Complimentary Plain Weave

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This weave structure is also sometimes known as double weave overshot. The reason is because overshot threadings can be can be easily arranged to this weave structure. For that matter, any twill or twill derivative threading can be used. When you look at the woven fabric it has the look of overshot but lacks the long surface floats. It appears to be plain weave. Light and dark threads in the warp and weft interlace on the front and back surfaces of the fabric making areas of pattern similar to double weave. It simply magical. In this workshop you will weave placemat size samples of different overshot patterns in complimentary plain weave. You and your fellow students will weave in a round robin format on pre-warped looms.

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Complimentary Plain Weave



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Oct 14th, 2020 - Oct 16th, 2020

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All classes run 9am - 5pm unless otherwise indicated in the description above.

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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 dec…

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