Modern Strap & Rigid Heddle Weaving: Using A Heddle & Loom Stand
Thursday, October 14, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
Mail Order Deadline for Materials
Order materials from Instructor by 9/30/2021 to guarantee delivery in time for class. Orders after 9/30 may increase shipping charges.

This class will teach you how to weave straps for bags, belts or trims using a mini heddle and modern backstrap stand. We will be weaving using a table stand to weave with a mini heddle using a small shuttle and shed stick.

This is a fun way to explore both ancient rigid heddle or tape weaving and backstrap looming while making a small project. This is a wonderful way to make straps without the need for harnessing yourself in or a tape box.

The tools in this kit are perfect for moving into a harness later on. The Kit includes a unique sustainable wood heddle,a mini shuttle, shed stick, table stand, clips and fiber (everything you need to make a strap up to 1.5 feet in legnth).

Backstrap looms are an ancient form of weaving using your body as the loom. Box weaving or tape looms date back to the early 19th century found throughout Europe, the rigid heddles being attributed to the Sami in Norway. Our tools are modern fusion taking from all of these traditions and cultures.

Karen Capobianco
Session Type
Weaving Workshops
All Levels Welcome
Session Pic 1
Homework Required?
Kit ($125 + shipping) includes the table stand, heddle, mini shuttle, shed stick, clips and fiber. Student must contact instructor to arrange payment and shipping of kit.

Once you have registered, email the instructor with the class title so she can send a paypal invoice from
Capobianco Designs. The invoice will include the cost of the kit, applicable taxes, and priority shipping.
When you pay the invoice, make sure to include the class title in the notes.

Please note: kits will ship 3rd week of Sept.
Supplies Students Need
Scissors, ruler, toothpicks, a white glue like elmers, and most importantly loctite or gorilla brand super glue - gel formula.