Weaving DVDs

NEW! Weave a Good Rug DVD

rug weaving dvd

Learn to weave rugs the easy way with this 2 disk DVD. You can take Your Weaving Skills to New Heights With Rug Weaving!
Rugs present some unique weaving challenges. They can be rustic, elegant, or just plain fun, but they also have to be, well, rugged. In this video Tom Knisely explains how to weave a good rug from fibers to finishing, Tom explains everything you need to know to successfully and comfortably weave attractive, sturdy rugs you’ll delight in having underfoot. Here’s just a sampling of all the weaving tips and techniques that you will learn from this three and a half hour video workshop:
•What features to look for in a rug loom in order to create a sturdy piece of fabric
•Rug shuttles, temples, and other equipment that makes rug weaving mores successful and easier on the weaver
•Choosing and preparing materials, from cottons and wool yarn to fabrics for rags, for rug weaving
•Warping techniques specifically for weaving rugs
•Dozens of tips for weaving warp rep and weft rep, rag, and boundweave rugs
•Braids, fringes, binding, and other finishing techniques

You might also like Tom Kniselys book "Weaving Rag Rugs"

$34.95  Quantity 


Weaving DVDs A to Z

Beginning Four Harness Weaving DVD

Beginning Four Harness Weaving

This is a classic Video turned DVD. Watch this classic weaving title and get started weaving on your four harness loom. DVD is suitable for  all four harness looms, both floor or table looms. You begin by measuring the warp on a warping board and then you'll warp the loom from front to back. You will learn how to read a weaving draft (pattern), how to tie-up the loom (direct tie-up), and how to weave a number of different weave structures from the pattern draft that is provided. You will explore plain weave, basket weave, rib weave with one and two colors, several twill combinations and the basics of doubleweave. Beginning Four Harness Weaving is great visual help if you are a beginning weaver!

$19.95  Quantity 


Block Weaves - 2 DVD Set

Block Weaves

When you understand block weaves, you hold the key to a world of exciting weaving possibilities. In this  2 DVD Set  Madelyn van der Hoogt offers an extensive look at this weave design. Learn the basics of block weaves, how the patterns work, and how one pattern looks in various weave structures how to read block weave drafts, taking care to look at many weave structures’ tie-up and treadling patterns. Find out how to design your own block weaves on paper or with a computer software and create an infinite number of designs by combining color, pattern, and weave structure,

Along with Madelyn’s video workshop, you will get a printable booklet on block weaves, complete with planning exercises, reference materials, and block-weaving ideas.

$34.95  Quantity 

Doubleweave Basics Workshop, 2 DVD Set

ExperienDoubleweave Basics Workshopce the Magic of Doubleweave. Weave amazing feats of shape, pattern, and texture! Doubleweave Basics will add new dimensions to your thinking and your weaving. Master weaver Jennifer Moore takes a fresh and logical look at this most intriguing of weave structures while exploring its myriad possibilities. In this clear, well-organized presentation you’ll learn how to:
Weave a fabric twice the width of your loom – with no seam, weave a fabric with intersecting layers, weave pockets, a seamless tube, many seamless tubes, change the tie-up to get many structures on one warp, weave hand-manipulated lace over a plain-weave background fabric, weave stitched, quilted, and piqué fabrics . . . and so much more. You’ll learn to set up your loom efficiently, to manage your shuttles and layer changes, to finish your work beautifully. Best of all, you’ll learn a new way to visualize how doubleweave works so you can apply it in fresh and creative ways. You will be a master of the magic of doubleweave. (Running time: Part 1, 76 minutes; Part II, 64 minutes)

$34.95  Quantity 

 Doubleweave Pick-Up DVD

Doubleweave Pick-up DVD

Part 2 of the doubleweave series. Master this Doubleweave technique for even more pattern variety! An infinity of patterns and imagery at your fingertips! Doubleweave Pick-up is the ultimate technique for creating any image you please on just four shafts. And Master Weaver Jennifer Moore makes the sequence and rhythm of this versatile technique so clear and compelling – you won’t be able to stop! You’ll learn to manage your shuttles efficiently, to change layers with ease, and to correct random mistakes, along with a host of tips and tricks to make your work go smoothly.

$19.95  Quantity 

 


In Praise of Simple Cloth  2 DVD Set

In Praise of Simple Cloth

Liked "How I Spin"? Let Rita Buchanan take you a step further and share her passion for spinning and weaving with this crossover spinning-weaving-knitting DVD.

