Warp and Byte Designs - Seminar
Leslie Killeen - Handweaver, Durham, NC

Clothing Fabric from the Unexpected

Structures/techniques are sometimes associated with creating a certain end product. Where would you expect to see Ripsmatta, Bedford Cord, Clasp Weft or Overshot…maybe in a floor mat, in a pillow, or in a tapestry. But might they be used for clothing too? Through slides and discussion, we will explore their use in clothing fabric.

Ripsmatta 8 shafts


Bedford Cord 6 shafts


Overshot 4 shafts

Ripsmatta 4 shafts