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“Ripped” About Rep (Lecture—Two Sessions)

Portland Handweavers Guild, Portland Oregon

Thursday, September 12, 2019 – 10:00 am and 7:00 pm

This photographic overview documents both the design process and practical details of the weave structure known as warp-faced rep, oftentimes referred to by the Swedish word for rep mat or ripsmatta. See how curves from nature – a wren, a crow, a leaf, a frozen river seen from an airplane window – inspire the creation of colorful wall hangings and rugs.