Packed with a joy for spinning and weaving Rita shares practical tips and will teach you how to: match yarn for a project, explore the properties of various fibers, spin and weave for wall and floor rugs, creating humble household fabrics for everyday use as well as knitting with handspun yarns. Keep it Simple!

$34.95   Quantity 

Introduction to Weaving DVD

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This DVD introduces you to the tools, yarns, vocabulary, projects, types of weaving and equipment that will help you choose a direction that is just right for you. Introduction to Weaving will teach you how to calculate & measure yarn quantities needed, and wind your warp using a warping board, an essential ingredient to all weaving, & one you will refer back to often as you continue to explore weaving. Introduction to Weaving serves as a prerequisite to all other weaving courses for those of you who are new to weaving. It is an overview of looms and tools, not a how-to-weave video. 57 min.

$29.95 Quantity 


Navajo Weaving, sharing the Technique and Tradition DVD

Navajo Weaving

This extensive 3-hour DVD workshop includes information on tools, yarn and equipment, and a look at several different styles of Navajo looms. Navajo Weaving Way will teach you how to spin and ply edging cord, prepare the warp, apply the edging cord and make the heddles. Tips on how to use the loom, create the sheds, and use the tools get you started.

As you begin weaving, you will learn the secret of laying in the first row. You will learn how to weave stripes, vertical lines (by interlocking wefts on the same row), squares or blocks, diagonals and diamonds. You can follow along by weaving the design provided, or create one of your own based upon the discussion in "Planning a Rug Design", which includes specific information on weaving a design that reverses at the center of the rug. You will learn many tips and solutions to potential problems throughout the video. And, Angie's method of finishing a rug the Navajo way is magic! All this plus stories, traditions and rugs that will inspire. 231 min.

$39.95  Quantity 

 

 The Loom Owner's Companion - 2 DVD Set

The Loom Owners Companion

Know and Love your Loom. If you are a beginning weaver or want to know more about looms, than you just have to have this informative DVD! Find out the differences and advantages between the different loom types, learn how to keep you loom in top working order and how to read all kind of drafts and tie-ups correctly.

Let master weaver Tom Knisely also show you dozens of tips for trouble free weaving. 2 hour DVD set, over 2.5 hours total.

$34.95  Quantity 


 Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom 2 DVD Set

Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Explore the endless possibilities of the rigid heddle loom as Jane Patrick shows you how to take your loom to its limits!  The rigid heddle loom is great for beginners, but equally great for seasoned weavers who can explore its endless potential while never getting bored. If you’re accustomed to thinking of the rigid heddle loom as a “placemat” loom, be prepared. The 2-disc Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom set, will show you how to use it for all kinds of fabrics—from sturdy little rugs to sheer shawls, from simple plain weaves to complex finger manipulations to doubleweave and beyond. Learn how to warp your loom in a matter of minutes, use a pick-up stick to weave any pattern you choose, use two heddles for fine fabrics and even double cloth, and so much more! Plus, you get printable PDFs of downloadable sampler instructions and “cheat sheets” included. $34.95  You may also like the companion book to this DVD The Weavers Idea Book

$34.95  Quantity 


 Weaving Well DVD

Weaving Well

Editor of Handwoven magazine Madelyn van der Hoogt demonstrates techniques and tips for satisfying, successful multishaft weaving: Match yarn, sett, and structure to get the results you want, weave clear patterns and smooth selvedges, learn how to handle repairs and errors with ease. Make your finishes as attractive as your weaving and learn dozens of other weaving tricks that you didn't know you didn't know. Weaving Well is the ideal companion to tweak YOUR weaving! Madelyn shows you everything you need to know to make beautiful woven fabrics, from great start to fabulous finish.

$34.95  Quantity 


Warping your Loom DVD

Warping Your Loom

Tension is good for warps, but terrible for weavers. From front to back, back to front, bobbin to beam, and paddle to raddle, Madelyn’s no-worry warping techniques help ensure that your every warp will deliver a satisfying weaving experience. Learn to warp without worries! Master trouble-free techniques for winding, sleying, threading and beaming your loom!
Make warping more smooth, serene, and successful with logical, easy-to-follow steps that avoid the horrors of tangling, uneven tension, and lost threads.
Avoid Uneven tension with tips on how to, wind your warps quickly and effortlessly, keep your warp aligned and under control from warping board to beam, sley the reed,  thread the loom, tie on to and beam the warp, find threading errors and fix them before you weave. $34.95

$19.95  Quantity 



Weaving on the Ashford Knitters Loom DVD

Learn how to warp and weave on the Knitters Loom with this fun DVD. Brief instructions will get your started! 12 minutes. value Priced!

$16.95   Quantity