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Lecture on Understanding Profile Drafts

Dates: March 24, 2023 - March 24, 2023

Cost per ticket: $145.00

About Class

Profile drafting is a way of noting where a pattern will appear on your fabric. What it doesn’t do is tell you how to thread your loom. Confusing isn’t it? When you see a profile draft illustrated along with a threading draft, it sometimes looks or resembles a threading draft because uses darkened squares in a graph. When you see multiple darkened blocks repeated in a row you are looking at a profile draft.

Let us show you how to use a profile draft to design and weave your fabrics and rugs. We will show you how to assign a weave structure to a profile draft such as Summer and Winter or a Turned Twill. We will also show you what structures work with profile drafts and others that will not work. This will hopefully be a game changing moment in your understanding of how textiles work.

Come join us and explore the possibilities of weaving many fabrics on a pattern whether it’s online or in person at the studio!

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This class's instructor

Tom Knisely

Tom Knisely has made his career from his interest and love of textiles from around the world. Tom has been studying, collecting, and teaching others about weaving and spinning for more than four decades.