“Explore Four Shaft Rosepath”
Presented by Nancy Crampton
November 15, 16, 17, 2019
at the Guild House
Workshop overview from Nancy: Love weaving rag rugs but ready to try something other than plain weave? We’ll discuss other suitable threadings including monk’s belt, Ms and Os, double-faced twill, summer and winter, undulating twill, rosepath and crackle, using both rug and table-linen weight fabric strips. Full-size rugs and samples will be available in each weave. Discussions include what makes a rug successful, calculating fabric for a project, cutting strips, and ways to join strips.
Total class fee for 3 days : $170.00 per person. (see note below)
Materials fee: $10.00 per person (includes cloth strips for samples and handouts).
Minimum 10 people and maximum 14; 3 seats available
Level: Intermediate, students must know how to warp a loom.
Loom requirement: Either table or floor looms with 4 or 8 shafts (18″ width loom are acceptable, but 26″ or more would be better). Threading directions will be provided later. Rigid Heddle looms are not suitable for this workshop.
CHH looms can be rented for this workshop and contact Donna S. (equipment chair) for availability.
Note: Please make a check for $170.00 payable to CHH and mention “Rag rug weave workshop”. Mail the check to Dinakar Iyer (address below). Beware: If you cannot make it to the workshop and no one is on the waiting list, you will get only $ 85.00 refunded to you and not $170.00 (CHH policy). Also, if we do get 14 participants, $10.00 materials fee will be paid from your class fee of $170.00. Any further questions – please contact Din.
8106 Concho Street
Houston TX 77036