Shadow Weaving - 5 day course

Duration: 5 days

Price: £395

Run by: James Donald
at PickOne

0131 476 5314

15 Coburg Street

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About the Course

Shadow weaving is a balanced weave where alternating colours, dark and light or in some cases thick and thin yarn types are used in both warp and weft. The woven fabric creates blocks of pinstripes in the warp and weft, creating an optical mix/3-D effect in the weave. The greater the contrast in yarn choices, dark and light the greater the the resulting effect.

Shadow weave has many possibilities for variation, with weave structures being altered by even the smallest of changes in the threading of the blocks of repeats in the warp as well as varying the lifting.

​In this 5 day workshop you will be shown a number of worksheets on which to base your finished piece before preparing two warps, one light and one dark on two separate beams to create your own optical cloth. All materials and equipment are provided as part of the fee.

This shadow weaving workshop would be the ideal introduction for beginners but something new for the more experienced.

Maximum number of students 4. ​

Please note a 5% early bird discount, £19.75 is applicable if booked prior to the 16.03.18. making the discounted price £375.25. 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 Dates

Monday 21st May 2018

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