Textile Adventures in Peru with Jennifer Moore

November 3, 2022

Join us on February 11, 2023 as Jennifer Moore presents her 1-hour seminar on Textile Adventures in Peru.

A significant aspect of Jennifer Moore’s life is the incredible connection she has with Quechua weavers in the Peruvian highlands. Jennifer became intrigued with pre-Columbian textiles early on as a weaver.  The level of doubleweave pickup exhibited by the people in the Peruvian area was so remarkable even in the pre-Columbian days and can be viewed as unsurpassed even to this day.

In 2013, Nilda Callañaupa from the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco planned her conference in Cusco, and asked Jennifer to come teach the pre-Columbian doubleweave techniques to her weavers.  Jennifer jumped at the chance. Come and join us as we listen to the amazing stories of the year Jennifer spent preparing for this teaching experience.  She spent the year studying backstrap weaving, Peruvian doubleweave and Spanish.

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to vicariously visit the weaving villages and archeological sites in the Peruvian highlands through the eyes of a traveling weaver. Jennifer will present a slideshow of her experiences in Peru, as well as show textiles and demonstrate what she taught in Peru.  Join us!!!

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Double Rainbow Collections

September 20, 2021

All the yarn in 6 colors that you will need for Jennifer Moore’s Double Rainbow Class.  We have worked with Jennifer to bring you the perfect yarns in just the right amounts to get ready for her class.  Jennifer selected the six colors in the 5 colorways so you can choose your favorite and know they will work well in the class.  Currently available in 5/2 and 10/2 yarn.  No instructions are included in this yarn collection.

The collections are designed specifically to supply the yarn for Jennifer’s class, but you can find the complete instructions for weaving the Double Rainbow sampler  in Jennifer Moore’s book Doubleweave:Revised and Expanded.

 

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Double Rainbow On-line Class with Jennifer Moore

January 9, 2021

We have new sections of Jennifer Moore’s amazing Double Rainbow class.  Join in the fun of the on-line workshop with Jennifer!  You will be weaving in your home or studio on your own loom, and Jennifer will be meeting with you via Zoom.  And the classes will be limited to 25 participants so you will have lots of individual time to ask questions and get to know Jennifer.

The upcoming workshop dates are:

  • Workshop 2022#4:  December 5, 8, 10, 12, 2022–Full
  • Workshop 2023 #1:  February 6, 9, 13, 16, 2023
  • Workshop 2023 #2:  April 4, 8, 11, and 15
  • Workshop 2023 #3:  August 17, 19, 22 and 24
  • Workshop 2023 #4:  November 29, December 2, 4, and 7

Additionally, the 4-days format gives you lots of time to weave your sampler during the workshop, because the class time is spread out over 10 days.  Each of the 4 class will meet from 10-2 Mountain Time.  And as you can see from the schedule, you will have time in between the class periods to weave on your loom.  Lots of this year’s participants in Jennifer’s classes have liked the 2-week format of the classes.  That way you have time to do the weaving in between classes, and you can process all the amazing information that Jennifer shares with you in the 4 days of class time.  You might even want to put on a longer warp because you will have more time to weave!

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Master Weaver–Full Spectrum Kit

September 20, 2019

Weave two projects in the full 20-color Tubular Spectrum™ with one warp on your 8-shaft loom. The first project is woven in warp-faced twill blocks with a 20-color rotation warp using the 10/2 Tubular Spectrum™ and black weft. Then by changing the tie-up, the second project becomes a two-block doubleweave with a 20-color rotation in both the warp and the wefts.  There is enough yarn to make the two projects into either shawls or table runners.  Choose what fits your lifestyle!

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is an Eight harness kit.

 

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