Season 4 - Twills on 4

Season 4 - Twills on 4

Season 4 we dive into the world of twill structure and will overlay it with everything we learned in Colour & Design and Pushing the Boundaries of Plain Weave. This strong foundation will allow us to take 4 shaft Twills to a new level.

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Season 4 - Twills on 4
  • Season 4 Episode 1 - Intro to Twill & Simple Two Stripe Sample

    6 videos

    In this first episode of Season 4, we dive into Twills. We’ll learn how to weave twills on 4 shafts, how to do drawdowns, use different tie-ups (2/2 vs 3/1 vs 1/3), we’ll be using floating selvedges and basket weave with twills. We’ll also be overlaying many of the Colour & Design principles from...

  • Season 4 Episode 2 - Fiberworks Windows

    9 videos

    You have a very special episode coming your way and I am so pleased to be able to offer this workshop to all members of our online guild. Bob Keates the co-creator of Fiberworks PCW has recorded his introductory workshop in house at JST, just for you. You don’t have to travel to a conference to t...

  • Season 4 Episode 2 - Fiberworks Mac

    9 videos

    You have a very special episode coming your way and I am so pleased to be able to offer this workshop to all members of our online guild. Bob Keates the co-creator of Fiberworks PCW has recorded his introductory workshop in house at JST, just for you. You don’t have to travel to a conference to t...

  • Season 4 Episode 3 - Small Threadings Twill Gamp

    3 videos

    We are making the first of many gamps this year…this one is all about small twill threadings. In episodes to come we will use these threadings as shapes and we’ll blow em up and make them bigger…so much fun. So much to learn!

    Things we will learn:

    -How to weave tromp as writ
    -Become fam...

  • Season 4 Episode 4 - Point Twill Gamp

    3 videos

    Things we will learn:

    -How to make diamonds larger and larger on a 4 shaft loom
    -How to use ideas from Colour & Weave to come up with treadling sequences
    -How to use Fibonacci to help create treadling sequences
    -How nicely basket weave pairs with twill
    -How we can use BW to c...

  • Season 4 Episode 5 - Large Threadings Twill Gamp

    4 videos

    In Episode 5 we look at large threadings. When these threadings are repeated, they create stunning results. To date we have looked at small threadings as base shapes but now we are going to use those shapes as profiles that we can overlay with other threading concepts…. it really is simple once y...

  • Season 4 Episode 6 - Colour & Weave Meets Twill

    3 videos

    What would a year of weaving be without more Colour & Weave techniques. It doesn’t just belong to Plain Weave…we overlay it on twills with the addition of Basket Weave and it is just unbelievable!

    Things we will learn in Episode 6:

    -How to blow your mind 🙂
    -How to play with colour & wea...

  • Season 4 Episode 7 - Twill & Basket Weave go on a Date

    4 videos

    In this episode we learn to insert Basket Weave into twill threadings to create vertical division of space. Of course once they are in the threading we can also have horizontal basket weave, but we have been able to do that all along.

    On 4 harnesses, basket weave is the only structure that can f...

  • Season 4 Episode 8 - Shadow Weave

    5 videos

    Time for another fun episode and this one has lots of colour. The bright joyful colours that were used in Fibonacci w/Gradation aka Parrot S2, E5 have leapt forward onto our Shadow Weave gamp in this episode. Shadow Weave is a colour and weave technique that structurally bridges plain weave and t...

  • Season 4 Episode 9 - Weft Faced Twills

    3 videos

    It’s time for our last sample of the year and this time I overlay all the twill theory that we’ve been studying throughout the year on an open linen warp with wool weft, to create amazing weft faced fabric.

    As always there is so much to learn, so many ways to play at the loom, so many ways to lo...

  • Season 4 Episode 10 - Grand Finale

    1 video

    I can’t quite believe that we’re about to wrap up the 2020’s programme. What a year! Who knew there was so much to learn about 4 shaft twills? All 9 episodes can be revisited again and again to be used as springboards for your original designs. That is the best part of learning all this theory, i...