March 27, 2019 Make Your Own Color and Weave Sampler Scarf
Weaving With Deborah Jarchow
ENTRY LEVEL through EXPERIENCED LEVEL CLASS
Description: Learn to get outstanding color pattern effects using a rigid heddle loom. make your weaving look like complicated patterns with very little effort. If you are already familiar with the rigid heddle loom, this class will help you master more advanced techniques. If you are a new weaver, the technique is not difficult to learn. This type of weaving is portable, easy and fun and can add variety to your fiber abilities.
This workshop introduces students to color patterns on the rigid heddle loom. They will learn how to control their shuttles for smooth edges. During the day we will warp the loom and weave a sampler scarf that teaches several color patterns. Along the way, we’ll discuss various techniques for rigid heddle weaving and finishing techniques.
About Deborah: After many years of teaching knitting and crochet, Deborah discovered weaving in 1996, and her love of fiber, texture, and color came together. Since then she has worked full time as a weaver and artist, including teaching fiber arts, creating and selling wearable art, giving lectures, and showing in local, regional, and national exhibits. Deborah's work has been exhibited at galleries and museums across the country, and she has won numerous awards and written articles for national publications. Her work has been commissioned by churches and is in many private collections. Since 2004 she has been an artist-in-residence, teacher, and weaver at Studio Channel Islands Art Center in Camarillo, CA. Deborah loves helping knitters and crocheters discover the joy of weaving.