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Rigid Heddle Weaving with Teri Stanford

Rigid Heddle Weaving with Teri Stanford


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Teri will be teaching weaving with a Rigid Heddle loom on Saturday July 28th.  There will be a morning and afternoon Class.  The morning class will focus on warping and dressing the loom, and the afternoon class will involve the actual weaving with emphasis on even selvedge and pick up techniques.  You will be making a Table Topper.  If you are using the introductory Harrisville Easy Weaver loom (sold at the shop), it comes pre-warped and with the yarn needed for one or two projects and you need only attend the afternoon class.  Class is $30 per session for 3 hours.

Materials Required:

Rigid Heddle Loom with a 7.5 or 8 dent reed (comes with most looms)

Stick Shuttle (comes with most looms and sold at shop)

Pick up Stick (sold at shop)

Worsted or DK weight yarn in 3 colors:  Color A:  280 yards, Colors B and C:  36 yards of each

Large eye embroidery needle for hem stitching on the loom

Warping Peg (sold at shop)

Threading Hook (sold at shop)

Measuring tape

2 Paper clips

Paper to measure your pattern (like adding machine paper)

Pattern marker to mark your place 

Pencil or Pen

Roll paper or warp sticks to pack the warping beam (butcher paper, brown paper bags etc)  


A straight edge

T pins (the shop will provide these)


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