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Before you begin, you'll need the following materials

  • 4-shaft loom with at least a 9" weaving width
  • 8-dent reed
  • 3 shuttles
  • 12" pick-up stick with tapered ends
  • Additional pick-up stick or double-pointed knitting needle
  • Stick shuttle
  • 5/2 perle cotton, in 1 light and 1 dark color; approximately 1/3 lb each
  • Small amount of worsted-weight knitting yarn
  • Optional wadding or cotton batting
  • Tapestry or sewing needle and thread, for hemstitching

Meet Jennifer Moore

Jennifer Moore

Jennifer Moore

Between her striking doubleweave wall pieces and elegant wearables, Jennifer Moore is widely known for her luminous color gradations and dynamic designs. Her weaving has been widely exhibited for the past 40 years, and has won awards throughout the United States and abroad. Her work has been published in numerous magazines and books. Jennifer holds a Master of Fine Arts in weaving from the University of Oregon, where she specialized in exploring relationships between weaving, music, and mathematics in doubleweave. She currently maintains a studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and travels throughout the world giving lectures and workshops in weaving and design. She is the author of the The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave, Revised & Expanded, published by Interweave Press. as well as the workshop Doubleweave on a 4-Shaft Loom.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Workshop Overview

  • 2

    Before You Begin

    • Important Info
    • Video Lesson: Winding a Doubleweave Warp
  • 3

    Warping & Tie-Up

    • Video Lesson: Warping Your Loom
    • The Conventional Draft for Doubleweave
    • A Better Draft for Doubleweave
    • Check Your Threading
    • Skeleton Tie-Up for Doubleweave
  • 4

    Start Weaving

    • Video Lesson: The Theory Behind Doubleweave
    • Video Lesson: Weaving Two Separate Layers
    • Draft & Diagram for Light Yarn as Top Layer
    • Draft & Diagram for Dark Yarn as Top Layer
    • Finished Cloth Sample
  • 5

    Doubleweave Structures

    • Video Lesson: When Doubleweave Cloth Means Double Width Cloth
    • Draft & Diagram for Weaving Folded or Double Width Fabric
    • Finished Cloth Sample
    • Video Lesson: Weaving a Tube
    • Video Lesson: Two Tubes Side-by-Side
    • Video Lesson: Making a Tube with a Slit
    • Diagram for Weaving a Slit in Your Fabric
  • 6

    Simple Techniques

    • Color-and-Weave Three Ways
    • Color-&-Weave, 3 Ways
    • Video Lesson: Weaving Stitched Cloth
    • Video Lesson: Simple Pique
  • 7

    Further Exploring of Color & Texture

    • Video Lesson: Quilting
    • Quilting Chart
  • 8

    Leno & Brooks Bouquet

    • Video Lesson: Weaving Leno & Brooks Bouquet in Doubleweave
    • Your Sample Up Close: Leno
    • Your Sampler Up Close: Brooks Bouquet
  • 9

    The Queen of Doubleweave

    • Video Lesson: Doing Pick-Up in Doubleweave
    • Creating Your Own Pickup Designs
  • 10

    Hemstitching & Fringes

    • Video Lesson: Finishing
  • 11

    Final Thoughts

    • Congratulations!
  • 12

    Resources

    • Doubleweave Basics & Sampler Instructions
    • Doubleweave Pickup Project