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How to Set up a SAORI Ready-Made Warp at the Loom

In this video, we’re going to warp a ready-made warp at our loom. I’ll walk you through all the steps of the process using a standard SAORI black cotton warp that’s 150 threads wide and 30 meters long. I tried to cover all of the little points that Kenzo taught me years ago. The process is not hard. And if you pay attention to detail it is virtually painless!

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During my time in Japan at SAORINOMORI, I’ve had several discussions with Akiko and Kenzo about sharing SAORI techniques over the internet. Their feeling is that the information shared via the internet needs to be done in a way that is respectful to other studios. On the one hand, the internet can be a great platform for sharing information and engaging students. But on the other hand, materials posted by one teacher can keep a student from visiting a studio close to them.

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