[Loch-Ruadh] Fw: [Elfsea] Elfsea A&S Night - Aug. 15- Update
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Wed Aug 9 15:20:12 PDT 2006
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From: "Deana Covel" <dmcovel79 at yahoo.com>
To: <Steppes at lists.ansteorra.org>; "SCA Ft Worth" <elfsea at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 1:32 PM
Subject: [Elfsea] Elfsea A&S Night - Aug. 15- Update
Here is a quick update about the upcoming Card Weaving
First it will be a full class. About 7 ladies have
already RSVP, and I expect a few more, so please be on
time. To allow as much weaving time as possible, I
will start the class at 7:30 sharp.
Second, you will walk away with a sample band of
several different techniques. So rather than just
practicing one pattern all night, you will be doing
four to eight.
Third, it is possible to card weave without a loom.
For a portable option, bring a 2x4, or a length of
wood that is comfortable, and 2 large C-Clamps. The
cards are about 4 inches square, so you will want tall
C-clamps. But you can also tie your weavings to a
Some people really like the "Back strap" method of
weaving. However I have never tried it, and cannot
show you how to do it.
For those who will not have a loom, I will be
bringing my warping board, so you will be able to warp
as quickly as those with looms.
Also, I will have two looms available for people to
work with during the class, warping and weaving. But
I will have one loom warped up so someone can practice
just weaving. Observers are also welcomed.
L. Hanna von Dahl
PS. The class will be taught agin at Glaslyn's
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