Season 6 Episode 9 - Block Analysis for 4+ shafts
I hope you're hungry because you're going to be full by the end of this episode. You may want to eat it in small bits....that's always better for your blood sugar, so they say! I did this type of work for years in Bronson Lace, it was so much fun. I'll never forget the day I learned how to do this. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Things we will learn in this episode:
-How to analyze block designs.
-We will review the threading system of Bronson Lace.
-How to take it up to 8 shafts with 6 blocks.
-How to play with the point threading and get all kinds of different graphics.
-How to change the tie-up.
-How to weave pattern in Plain Weave completely surrounded by Lace.
-How to isolate a motif so it stands out better.
You can purchase the Block Analysis Kit right here and follow along while watching Jane:
6.9.1 - Block Analysis Introduction
A quick introduction to Block Analysis for 4+ shafts.
6.9.2 - Basics Strawberry
We learn how to draw out the basics for Block Analysis, starting with a strawberry.
6.9.3 - Basics Snowflake
In this video we learn how to draw a snowflake, how to frame it, and our tie-up box.
6.9.4 - Cross and Boxes
Continuing on with Block Analysis, we look at crosses and boxes and how to create your own design.
6.9.5 - Block Analysis A Look at the Project
Let's look at your project, the 3 scarves that come with your PDF.
6.9.6 - Block Analysis at the Loom
Let's weave a bit of our draft from the Block Analysis PDF.
6.9.7 - Block Analysis Show and Tell
Our Show & Tell this episode has stunning towels, scarves and a tunic, all using Block Analysis!
Season 6 Episode 9 - Block Analysis PDF
This PDF will guide you through analyzing block designs at the same time we'll review Bronson Lace threading and take you up to 8 shafts with 6 blocks. So much fun!