top of page

Members Only

Demos & Videos

This page:  


 

Index to Videos                

H = handout; scroll down to find handout links

           

Beginner Videos:  Oval Rug

            Plan a Braided Rug

            Different Braid Starts

            Types of Braid-Aids

            E-Lacing

            Shoe-Lacing

            Changing Colors

            Lacing Curves to Keep It Flat

            Oval Taper

            Splicing Lacing Cord I

            Splicing Lacing Cord II

            Managing Tweaks

            Working with Different Weights of Wool

 

Beginner Videos:  Round Rug

            Plan a Braided Rug

            Different Braid Starts

            Types of Braid-Aids

            Row 1 of a Chair Pad

            Taper

            Splicing Lacing Cord I

            Splicing Lacing Cord II

            Managing Tweaks

            Working with Different Weights of Wool

 

Butting Videos

            Annie’s Fanny w Ruler LO H

            Annie’s Fanny no Ruler LO H

            Annie’s Fanny w Ruler RO H

            Annie’s Fanny no Ruler RO H

            3-Loop Triangle Butt LO H

            3-Loop Triangle Butt RO H

            Sturges Butt #1 LO         Handout

 

Dyeing Videos with Kris McDermet

            Dyeing Supplies & Books H

            Basic Dyeing Demonstration

            Overdyeing Wool

            Dye Mottled Wool with 3 Similar Dye colors

 

Intermediate Skills

            8-Loop Center

            9-Loop Center

            Baskets Overview

            Braid with Leather w Pam Rowan

            Braid with Wire

            Diamond Pattern in Oval Center H

            Dot Pattern across the Center Line H

            Lipped Bowl w Cathy Winship

            Reverse T-Ending

 

           

           

Other Cool Stuff

            Braided Rug Repair with Pam Rowan

            Braid with Roving:  Kathy Donovan

            History of Rug Braiding

            How to Hang Braided Rugs H

            Miniature Braided Rugs, Part 1 

            Miniature Braided Rugs, Part 2

            Moth Prevention:  Judy Fahnestock

            Rug Braiding Books & Booklets

            Rug Braiding Tools

            Rugs=Food=Love Project

            Braids with Benefits Part 1

            Braids with Benefits Part 2

            Braid with Ties:  Lucinda Harrison-Cox

            Plaiting a Rug:  Pamela Jones

           

Old Movies

            1999 Vermont Life:  Delsie Hoyt

            2014 Pam Rowan’s 2014 Braided Fashion Show

            Beautiful Thing:  The Rugs of Jean Will

            Nancy Young’s 1993 Exhibit of Student Rugs

           

People in Special Events

            Condon, Helen:  Adirondack Rug Braiding

            Corrow, Marjorie:  Life on the Road

            Donovan, Kathy & Braid w Roving

            Fahnestock, Judy & Moth Prevention

            McDermet, Kris:  Braid Artist

            McKeever, Donna:  Teacher, Conference

            Sitler, Leanne & Her Wool Dyeing Company

            Miller, Lisanne & Rug Hooking/Dyeing

            Ragno, Mary:  Mrs. Nutting's Rugs

            Sturges, Betsy:  My Mother's Rugs

            Watts, Peggyann & Belfast Braids Studio

            Wright, Kelly & Rug Punching 

            Wright, Kathy:  Sauder Rug Hooking Week

            Young, Nancy:  My Life in Braiding

 

Projects

            Lipped Bowl w Cathy Winship RO

            Key Fob H

            Interwoven Stars H

            Snowflake Trivet H

            Pear, Egg, Corn H

            Braided Wreath with Flowers H

 

Shop/Site Presentations

            Country Braid House

            Dorr Mill Store

            Maine Fiberarts

            W. Cushing Dye

Anchor 1
Special Event Videos

Special Event Videos

http---www.willishenry.com-auctions-05-D

Lecture:  The History of Braided Rugs in America:  Peasant Craft to Art Form

Oct 24, 2020

Speaker:  Christine Manges

Screen Shot 2021-01-06 at 9.48.08 PM.png

Presentation of the Rugs = Food = Love Project Rugs
Nov 21, 2020
Speakers:  Kris McDermet, Christine Manges, &
Dianne Tobias

web-7849.png
IMG_2728.png

Artist Retrospective

& Studio Space

Dec 5, 2020

Speaker:  Kris McDermet

IMG_5898.png

Tool Time:  A Panel Review of the Tools for Rug Braiders

Jan 23, 2021

IMG_6340.png

A Review of Books and Booklets on Rug Braiding

Feb 27, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-03-28 at 12.22.08 PM.pn

