Classic and Nontraditional Rep Weave with Lucienne Coifman

Skill Level


Required Skills:

  • Must be able to dress a loom according to a draft sent six weeks ahead.

Class Length

  • 2.5 Day Workshop (Friday am thru Sunday noon)


In this round-robin workshop format, we’ll explore both classic and nontraditional methods of rep weaving on 2 to 8 shafts. Every loom will be set up with a different draft and a variety of warp materials. Using block design of weave structures such as Krokbragd, Honeycomb, Shadow weaves and more, we can transfer the block design to rep weave and get a new look. Along with weaving instruction, we will discuss drafting, designing, and color choices and the possible uses for each finished piece. Students will go home with a portfolio of many different rep samples.


Registration Fee $
Materials Fee $20

Materials Fee includes: Includes a notebook with all drafts for the class, a drafting primer, and extra weft.

Students to Bring

  • Looms dressed as assigned
  • Extra warp and weft thread
  • Instructor will contact students 2 months prior to the workshop regarding what equipment they will bring, their proficiency, and their materials preference.


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