Program and Events - Deborah Silver-Split Shed Weaving

Deborah Silver is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. She discovered her love of weaving while attending the Cleveland Institute of Art, majoring in Fiber and minoring in Drawing.

Deborah designs and explores her art using the split-shed weaving technique. With this method, Deborah has transformed traditional patterns into a signature a method of hand-weaving. All horizontal yarns travel from selvedge to selvedge, differentiating this fabric from tapestry.

Deborah is the author of The Technique of Split-shed Weaving, a book that illustrates pictorial weaving using a split shed on four shaft looms. She also lectures and teaches workshops on split-shed weaving. She is married to the painter, Patrick Haggerty. They live happily in a home with too little wall space and too many cats in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

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