Archive for the ‘Jacquard Weaving’ Category

Mulberry tree, Jacquard weaving, Christo projects and the Garden! A busy April.

13 April, 2013

There is lots happening as we near the end of the semester: graduating students are weaving final projects on the jacquard loom, 1st year students had Christo inspired projects around the campus, our first weeping mulberry tree arrived to feed future silk worms, and on the campus community garden first work day amazing things were accomplished. Many hands…

2nd year student Jacquard Projects on the loom

2nd year student Jacquard Projects on the loom

Jacquard Weaving

2 February, 2013

The Jacquard loom combines computer technology with historical practices, it allows the programed raising of each warp thread independently of the others, allowing complex designs to be woven at an expedited pace.

Final Weaving Projects For 2012!!

19 December, 2012

‘Text-iles’ June 7 – July 4 at the Silk Weaving Studio

12 June, 2012

The work of several alumni and faculty member Ruth Scheuing is included in this month’s ‘Text-iles’ at the Silk Weaving Studio on Granville Island June 7 – July 4

 

Ruth’s jacquard piece is a wonderful read as well as visual:

 

Alumna Farideh Birani’s work follows:

 

Alumna Ana Sousa’s refined weaving is hard to photograph -