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John Mullarkey Tablet Weaving Workshop - Anglo Saxon Technique

(Note: This is an in-person workshop)

This class is one of John's newest workshop offerings.

Saturday, September 23, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.

Come learn one of the oldest tablet weaving techniques. Bands found during the 5th and 6th centuries were woven using a very specific and different tablet weaving technique.  Although similar to the more common threaded-in patterns in setup, the weaving for these bands produces a thicker, stronger, reversible band that is perfect for bag straps or belts.

Materials Fee: $2 includes documentation, payable to instructor

Student Supplies: Inkle style loom, 20 4-hole cards, belt shuttle, scissors, three balls or cones of 10/2 mercerized or unmercerized cotton or #10 crochet thread in three different colors. At least ½ ounce of each.

Nationally-recognized teacher John Mullarkey has been tablet weaving for over a decade.  His work has been displayed in the Missouri History Museum, and garments using his card woven bands have been featured in international fashion shows.  His designs are featured frequently in Handwoven.  John is the primary author of “A Tablet Weaver’s Pattern Book,” and has produced two DVDs for Interweave Press: “Tablet Weaving Made Easy” and “Double-Faced Tablet Weaving”. He is the developer of the Schacht Zoom Loom.

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