The Weaving Design Challenge was a very popular workshop with our members.
Each participant was dealt 5 cards denoting different aspects of weaving design.
The variation was immense and add to that each weaver’s different interpretation the
result was a splendid display of imagination and skill.
Sarah Cage ( from Birmingham) was allocated:
Cath Snape (from East Yorkshire) was allocated:
After much discussion, Cath did lots of sampling to work out how to create some transparency in her weaving
Debbie Richardson from Lancashire was allocated:
She began with the tartan and added sari silk for the overshot.
Norah Ball from Devon used the following cards with an extra self-selected use of loom controlled and hand-manipulated doubleweave.
Norah likes to design as she weaves, she woke up one morning with the idea for this lovely wall hanging.
Heather Seddon (from Cumbria) was dealt:
She began by creating a design on the computer before dressing the loom to weave the design.
Pat Griffiths (from Ceredigion, Wales) was allocated:
Pat tried several ideas before creating this beautiful belt.
Stacey Harvey-Brown (from Nérac, SW France) was dealt:
She used her complex double cloth design to create a bag with a very colourful lining.