Lace Weave on the Rigid Heddle Loom (Online)

  • Sunday, June 06, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • BARN Fiber Arts Zoom Room, Class Code FI060621DJ
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    Registration closes Monday, May 31.

Registration is closed

**This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

Take it to the next level! If you already know the basics on your rigid heddle loom, learn to create beautiful lace patterns using pick-up sticks. The complicated-looking patterns can be achieved with relative ease. Make a beautiful scarf while mastering this technique and learning many lace patterns. You will be given a pattern to make a lovely shawl after class based on the techniques you learn in class. There will be lots of helpful weaving tips along the way.

The class session is divided into two sessions: 10 am -  12 pm, (2 hour break), 2 pm - 4 pm for a total of 4 hours of on-line instruction.

Homework: Warp loom prior to class, with a 72” long warp of 60 ends (30 slots, 30 eyes).

Supplies at home: Warped loom and shuttle, scissors, tapestry needle, tube from inside a paper towel roll, measuring tape, post it notes, straight pins, 2 pick up sticks appropriately sized for your loom, 12” x 1.5” piece of light cardboard or manila file folder, 400 yards of worsted weight yarn in a solid color that is smooth, strong, non-hairy, and at least 2 ply, about half of which will be used for your warp.

 A limited number of looms are available for members to borrow for this class, but must be picked up in person. For more information, contact


  • Registration will close Monday, May 31.
  • This class will be taught via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.
  • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the class start. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.  
  • Skill Level:  INTERMEDIATE
  • Ages 14+ are welcome

Instructor Bio:

Deborah Jarchow is a full-time weaver and artist who teaches and lectures on fiber arts, creates and sells wearable art, and exhibits her work at galleries and museums across the United States. Her commissioned pieces are held by churches as well as in many private collections. Deborah loves helping people discover the joy of weaving and during the past several years, has focused her teaching mainly on rigid heddle looms.  Until recently, she traveled extensively to share her weaving enthusiasm and expertise.  She is known as a generous teacher who makes weaving accessible and exciting to students of all levels.

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