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Join expert weaving instructor Sara Bixler to learn the unique Clasped Weft technique, an impressive way to enhance and customize your woven projects. In this easy-to-follow and concise workshop, weave along with Sara as she shows you how to incorporate color-changing knitting yarns and your own favorite geometric shapes and patterns into a pillow project that’s all your own. You’ll learn vital troubleshooting techniques, such as how to eliminate gaps between rows, how to adjust your pattern, and how to avoid tangling your yarn during weaving. Once you’ve completed this easy pillow project, you’ll be able to incorporate the Clasped Weft technique into table runners, rugs, and much more.

You’ll love this weaving video if you:

  • Love to make weaving your own and incorporate unique patterns
  • Want to learn an easy, impressive-looking weaving technique
  • Have been intimidated by the Clasped Weft technique in the past

In Creative Weaving: Clasped Weft Patterns, you’ll learn how to:

  • Use the Clasped Weft technique to create visual interest in a variety of weaving projects
  • Eliminate problems such as gaps and tension issues
  • Create a beautiful pillow project from color-changing knitting yarn
  • Incorporate the technique into future weaving projects

Techniques Demonstrated in Video:

  • Creating a unique geometric shape and pattern with the Clasped Weft technique
  • Incorporate different materials and yarns into your weaving to achieve a new effect
  • Finish off your weaving with a beautiful pillow project
  • Avoid problems and troubleshoot with Sara’s expert tips and instruction

About the Expert:

Sara Bixler is one of the resident weaving instructors at the Mannings Handweaving School in East Berlin, Pennsylvania. She holds her degrees in Art Education and Fine Arts from Edinboro University. Her wide-ranging knowledge and love of weaving she gives credit to her father, weaver and instructor Tom Knisely who has been encouraging her artistic ventures since early childhood. Sara's personal passion is color; how it influences our world, all things that reside in it and how we identify with it.