Sarah Jurta of

Country Braid House

Mar 27, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-05-05 at 9.33.11 AM.png

Donna McKeever

"Braiding, Selling, & all things related"

April 24, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-06-01 at 2.33.20 PM (1)

Helen Condon of
www.AdirondackRug
Braiding.com

May 29, 2021
 

Screen Shot 2021-06-28 at 8.55.06 AM.png
Screen Shot 2021-06-28 at 8.59.20 AM.png

Braided Rug Repair with Pam Rowan
June 26, 2021

Nancy Young has been braiding for over sixty years..png

Nancy Young
"My Life in Braiding"
Sept 18, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-11-13 at 11_edited.jpg

Peggyann Watts
& the Belfast Braids studio
Nov 20, 2021

Leanne Sitler pic.png

Leanne Sitler
of LC's Wool 'n Silk
Jan 22, 2022

IMG_0594.png

Pear, Egg, & Corn
February 26, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-05-07 at 12.30.03 PM.png

Terry Dorr of Dorr Mill Store
April 23, 2022

Screenshot (128) Kopie_edited.jpg

Kelly Wright
Up Close with
Rug Punching

May 14, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-10-31 at 8.32.39 AM.png

Braid with Roving 
June 25, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-09-27 at 11.10.09 AM.png

Plan A Braided Rug 
September 24, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-10-29 at 8.46.20 AM.png

Beautiful Thing --
The Rugs of Jean Will 

Oct 29, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-10-29 at 8.49.28 AM (1).png

1999 Vermont Life:  Delsie Hoyt
Oct 29, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-10-29 at 8.55.26 AM (1).png

Nancy Young's 1993 Exhibit of Students' Rugs
Oct 29, 2022

DSC_2611.png

2014 Braided Fashion Show  
Oct 29, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-07-31 at 6.23.51 PM.png

Life on the Road
with
Marjorie Corrow

Nov 19, 2022

IMG_0965 (1)_edited.jpg

Snowflake Trivet Braid-Along
Dec 17, 2022

Screen Shot 2022-07-31 at 4.44.54 PM (1).png

Who's Eating My Wool? with Judy Fahnestock
Jan 21, 2023

Screen Shot 2023-02-27 at 8.08.56 PM.png

Lisanne Miller
of W. Cushing Dyes & P is for Primitive

Feb 18, 2023

Screen Shot 2023-03-29 at 9.02.01 AM.png

Kathy Wright:  Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village
Mar 18, 2023

Screenshot 2023-06-19 at 1.02.39 PM.png

Maine Fiberarts with Executive Director Christine Macchi
Jun 17, 2023

IMG_2724 (1).png

Braids with Benefits, Part 1
Kris McDermet & Christine Manges

Oct 28, 2023

IMG_2724 (1).png

Braids with Benefits, Part 2
Kris McDermet & Christine Manges

Oct 28, 2023

IMG_2079.png

Braided Wreath with Flowers
Peggyann Watts & Christine Manges

Nov 18, 2023

Screenshot 2024-04-06 at 9.35_edited.jpg

Mrs. Nutting's Rugs, with Mary Ragno, Ed.D.
Feb 17, 2024

Screenshot 2024-05-31 at 8.52.27 AM.png

World of Miniatures with SherreDawn Miller
Apr 20, 2024

Screenshot 2024-05-31 at 8.46.52 AM.png

Making Miniature Braided Rugs 
 Christine Manges

Apr 20, 2024

Screenshot 2024-05-03 at 7.53.45 AM.png

Betsy Sturges:  My Mother's Rugs

May 18, 2024

Demos
Marble Surface

Braiding Technique Demonstration Videos

Screen Shot 2021-01-07 at 7.35.31 AM.png

2-Needle Shoe-Lacing Demo

Oct  10, 2020

Screen Shot 2020-12-01 at 8.54.32 AM.png

Interwoven Stars

Dec 12, 2020

Screen Shot 2021-01-10 at 8.44.29 AM.png

Round Taper Demo by Pam Rowan
Jan 9, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-02-02 at 9.25.35 AM.png

