Backstrap Weaving Workshop By Addison Nace
Center for Design and Material Culture
Friday, October 7, 2022
The Link, Nancy Nicholas Hall
In this workshop participants will be introduced to backstrap weaving. Together we will create a one-inch wide band with geometric designs picked up in the warp. This is a global weaving technique. Indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico, the highlands in Guatemala, and the Andes mountains in Peru make bands with this technique. Kyrgyz weavers in central Asia also use it to make yurt bands.