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Block Doubleweave on 8 Shafts Online Workshop

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Access more than 140 video courses (including this one) with a Long Thread Media All Access subscription, bringing you up close to experts in spinning, weaving, needleworking, felting, and dyeing. View Block Doubleweave on 8 Shafts Online Workshop on our streaming platform.

Get ready to dive into doubleweave!

This online workshop with Jennifer Moore focuses on block structure in doubleweave, which lets you weave separate blocks independently of one another. Cover the basics of doubleweave on eight shafts and weave a sampler featuring 18 doubleweave block patterns.

Diagrams and photos throughout the course support and reinforce the video lessons, and there is a downloadable handout with instructions, drafts, and diagrams to help you weave your sample. Join the Diva of Doubleweave, Jennifer Moore, and see how far eight shafts will take you.

Lesson Outline:

  • Workshop Overview
  • Artist Profile: Meet Jennifer Moore
  • Understanding Doubleweave on 8 Shafts
  • How Block Doubleweave Works
  • Weaving Double Blocks, part 1
  • Weaving Double Blocks, part 2
  • Doubleweave Log Cabin
  • Doubleweave Windows
  • Basic Checkerboard & 3 Variations
  • 4 More Checkerboard Patterns
  • Further Checkerboard Variations
  • Final Thoughts & Moving Forward

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Techniques Covered: Reading doubleweave drafts and tie–ups; understanding block structure; variety of 8-shaft doubleweave techniques

Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced weavers

Materials Needed: Floor or table loom with at least 8 shafts, with at least a 9 inch weaving width; 8-dent reed; 2 shuttles; 5/2 perle cotton in 1 light and 1 dark color; approximately ½ lb each; tapestry or sewing needle, for hemstitching. Optional labels or stickers for labeling the treadles or levers of your loom

Note: This workshop requires previous experience with doubleweave. If you have not woven it before, please see Jennifer's workshop Doubleweave on a 4–Shaft Loom. which has information on winding a double warp, warping your loom, and a variety of basic doubleweave techniques.

In This Online Workshop:

  • Access your videos anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Watch videos at your time and pace
  • Get videos, downloads and interactive content designed for a better learning experience
  • Length of video: 139 minutes

About the Instructor:

Between her striking doubleweave wall pieces and elegant wearables, Jennifer Moore is widely known for her luminous color gradations and dynamic designs. Her weaving has been widely exhibited for the past 40 years, and has won awards throughout the United States and abroad. Her work has been published in numerous magazines and books.

Jennifer holds a Master of Fine Arts in weaving from the University of Oregon, where she specialized in exploring relationships between weaving, music, and mathematics in doubleweave.

She currently maintains a studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and travels throughout the world giving lectures and workshops in weaving and design. She is the author of The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave, Revised & Expanded, published by Interweave Press. as well as the workshop Doubleweave on a 4-Shaft Loom.

Author/Designer: Jennfer Moore