Join Expert Laura Fry to Learn How to Weave More Efficiently and Consistently

This course will cover how to:

  • weave in a way that works with your body and reduces fatigue;
  • wind your warp quickly and efficiently;
  • make easy work of beaming your warp with a simple warping valet;
  • manage tangled warp threads and inconsistent tension;
  • expertly wind shuttles, bobbins, and pirns, and even create your own paper quills for extra storage;
  • maintain beautiful selvedges on either side of your work.

Sponsored by Leclerc Looms

About Laura Fry

Laura Fry

Laura Fry chose weaving as a career in 1975 and studied at some of Canada's top weaving schools. She started her business in 1977 and since 1980 has worked full-time as a professional handweaver. In 1997 she received certification as one of Canada's Master Weavers. Laura's meticulous approach to weaving quality fabric and extensive knowledge of ergonomic weaving are popular with her students, whom she teaches in person and online around the world. Laura is the author of Magic in the Water, a self-published book about the importance of wet-finishing woven fabric. Laura is well known for her concise pearls of weaving wisdom including, "If you can't be perfect, be consistent," and, "A thread under tension is a thread under control." As of early 2018, she is in the midst of writing a new book on weaving design.

Course Reviews

Focus on Efficiency

“It was eye-opening to see how a production weaver works! This video gave me a lot to think about and try with my own projects. ” - Jane Abbott


“There is sooooo much more than just efficiency going on here, tips, tricks, and wisdom from years of learning. I have learnt so much from Laura Fry[.]” - Jennifer Blasgund

The Efficient Weaver

“I have been weaving for years and this class is very helpful. Laura Fry gives a lot of tips that I think will help me weave more consistently. ” - Hollie Chapman

Course curriculum

    1. What You Will Learn

    2. Getting Started

    3. Welcome

    4. About The Instructor

    5. Technical Support

    1. Video Lesson

    2. Key Points

    1. Video Lesson

    2. Key Points

    1. Video Lesson

    1. Video Lesson

    2. Key Points

    1. Video Lesson

About this course

  • $39.99
  • 19 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content