9-Loop Center

Feb 13, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-03-28 at 12.47.19 PM.pn

8-Loop Center

Mar 13, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-04-03 at 12.12.28 PM.pn

Braided Key Fob

(& Reverse-T-Ending)

Apr 10, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-05-11 at 7.33.39 PM (1)

Splicing Lacing Cord and Knotting Lacing Cord

Screen Shot 2021-09-05 at 5.54.22 PM.png

Types of
Braid-Aids:
Braid-Master, Vari-Folder,
Le-Sure

Screen Shot 2021-09-15 at 12.32.23 PM.png

Row 1 of a Chair Pad or Round Rug

Screen Shot 2022-01-04 at 1.59.18 PM (1).png

Changing Colors

Screen Shot 2022-01-08 at 9.58.08 AM.png

Braiding with Leather with Pam Rowan

Screen Shot 2022-01-27 at 10.12.58 AM.png

Lacing Curves on
an Oval Rug
to Keep It Flat!

Screen Shot 2022-04-04 at 9.43.51 AM.png

How to Hang Braided Rugs

Screen Shot 2022-06-30 at 12.59.03 PM.png

Oval Taper (LO)

Screen Shot 2022-07-31 at 5.15.45 PM (1).png

Diamond Pattern in Rug Center

Screen Shot 2022-10-28 at 7.45.09 PM.png

Different Braid Starts

IMG-8271.png

Lipped Bowl Demo with Cathy Winship

Screen Shot 2023-02-14 at 11.27.30 AM (1).png

Braid with Wire

Screen Shot 2023-02-14 at 1.35.02 PM.png

e-Lacing
(Left Opening)

Tweak flyer.png

Managing
Tweaks

pastedGraphic.png

Dot Pattern across Center Line of an Oval 

Screenshot 2023-10-10 at 10.20.05 AM.png

Work with Different Weights of Wool

Screenshot 2024-01-03 at 12.15.03 PM.png

Braid with Ties, with Lucinda Harrison-Cox

Screenshot 2024-01-20 at 10.40.29 AM.png

Plaiting a Rug, with Pamela Jones

Screen Shot 2022-05-05 at 9.07.36 AM.png

Overview of Braided Baskets
May 11, 2024

Butts

Butting Technique Videos

Screen Shot 2022-01-03 at 11.50.33 AM.png

Annie's Fanny Butt w/ Ruler, LO

Annie's Fanny Butt (Quickie)
no Ruler, LO

Screen Shot 2022-01-03 at 11.50.33 AM.png

Annie's Fanny Butt w/ Ruler, RO

Annie's Fanny Butt (Quickie)
no Ruler, RO

Screen Shot 2022-01-03 at 12.24.11 PM.png

3-Loop Triangle Butt, LO

Screen Shot 2022-01-03 at 12.24.11 PM.png

3-Loop Triangle Butt, RO

Screenshot 2024-02-14 at 11.36.05 AM.png

Sturges Butt Method #1 
(for all rows except outside row)

Screenshot 2024-02-14 at 11.36.05 AM.png

Sturges Butt Method #2 
(for outside row)

Dyeing
Marble Surface

Wool Dyeing Demonstration Videos
with Kris McDermet

Screen Shot 2022-06-08 at 8.08_edited.jpg

Dyeing Supplies & Books

Screen Shot 2022-06-08 at 8.24_edited.png

Basic Dyeing Demonstration

Kris shows us how to follow a dye recipe and dye wool 

Screen Shot 2022-06-08 at 8.32_edited.jpg

Overdyeing Wool

A great way to make  scraps work together in a rug!  Or... transform an ugly wool.

Screen Shot 2022-06-08 at 8.49.43 AM (1).png

Dye Pretty Mottled Wool with 3 Similar Dye Colors
 

bottom of page