Totally Twill: Beyond the Basics Online Workshop
Take your ability to weave twill to the next level with this online workshop from master weaver Robyn Spady! If you love to create original patterns and weave them into a variety of designs, then twill is the weave structure for you!
In this workshop, Robyn shows how you can start with a single threading and create a variety of surprising and sophisticated twill patterns and designs.
You'll learn how to plan steps and runs for advancing and advancing point twills, how to define grid and path for a networked twill, how to scale a network draft to fit the number of shafts on your loom, techniques for designing and scaling with weaving software, tips for threading and weaving complex twills, color strategies for echo weave, and designs for corkscrew and manifold twills!
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It’s an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.
Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.
Video Lesson Run Time: approx. 75 minutes
The videos in this course are available for you to watch via streaming. For details, see the ‘Navigate Your Course’ section within the course.
- Advancing Twills
- Network Drafting: Creating Curves
- Integrated Twills
- Developing Integrated Twills with Software
- Wrapping Up
- A loom with a minimum of 4-shafts
About the Instructor
Robyn Spady is a lifelong weaver who still weaves on the loom that her great-grandmother used to weave her first baby blanket. Robyn completed HGA’s Certificate of Excellence in Weaving in 2004. She is fascinated by the infinite possibilities of crossing threads and is especially interested in exploring and teaching advanced and uncommon weave structures on as few as four shafts. Robyn is a frequent contributor to Handwoven magazine. She lives in Bremerton, Washington.