Intro To Weaving

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Overview
Meghan Shimek
Instructor

In this class, you'll learn three essential techniques to create a woven wall hanging. This includes learning basic weaving, roving and creating fringe. Plus, you'll be learning from one of the best. Your instructor is acclaimed fiber artist Meghan Shimek, after all.

If you're a beginner, Meghan's class will make it super easy to start weaving. She's even provided extra instruction that you can reference from your class workbook. You'll also learn a few of her pro tricks to make your weaving projects SO much easier.

AFTER TAKING THIS CLASS, YOU’LL KNOW HOW TO:

  • Warp your cardboard loom to get your weaving project setup exactly how you want it.
  • Use the basic over-under motion of classic weaving to build out your design.
  • Use fringe and wool roving (the fluffy yarn!) to add in extra textures and colors.
  • Finish your project, take it off the loom, and turn it into a wall hanging.

It’s time to FINALLY learn how to weave. Plus, Meghan says she has yet to have a student walk away from her class not knowing how. So let’s get started: Enroll in our Intro To Weaving online class today!

Beginner
Skill Level
25 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are a few class supplies and the 8-page class workbook prepared by Meghan.

SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS

  • Yarn
  • Roving
  • Warp Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Copper Dowel
  • Scissors
  • Fork

THE CLASS WORKBOOK INCLUDES

  • A List of Supplies
  • Warping The Loom Instructions
  • Twining Instructions
  • Plain Weave Instructions
  • Rya Into Fringe Instructions
  • Roving Instructions
  • Completing Your Project Instructions

Downloads

Intro To Weaving

Make a woven wall hanging full of color and texture!
Instructor: Meghan Shimek
Skill Level: Beginner
$19.00
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1. INTRODUCTION

Learn more about your instructor, Meghan, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
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2. SUPPLIES OVERVIEW

Meghan will go over the supplies you'll need for her class.
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3. WARPING THE LOOM

In this lesson, your teacher will take you step-by-step on how to warp your loom.
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4. TWINING

Meghan will go over how to begin twining your wall hanging.
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5. WEAVING

Its time to weave! In this lesson, you'll learn basic weaving techniques using a needle and yarn.
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6. HOW TO CREATE FRINGE

In this lesson, Meghan will teach you how to add fringe to your project.
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7. ROVING

Using roving (the fluffy yarn!), you'll learn how to weave in roving into your project.
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8. WEAVING CONTINUED

It's time to weave again! Learn how to add the final weaving techniques to complete your project.
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9. FINAL PROJECT

You did it! The last step is to add a copper pole to your final project so you can display it!
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10. FINAL REMARKS

You've learned the skills! Now hear more tips and tricks from Meghan on how you can continue weaving more custom wall hangings.
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  • Overview
  • Materials
  • Downloads
Overview
Meghan Shimek
Instructor

In this class, you'll learn three essential techniques to create a woven wall hanging. This includes learning basic weaving, roving and creating fringe. Plus, you'll be learning from one of the best. Your instructor is acclaimed fiber artist Meghan Shimek, after all.

If you're a beginner, Meghan's class will make it super easy to start weaving. She's even provided extra instruction that you can reference from your class workbook. You'll also learn a few of her pro tricks to make your weaving projects SO much easier.

AFTER TAKING THIS CLASS, YOU’LL KNOW HOW TO:

  • Warp your cardboard loom to get your weaving project setup exactly how you want it.
  • Use the basic over-under motion of classic weaving to build out your design.
  • Use fringe and wool roving (the fluffy yarn!) to add in extra textures and colors.
  • Finish your project, take it off the loom, and turn it into a wall hanging.

It’s time to FINALLY learn how to weave. Plus, Meghan says she has yet to have a student walk away from her class not knowing how. So let’s get started: Enroll in our Intro To Weaving online class today!

Beginner
Skill Level
25 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are a few class supplies and the 8-page class workbook prepared by Meghan.

SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS

  • Yarn
  • Roving
  • Warp Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Copper Dowel
  • Scissors
  • Fork

THE CLASS WORKBOOK INCLUDES

  • A List of Supplies
  • Warping The Loom Instructions
  • Twining Instructions
  • Plain Weave Instructions
  • Rya Into Fringe Instructions
  • Roving Instructions
  • Completing Your Project Instructions

Downloads

Intro To Weaving

Make a woven wall hanging full of color and texture!
Instructor: Meghan Shimek
Skill Level: Beginner
$19.00
BUY NOW
  • Lessons
Now Playing

Teaser

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44 secs
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Now Playing

1. INTRODUCTION

Learn more about your instructor, Meghan, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
lock
Now Playing

2. SUPPLIES OVERVIEW

Meghan will go over the supplies you'll need for her class.
lock
Now Playing

3. WARPING THE LOOM

In this lesson, your teacher will take you step-by-step on how to warp your loom.
lock
Now Playing

4. TWINING

Meghan will go over how to begin twining your wall hanging.
lock
Now Playing

5. WEAVING

Its time to weave! In this lesson, you'll learn basic weaving techniques using a needle and yarn.
lock
Now Playing

6. HOW TO CREATE FRINGE

In this lesson, Meghan will teach you how to add fringe to your project.
lock
Now Playing

7. ROVING

Using roving (the fluffy yarn!), you'll learn how to weave in roving into your project.
lock
Now Playing

8. WEAVING CONTINUED

It's time to weave again! Learn how to add the final weaving techniques to complete your project.
lock
Now Playing

9. FINAL PROJECT

You did it! The last step is to add a copper pole to your final project so you can display it!
lock
Now Playing

10. FINAL REMARKS

You've learned the skills! Now hear more tips and tricks from Meghan on how you can continue weaving more custom wall hangings.
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