Exaltation of Blocks Rep Weave Workshop with Rosalie Neilson
May 4 -6 , 2018
Rep Runners: A study in 4-block design using linked blocks and solid stripes from her book, "An Exaltation of Blocks"
Experience level: intermediate through advanced
Material Fee: $15 to cover draft and threading
Pre-warped 8-shaft floor or tableloom with18” weaving width (textile will be 16.8”wide)
Warping instructions, draft, supply list and preliminary directions will be sent upon registration.
Warp and weft: 8/2cotton in 4 or 5 different colors to design a tablerunner.
6 or 12 dent reed (warp sett is18 epi)
tape,10 yards of cotton, linen or nylon cord for lashing on.
Miscellaneous items: Bobbinwinder, scissors, threading and reed hook, tapemeasure, pocket calculator, weights, tapestry needle, masking
Supplies for design sessions: Graph paper (4 squares/inch), #2pencils, eraser
The runner will have a series of 4-block designs in the center, with a border of 2-block motifs in opposite colors. The border will be separated from the center designs by a sold colored stripe of 2 colors. Weavers will use a series of Design pages from Rosalie’s book, An Exaltation of Blocks.