Friday 02/23/2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 02/23/2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weave a Weft-faced Bag with Deborah Jarchow
A bag needs to be sturdy to withstand the hard use it gets. This bag is woven with sock yarn since it is intended for hard wear. The wonderful slow-color-change yarns that are available offer a variety of fabulous color choices. This weft-faced fabric highlights the beautiful yarn and ensures durability.You’ll learn to weave even selvedges and to control your beat to achieve the necessary 45 picks per inch.
Note: Should have previously warped a rigid-heddle loom.
Looms are provided for in class use.
175 yards 10/2 perle cotton, 590 yards slow color change sock yarn, shuttle, 2 brown paper grocery bags, tube from inside a paper towel roll, tapestry needle, sewing needle, sewing thread to match weft yarn, pins, scissors, tape measure