Create Your Own Fiber Art: An Introduction to Weaving

Savannah Kurka, maker + designer + weaving enthusiast

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9 Lessons (37m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:09
    • 2. Materials List

      2:22
    • 3. Create a Loom

      2:55
    • 4. Warping

      5:47
    • 5. Plain Weave

      6:16
    • 6. Create a Shape

      8:47
    • 7. Add Tassels

      3:59
    • 8. Taking Weaving Off Loom

      3:50
    • 9. Conclusion

      1:26

About This Class

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Join us on our journey as we will learn about the age old craft of weaving with our own modern twist. No experience is nessesary as we explore the foundation of weaving and create a strong understanding of the basics to this craft. Weaving is a truly relaxing way to use your hands and make an end product that you are proud of. We will build on our newly found knowledge by exploring a handful of fun tips, tricks, and techniques, that will help students make unique woven pieces time and time again.

The first step in creating your own woven wall art is to source or create your own lap loom. A loom is the apparatus on which you weave. You may click here to check out a loom kit from my online store. You can use the coupon code: SKILLSHARE for 10% off your order. However, if you are not ready to invest in a loom just yet, I will walk you through the steps of making your own with items that you probably already have around the house.