Happy Endings—Finishing Techniques for Woven Fabrics With Deborah Jarchow (Online)

  • Saturday, October 09, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Class time is Pacific Time, (in Virtual Zoom Room 2), Class Code FI100921DJ
  • 14


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

Do you wonder what more there is to do with the ends of your woven cloth besides fringe? Do you wish for different look on the ends of your scarves? In  this workshop you will learn several techniques that can give you alternatives for the ends. Learn how to plan for hemming and about twisting, braiding, adding beads, decorative knotting, and knitting and crochet to the edges as well as some fancy techniques. These alternatives will enhance your weaving skills and give you more options. 

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.

 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 fiber.programming@bainbridgebarn.org


  • Registration will close Wednesday, October 6th at 10:00 AM (Pacific Time).
  • Supplies to have on hand: About 50  - 75 yards of yarn to use for weft. Sewing needle, tapestry needle, scissors, D or E crochet hook, sized 5 or six knitting needle, straight pins, 25 – 30- beads to fit on yarn, dental floss threader (available at most drug stores by dental hygiene products), fusible thread, 30 yards waste yarn (worsted weight acrylic works well), post it notes, shuttle/bobbins.

  • Homework: Warp your loom 4” wide, 60” long with worsted weight yarn sett at 7.5 or  8 ends per inch

  • 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

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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