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Block Weaves Video Download

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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 Weaves on our streaming platform.

Unlock a new world of weaving design with Madelyn van der Hoogt in this comprehensive two-hour video on block weaves! When you understand block weaves, you hold the key to a world of exciting weaving possibilities.

In this video, former Handwoven editor and owner of The Weavers School, Madelyn van der Hoogt offers an extensive look at this weave design. Madelyn will show you:

  • The basics of block weaves, how the patterns work, and how one pattern looks in various weave structures
  • How to read block weave drafts, taking care to look at many weave structures' tie-up and treadling patterns
  • Various weave structures on the loom as she gives helpful hints to successfully weave a design
  • How to design your own block weaves on paper or with computer software and create an infinite number of designs by combining color, pattern, and weave structure,

Madelyn takes a look at several weave structures that can be used to create block weaves, such as summer and winter, turned twill, warp rep, Bronson lace, doubleweave, and many more.

Along with Madelyn's video workshop, you will get a printable booklet on block weaves, complete with planning exercises, reference materials, and block-weaving ideas. The key to weaving freedom is in your hands!

Running time: 115 minutes

Block Weaves