Weaving for Home Decor - Recycling Fabric, Building Looms

Liz Speer

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10 Videos (34m)
    • Intro

      1:22
    • 1 Fabric Selection

      1:49
    • 2 Building The Loom

      4:48
    • 3 Fabric Strips & Warping The Loom

      5:25
    • 4 Start Weaving!

      3:59
    • 5 weaving around ends and adding strips

      3:22
    • 6 Clear Slo-Mo View of Weaving

      4:19
    • 7 Last Row Critical Step

      1:56
    • 8 Removing Your Weaving From the Loom

      5:47
    • Final Thought

      0:58

About This Class

Learn from designer Liz Speer, how to weave an amazing decorative mat to sit under a lamp, or as wall art. Your creations will be made by up-cycling used clothing & other textiles. In 34 mins of instruction you'll learn to build a loom, create the fabric yarn, and weave the project. No need to shop for new home decor when you can make it yourself. Checkout some of her creations at BeachLifeStyleStore & LifeEclectic.Net

Checkout Liz's industry background Here.

Who this Class is For

Beginners & Mid Level Crafters

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SUPPLIES USED:

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-Light weight fabric than can be cut up. Old sheets, unwanted clothing, scrap fabrics from sewing project (the salvage of fabric rolls works perfectly.) Pick a range of colors that work well together. Printed or solid fabrics both work well.

 

- ¾” x 1 ½” Wood Boards [4ft 4” Long cut into (4) 13” Long pieces]

 

- (28) Wood Screws 1 ¼”Long

 

- (2) Metal Dowels at least 13” Long

 

- (4) Screw eyes

 -Ruler / Measuring Tape

 

- Pencil

 

-Power Drill with 7/64 drill bit & Phillips head (star) driver attachment

 

-Fabric Scissors (or sharp paper scissors)

3 of 3 students recommendSee All

Nice simple project makes you easy to start a new hobby!
Jarmo Tikka

Teacher, Designer, Carpenter, Artist

Lovely class! I have so many scrap fabric around the house, it's now time to put it to good use! Thank you for a great class!
Daniela ⚘ Usurelu

Self-taught graphic & pattern designer

Liz teaches everything you need to make this fun repurposing project. Now I know what to do with my leftover fabrics!!
Chris V

Artist, Designer, Maker

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Hi, I'm Liz.

I live in Rockaway Beach, New York (Yes, it is the infamous place from the Ramones song) and have worked in the iconic Garment District in Midtown Manhattan for over 7 years. My designs have been sold regularly in numerous major department stores. I have expertise in all things fashion / fabric. From graphic T-shirts, to textiles, to vectorized fashion sketches, I can teach you it all.

I also have my own line Called Life Eclectic Apparel. I create all aspects of the...

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