Login | Contact | Search



Deborah Jarchow
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 discover the joy of weaving.

For more about Deborah, go to www.deborahjarchow.com



STITCHES Midwest 2015 Classes
Back To STITCHES Midwest 2015 Class List

Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7056 No skills required Beginning Weaving for Knitters Have you wondered if you'd like to try weaving, but feel confused about it and don't know if you'd like it or not? In this class you will see 3 of the top brands of rigid-heddle looms and find out how they work. You will learn about setting up the looms to prepare for weaving, and then you will weave on them.

This class gives you an overview of how weaving can expand your fiber skills. It's the perfect opportunity to give weaving a try without purchasing the equipment. See just how easy weaving can be!
Note: Rigid-heddle looms provided for class use.

Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7053 No skills required Learn Rigid-heddle Weaving and Use Up Your Stash If you are looking for ways to use up those leftover balls of yarn, this method of weaving is easy, fun, and creative. Learn ways to combine different colors, textures, and fibers as you make a unique and beautiful scarf.
Note: Rigid-heddle looms provided for class use.
NEW
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7086 No skills required Zig Zag Scarf If you already know the basics on your rigid-heddle loom, you are ready to learn to create beautiful lace patterns using pick-up sticks. The intricate patterns can be achieved with relative ease. Complete this beautiful scarf with the zigzag pattern that teaches you how to manipulate your warp threads. You will also learn how to use a slow-color-change yarn in weaving in a way that preserves the color sequencing.
Note: Rigid-heddle looms available for use in class.
NEW
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     CANCELED
7077 No skills required Open Weave Felted Scarf Make a scarf with a lovely open pattern using a rigid-heddle loom and wool. You can create a wonderful woven piece that looks complicated but is really very easy. If you've taken beginning rigid-heddle weaving, enhance your skills. If you still haven't tried this exciting fiber technique, now is the time to begin. This type of weaving is portable, easy, and fun. No experience necessary!
Note: Rigid-heddle looms available for use in class.



Color & Creativity Finishing Finesse Garment Shaping & Designing Projects & More Projects Techniques & Tips for Knitters Stitch Patters & Textures Extras Crochet