can send you bank details to make a BACS payment directly.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials and equipment are provided as part of the fee. A 16" 8 shaft Ashford loom will be used for the duration of this workshop.
Warps will be prepared on warping mills and a secondary beam will be incorporated with a secondary warp.
Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be provided through out.
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Course Start DatesMonday 9th July 2018
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