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Winding a Warp & Using a Paddle
The first book in the series, Peggy Osterkamp’s New Guide Weaving, guides you through every step of planning a project and measuring the warp threads in preparation for putting them onto the loom. The chapter on paddles explains how to warp with multiple threads at a time. Learn how to plan projects; determine how long to measure your warps as well as how much thread you need for the whole project. Comprehensive information and tables on yarns and sett (epi.).
Peggy Osterkamp’s special skill is making the richness of her training and experience accessible to weaving students. ©2005 • 3rd printing, revised edition; 138 pages; 195 illustrations. Lie-flat wire-0 binding • $39.95 •
Warping Your Loom & Tying on New Warps
In Book 2, learn how to prepare your loom for weaving — beginning at the back of the loom. You will learn how to beam on, thread, and sley the reed. Chapters on sectional beaming, tying on new warps, knots, and adjusting jack, counterbalance and countermarch looms. Step-by-step instructions and sections at the ends of chapters for quick reference. Having Peggy’s books at your loom is like having a patient, knowledgeable teacher at your side.
Fourth edition ©2015, revised edition; 206 pages, over 200 illustrations – Print edition no longer available
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Weaving & Drafting Your Own Cloth
Book 3 guides you through every step from weaving motions, shuttles and selvedges to finishing your cloth. When problems come your way there’s an extensive chapter on troubleshooting. The drafting chapter explains how to create your own designs as well as to use drafts in books and magazines. Fabric analysis, and the basics of multi-shaft weaving are also included extensively. It is written for novice and experienced weavers and teachers, and especially for those weavers who think that they will never understand drafting. ©2005 • Lie-flat wire-0 binding; 267 pages; 366 illustrations • $44.95
Warping the Loom Back to Front
This comprehensive DVD thoroughly explores the process of dressing a loom by yourself, from back to front. After discussing materials and tools, Peggy divides the warping process into 6 easy steps: 1 – Measuring the Warp; 2 – Loading the Raddle; 3 – Beaming the Warp; 4 – Threading the Heddles; 5 – Sleying the Reed and 6 – Tying the Warp to the Cloth Beam Apron Rod. Close-ups and wide shots show the details. Trouble-shooting and problem-solving examples are given. Pause at any time.
©2005 • Running time 62 minutes (color) • DVD $19.95 + shipping and handling.