Workshop Materials List,  24-30 July 2016

Braids 2016 Workshops

Monday  & Tuesday Two-day workshops

 

W1  Weaving patterned bands using a double slotted heddle - Susan Foulkes

What to bring: 13 pattern slot heddle, shuttle, backstrap, g clamp or warping post, yarn,notebook, pen, colored pencils   I will send a more detailed description of yarn requirements to class members but ideally, a 6/2 or 5/2 cotton will be fine.  You will need at least three colours, one for the background and weft and two colours for the pattern threads.  There should be a strong contrast between the pattern and background colours.

Materials fee:$25 includes booklet with patterns, worksheets, photographs of sample bands

 

W2 Rediscovering an Ancient Tablet Weaving technique - Linda Malan

What to bring: 48 cards (card preparation will follow), Perle cottons, cotton carpet warp, sash, c-clamps, T pins, tapestry needle, rubber bands, fat yarns, fabric  strips, tie-on cord, small beater, graph paper, pen

Materials fee: None includes handout

 

W3  Karakumi - Makiko Tada

What to bring: Karakumidai and flat bobbins (possibility to borrow), scissors, notebook

Materials fee: $10 includes 6 page handout and threads

 

W4 Inside out and loop the loop - Rosalie Neilson

What to bring: Maru dai, 16 tama, counterweight, chopstick, tape measure, S hook, 12" ratchet bar clamp with quick release, Bird sewing clamp aka third hand sewing clamp (available from amazon.com), braiding yarns

Materials fee: None

 

W5 Ply-split in 3D - Julie Hedges

What to bring: 3 mm and 5 mm gripfid, cotton, linen, paper and other yarns/cords, Cord Winder

Materials fee: $15 includes yarns, cords and book

 

W6  Peruvian Headband Braids - Rodrick Owen

What to bring: 3 warping posts, clamps, yarns

Materials fee: None 

W7 Bobbin lace in wire - Kim Davis

What to bring: Bobbin lace pillow (no bolster or roller).  Inform instructor ahead of time to borrow a pillow. Blue film for covering your pricking.  Bobbins (Wire bobbins and/or pillows are available for loan upon request). No extra tools will be required.

Materials fee: to be confirmed

The teacher will e-mail students upon registration confirmation to discuss appropriate pattern, wire, pins and bead choices as well as arrange bobbin/pillow loans.

 

W8  Cylindrical braids - Dominic Taylor

What to bring: Notebook and pen.  While in class, students will be able to borrow permalok needles, fids and scissors.

Materials fee: $10 includes 5page handout and cotton cords

 

 

Monday            One-Day Workshops

W9  Weaving on a bow loom - Marilyn Romatka

What to bring: Scissors, notebook, pen

Materials fee: $24 includes Constructed bow loom, all warps and wefts, shuttle, beads, beading aid, beading pad, needle, handout, fray-check, findings, glue

 

W11  Double card double turn diagonals - John Mullarkey

What to bring: Scissors, four balls or cones of 10/2 mercerized or unmercerized cotton or #10 crochet thread.  Each ball should be at least 1 oz.  Two balls of one color and two more of another highly contrasting color.

Materials fee:  $15 includes handout, 20 cards, shuttle

 

W13  Infinite possibilities of Maru Dai braiding - Yuko Yoshida

What to bring: Maru Dai, 16 bobbins, counterweight, bag, chopstick, S hook, note taking material

Materials fee  $15 includes handout and threads

 

W15  Color block beaded kumihimo - Lynn Caldwell

What to bring: Maru dai with 8 bobbins, counterweight and chopstick.

Materials fee: $15 includes handouts, beads, cords and findings.   Focal beads available for sale.

 

W17  Multi-diamond karakumi - Michael Hattori

What to bring: Maru Dai with at least a 12" kagami (mirror); working with 3 or more diamonds requires a 14" kagami. You will also need a minimum of 32 tama for 2 diamonds, and 48 tama for 3 diamonds (and up to 60). Weights between 50 and 70 grams are ideal. You will also need a counterweight of approximately 40%.

