Double-Faced Tablet Weaving Video Download
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Imagine a 4-shaft loom you can carry in your pocket!
With double-faced tablet weaving, you can create reversible bands patterned with geometric patterns, figures, or letters, perfect for use as belts, straps, bookmarks, or to embellish other weaving projects. In this video, John Mullarkey teaches the fundamentals of double-faced tablet weaving, including:
- Tablet-weaving tools and materials
- How to read a double-faced draft
- Warping for double-faced tablet weaving
- Techniques for successful weaving, including managing twist direction and fixing mistakes
- Weaving twill patterns with cards
- How to design and chart your own double-faced patterns
With double-faced tablet weaving, you have the freedom to design patterns as you weave and go wherever your imagination leads you. John makes it easy and fun to explore the wonderful world of tablet-woven bands.
John Mullarkey is a weaver, spinner, and fiber artist who is passionate about tablet weaving and about spreading its many virtues and possibilities. He has developed software for designing tablet-weaving patterns, and he is the primary author of A Tablet Weavers' Pattern Book (self-published). He has woven garments using his card woven bands that have been in both national and international fashion shows, and his designs have been featured frequently in Handwoven.
Running time: 125 minutes