I'm Alice Schlein, a weaver and book maker in South Carolina. Occasionally I write about Photoshop, Network Drafting, bread baking, and whatever else strikes my fancy. Thanks for stopping by! Comments are welcome.

Classes 2016

  • Intro to Tablet Weaving
    Two-day workshops July 20-21 or August 10-11, 10 am–4 pm. At Greenville Center for Creative Arts. With a set of 4-holed tablets and cotton yarn on a simple loom, weave intricately patterned bands that can be used as belts, camera & guitar straps, bag handles, clothing ornamentation, bookmarks, and more. For beginner adults or confident teenagers. Must have good eyesight.
  • Tablet Weaving: Old Technique, New Methods
    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman University, Greenville, SC. Eight Wednesdays starting January 13, 2016.
  • Lampas Unleashed
    Complex Weavers Seminars June 16 – 19, 2016. Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL

Books

Monographs

  • A Crepe Is Not Just a Pancake
    52 pages of text, b&w and color diagrams, and drafts for multishaft tradle & dobby looms. Many color photos of actual cloth. Methods for drafting your own crepe weaves. Annotated bibliography. Pdf available for immediate download. $21. USD. Payment by PayPal. Email me at aschlein[at]att[dot]net for payment instructions.
  • Echo Weave
    Based on the 1996 article in Weaver's, Issue 32. With brand new diagrams and high resolution scans of original fabrics. Pdf available for immediate download. $7. USD. Payment by PayPal. Email me at aschlein[at]att[dot]net for payment instructions.

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