Materials fee: None

 

W19  Embellished Oimatsu - Adrienne Gaskell

What to bring:  Maru Dai, 16 bobbins, 50% counterweight, chopstick and scissors, notebook and paper.  Task light (optional) and magnifying glasses if needed

Materials fee:$35 (clasp not incuded) includes pearls, Japanese silk.  Different color choices will be available. 

Instructor will provide core stands and other tools and equipment for student use during the class.

 

Tuesday            One-Day Workshops

W10  Egyptian Diamonds - John Mullarkey

What to bring: Scissors, four balls or cones of 10/2 mercerized cotton or #10 crochet thread.  Each ball should be at least 1 oz.  Three balls of one color and one ball of a different highly contrasting color.

Materials fee: $20 includes handout, 20 cards, shuttle

 

W12  Ply-split letters in TLOI - Linda Hendrickson

What to bring Gripfid and plied cords made according to specifications that will be provided.  Pencil for graphing designs.

Materials fee  None

Cords and tools can be purchased in advance through website www.lindahendrickson.com.

 

W14  From ply-split braided tube to kumihimo braid and back - Barbara Walker

What to bring: 4-ply cords and appropriate size gripfid, kumihimo disk, instructions for Kongoh braid, scissors, masking tape, glue, small abacus for keeping track of repeats if desired, note taking materials

Materials fee: $10  includes handout

Students can purchase cords ahead of time from the teacher (cost will be $40).

 

W16  Hidden channel braid - Karen DeSousa

What to bring   kumihimo disk (Hanamaka), 16 plastic bobbins, scissors, measuring tape, desk lamp, braiding weight

Materials fee  $18 includes three 12-yard packages of satin cord and handout. 

End caps and cup chain available for sale.

 

W18  Just one - Jacqui Carey

What to bring:  Maru Dai, 16 bobbins, counterweight, bag, chopstick, S hook, threads and beads (details to follow)

Materials fee: none

 

 

Thursday & Friday  Two-Day Workshops

 

W20  Making hairwork - Anna Sparr

What to bring: Maru Dai, 16-24 bobbins, (40-70g being the optimal weight).  A few bobbins will be available to borrow from teacher

Materials fee:$12 includes handout, hair and other materials. 

Two traditional braiding tables will be available for students to work on. 

 

W21 South American Warp and Weft Patterns - Double Weave Pick-up and Weft Inlay - Laverne Waddington 

What to bring: scissors, pencil, notebook and eraser, two C Clamps

Materials fee: $15 includes handout, two prepared warps, thread for warping, a variety of supplemental weft material.  Equipment will be available to use in class. 

 

W22  Lessons from the past - Kris Leet

What to bring: Scissors, band shuttle, beater, notebook, pen

Materials fee: $20 includes Kit: 50 tablets, all warp and weft required, handout, stitch holder, rubber bands, dowels, heading cord

Available for class use: backstrap, belt clamp, table clamp, warping boards, handouts

 

W23  Exploring Sprang - Carol James

What to bring: Scissors, notebook, pen

Materials fee: $30 includes Frame already warped, shed sticks, clips to secure the sticks, tape, crochet hook and needle to assist with finishing, yarn

 

W24  Braid reconstruction basics - Michael Hattori

What to bring: Taka dai with 18 6-peg koma (no 9-pin koma), 60 tama (70, 85, or 100g, 2 contrasting colors of thread, 40 wt. rayon, perle cotton, crochet cotton, or fingering weight mercerized cotton yarn - enough to make a 2-yard warp up to 60 tama, equivalent to 18 ends of silk per tama; 52 and 60-tama 2-2 twill graph paper.  Colored pencils or felt markers,ruler, eraser, notebook

Materials fee: None

 

W25  Variations of zig zag braid for jewelry - Leigh Morris

What to bring: Maru Dai, 12 bobbins, counterweight, chopstick, yarns of various thickness including materials such as fishing line, wire, knitting yarns, etc. Variety of beads, needles and scissors.

