Weave Your First Woven Wall Hanging Premium class

Rachel Denbow, Creative Skills Teacher

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8 Videos (45m)
    • 01 INTRO

      2:23
    • 02 MATERIALS & CHOOSING COLOR

      6:54
    • 03 WARPING YOUR LOOM

      2:54
    • 04 PLAIN WEAVE

      5:33
    • 05 RYA KNOTS

      11:40
    • 06 SOUMAK STITCH

      9:04
    • 07 OFF THE LOOM

      5:21
    • 08 FINAL STEP

      1:29

About This Class

Are you ready to jump into deeper weaving waters and graduate from a cardboard loom? Want a woven project you're proud to hang on your wall? Ready to get really familiar with a few fundamental stitches that will take you where you want to go with your woven designs?

DIY Woven Art author, Rachel Denbow, designed this project-based class for the weaving novice with step-by-step instructions that are easy to digest so you no longer have to figure it out the hard way. You'll learn how to warp your loom, add plain weave, utilize rya knots, incorporate soumak, create shapes, and a few important finishing steps to get your work off your loom and onto your wall. We'll also work through tips on choosing colors, a basic overview of yarn weights and varieties, and a few troubleshooting tips in case you get hung up along the way.

Don't have your own frame loom? Rachel shares a simple and inexpensive way to create a sturdy loom to finish this project as well as household items you can use in place of weaving tools to get started.

43 of 43 students recommendSee All

Rachel is such a great teacher in this class. I found her direction easy to follow and understand and successfully completed a beautiful wall weaving!
Lesley Zellers

artist / designer / letterer

Amazing classes. Skillshare makes it so much easier to pick up extra skills. Nice and easy tutorials and also the perfect length. Being an art student Skillshare has allowed me to pick up at least 10 new skills in just 1 month that I am able to use for my course. Amazing!
Natasha Clarkson

Textile student and maker from Scotland :)

Easy to follow. Very enjoyable.

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Rachel Denbow

Creative Skills Teacher

Rachel Denbow, author of DIY Woven Art, has been teaching creative skills through online tutorials, eCourses, and workshops for over ten years through her brand, Smile and Wave DIY, as well as through the popular lifestyle and DIY blog, A Beautiful Mess

Her work has been published in HGTV magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Readers Digest, Bob Vila, Curbly, CRAFT, BUST, Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy, SEW, and most recently in  Easy Weaving with Little Looms magazine.

Raised in California, she currently resides with her husband and three kids in Springfield, MO where watching fireflies on warm summer nights will never get old.