Designing & Weaving Handwoven Yardage

August 6 - August 10, 2021

Designing & Weaving Handwoven Yardage


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $615
Material Fee: $65

Improve your basic weaving skills and learn to work with the loom to create beautiful flawless yardage suitable for garments or household textiles. This workshop will give participants a chance to design, warp, and weave 4-5 yards of plain weave fabric using mixed yarns of various colors and textures. Repeats will be explored. More experienced weavers will learn to combine structures on eight shafts including supplemental weft. We will be warping from front to back.

Level: Advanced Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult


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Daryl Lancaster

Daryl Lancaster, a hand-weaver and fiber artist known for her award-winning hand-woven fabric and garments, has been sewing and weaving for half a century. She gives lectures and workshops to guilds, conferences, and craft centers all over the United States. The former Features Editor for Handwoven Magazine, she frequently contributes to various weaving and sewing publications. Daryl maintains a blog at and with her daughter has created the YouTube channel The Weaver Sews.

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