Materials fee: $5 includes handout, square plate

Findings available for sale

 

W26  Playing with color patterns in loop braiding - Ingrid Crickmore

What to bring: C clamp, scissors

Materials fee: $15 includes yarns, plastic holder for in progress loops, handout

 

Thursday            One-Day Workshops

 

W27  Torchon lace making with one stroke sketched geometric pattern - Junko Samejima

What to bring: 10-12 pairs of bobbins, pillow, pins, crochet hook (0.4-0.6), cover cloth

Materials fee: $20 includes thread (Bockens linen 60/2), patterns and diagrams,

 

W29  Start/stop - Jacqui Carey

What to bring: Maru Dai, 16 bobbins, counterweight, chopstick, threads and beads (details to follow) and scissors

Materials fee: none

 

W31  Doubleweave pickup on an inkle loom - Alison Irwin

What to bring:  Warped inkle loom (instructions provided later) with 5/2 mercerized cotton or 4/8 cotton, scissors, double pointed knitting needle, small shuttle, pencil

Materials fee:None includes handout

 

W33  Put it on the wall – make a mosaic with your braids - Lyn Christiansen

What to bring: collection of braids, emphasizing variety and not so precious that participants do not want to cut them up.  Basic art supplies such as conte crayons, colored ink pens etc, UV fray sealers.

Materials fee: $25 includes Post-its, black drawing paper, conte crayons, other markers, push pins, glue sticks, foam board, etc.  Trays for braid mosaics, scissors, glue, pins, velcro, UV light sealers

 

W35  Modern Macrame Braids - Carol Wang

What to bring:  Scissors, notebook and paper

Materials fee:$30 includes Cord packs, handout, beads for Shamballa bracelets, and bracelet buckles.

Knotting tools such as fids, tweezers, awls, self-threading needles, and bodkins will be discussed and examples will be available for experimentation.

 

W37  Leno braids - Makiko Tada

What to bring: Disk, plate and favorite yarns.  Scissors, cutter and note taking items

Materials fee:None includes handout. 

Additional items available for purchase: disk/plate ($10 each), thick yarn for samples ($4), metallic threads ($30)

 

Friday               One-Day Workshops

W28  Bands with hands - Alison Irwin

What to bring:  Warped inkle loom (instructions provided later) with 5/2 mercerized cotton or 4/8 cotton, scissors, double pointed knitting needle, small shuttle, pencil

Materials fee:  None includes handout

 

W30  Sazigyo: sacred images and long lines of finely shaped lettering - Linda Hendrickson

What to bring Warp with 20/2 cotton (instructions to be provided later), tensioning system for tablet weaving, all needed tools

Materials fee  None

Tablets and tools can be purchased in advance through website www.lindahendrickson.com.

 

W32  Sanada-himo: traditional Japanese woven band - Tamaki Takagi

What to bring:  Thread needs to be a smooth, non-stretch fiber; silk is ideal, but perle cotton (#5 or #8), or #10 crochet cotton may be used. Please avoid rayon as it is much too slippery and will not hold the tensioning (I learned this the hard way!). If you have Karakumi silk, that is also excellent and you will use only one or two ends per tama.  Rigid heddle and shuttle.

Materials fee: $15 includes silk thread and indigo dyed bag 

Students can purchase prepared rigid heddle and shuttle for $30

 

W34  Good luck with crown sennits - Carol Wang

What to bring:  Scissors, beading needles, seed beads, beading thread, notebook and paper

Materials fee:$20 includes cord packs, paper knotting templates, handout, foam boards for beaded/thread knotting tool construction. 

Bead packs for beaded ropes will be available for purchase. 

 

W36  Hira Kara bracelet - Adrienne Gaskell

What to bring:  Maru Dai, 16 bobbins, counterweight, chopstick and scissors, notebook and paper

Materials fee:$30 includes kit that has beads, cord, cores, and magnetic clasp.  Different color choices will be available. 

Bead spinners and needles will be provided for class use

 

W38  Ply split braiding with supplementary cords - Barbara Walker

What to bring: Prescribed number of 4-ply cords and appropriate size gripfid (teacher will contact students with requirements ahead of the conference, 12 generic Q-tips with hollow plastic shafts, scissors, masking tape, white glue, extra light if desired, note taking materials

Materials fee: $10  includes handout

Students can purchase cords ahead of time from the teacher (cost will be $40).

 

W39  Couture braids and trims - Robyn Spady

What to bring:  Scissors, notebook and pencil

Materials fee:$5 includes handout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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