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Saturday 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 08/05/2017, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*Weaving Color, Creativity Project-based Skill-building basics
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Color-blending on the Loom with Deborah Jarchow
Learn the secrets for blending the colors in your weaving. Have you looked at some of the gorgeous color packs so many dyers are making and wondered how to best use them in your weaving? By using one of those color packs and the techniques you learn in this class, you can create a piece that blends the colors beautifully! Colors will be mixed in both the warp and the weft so the gradients flow together almost invisibly. This technique can provide the basis for many future exciting projects!
Note: Rigid-heddle looms provided for class use. Lab fee $10.
__4-5 colors worsted-weight (#4) yarn 80 yards each color (gradient pack or colors of your choosing)
__150 yards worsted-weight (#4) yarn of one of the colors
__ 10-15 yards waste yarn (worsted-weight acrylic works best),
__manila file folder
__cardboard tube from paper towel roll
__2 brown paper grocery bags
Wind all yarns into balls, ready to work as class begins.