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November 29, 2018
Gold embroidery: couching stitch
A practical first-level course for learning the ancient art of gold embroidery, for creating jewels with needle and thread.
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November 19, 2018
Plain and weave-patterned cloth. Recognition, analysis and cataloguing
Course participants learn how to identify the constituent elements of woven textiles according to the methods proposed by the Centre International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens. Observation of historical samples in varying states of conservation, modern reconstructions and contemporary wovens.
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November 12, 2018
Figured panels handwoven on a digital jacquard loom
Practical course during which figured panels are designed and subsequently hand-woven on a digital Jacquard loom.
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November 05, 2018
Weaving on the shaft loom: threading and drafting
A theoretical / practical course to learn textile drafting, how to read a graphic draft in its elements: threading, tie-up, treadling and subseguently weave the pattern on a loom.
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October 17, 2018
Historical tailoring for pegeant and performance
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October 01, 2018
Italian Folk Weaving
Introduction to the history of folk weaving in Italy.
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September 27, 2018
Gold embroidery: purl thread
A practical first-level course for learning the ancient art of gold embroidery, for creating jewels with needle and thread.
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July 16, 2018
Basic weaving on the heddle frame loom
A course for learning the basics of weaving and how to weave ‘samplers’ on pre-prepared 4-to-8 heddle looms, to manage tensioning, shrinkage and shuttles, to repair broken threads and defects in the weave, to create impeccable selvedges.
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July 09, 2018
Designing today's textiles with historical Jacquard techniques
Representative samples of historical Jacquard techniques such as lampas, tacqueté, samitum are observed and analyzed. The number and function of warp and wefts series are identified, weave superimposition theory introduced and the drafting of complex weave structures practiced.
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July 02, 2018
Historical techniques and technologies from basic weaves to brocade and other weft effects
Intensive practical course during which weave structures studied during "textile analysis courses" are woven using a range of looms and visualization methods for participants to better comprehend the connection between weave annotation, analysis and loom technology.
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June 27, 2018
Natural colours for textile restoration
Starting from historically-used dye plants (pre-extracted) and dyeing raw wool, silk and cotton yarns, students will create colour cards for use in identification and restoration of ancient textiles.
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June 15, 2018
Shibori technique for wearable art
The course covers traditional Shibori techniques for tie-dye, stitch-dye, fold-dye, pole wrap-dye, etc. as well as three-dimensional effects, appropriate for creation of garments having great impact and artistic interest.
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June 11, 2018
Introduction to jacquard weaving: drawing with the weft
Basic course to introduce participants to the Jacquard design process, to loom technology and the specifics of the Lisio loom set-ups.
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May 21, 2018
Introduction to Raised Embroidery - Stumpwork
Basic course to learn Stumpwork embroidery: to work padding, applied fabrics (appliqué) and needlelace, as well as a few raised and surface embroidery stitches.
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May 10, 2018
Designing your dream bag
During the three days workshop, participants design and weave custom fabric for their personal creations on Lisio’s digital Jacquard loom. The workshop is open to weavers and designers.
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May 07, 2018
Carpet. Basic notions of conservation and restoration 2
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April 09, 2018
Tapestry. Basic notions of conservation and restoration 1
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March 26, 2018
Carpet. Basic notion of conservation and restoration 1
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March 19, 2018
Patterned cloth. Recognition, analysis and cataloguing
Students learn a method of analysis and annotation of simple to complex weave structures by observing antique and contemporary samples in varying states of conservation. Analysis tools include pick glass, digital microscope, macrophotography.
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March 01, 2018
Bobbin lace. Recognition, Study and Cataloguing
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