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Whether you are a beginning weaver or an expert, we have a class for you! Get inspired, have fun, and gain the confidence you need to tackle any project.

 
 

RIGID HEDDLE I
3 Sessions $105
Begins Wednesday, May 1, 10am-2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
This introductory class will cover the basics of weaving on this simple, yet versatile loom. By the end of the class you will be able to warp and weave on the rigid heddle loom on your own. We’ll cover weaving terminology, how to set up the loom and weave. In addition, we’ll explore how to create a variety of fabrics and textures using a pick up stick. If you’ve always wanted to learn to weave but were afraid to try, this class is for you.
USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $225
Begins Wednesday, May 29, 6-8:30pm, 1st class will be from 6-10pm
No class on July 17
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Become a weaver! Learn how to use a shaft loom to create fabrics and projects you’ve only dreamed of. In addition to warping, reading drafts and figuring yarn requirements, we’ll explore pattern weaves such as lace, summer and winter and overshot. The emphasis is on fun and the possibilities are endless. This is the beginning. Expect at least four or five hours of homework per week in this class. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

TAPESTRY WEAVING
3 Sessions $150
Saturday, June 15, 29 & July 20, 1-4pm
David Johnson, instructor
In this workshop students will warp and weave tapestries using plain and soumak techniques. Class one will cover warping and learning the soumak knot. In class two we will explore plain weave and talk about designing for tapestry by using a cartoon. The final class will cover design elements and finishing techniques. As part of the fee, students will keep their looms to allow them to work at home. ALL LEVELS WELCOME. MATERIALS PROVIDED.

BEYOND BEGINNING OR
PICK UP TECHNIQUES ON THE INKLE LOOM

1 Day $75
Saturday, June 22, 10am-4:30pm
Robin Wilton, instructor
After you have learned how to set up an inkle loom and read a pattern, what’s the next step? Pickup! In this class we will learn Pick up techniques so you can make wonderful designs on your inkle bands. There are several styles of Pick up. We will learn one in this class with a simple set up. There will be examples of some of the other styles and patterns available in class if you want to try those in class or on your won. If there is time, we will
talk about some other embellishment techniques. BEGINNING INKLE WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

DOUBLEWEAVE
1 Day $75
Sunday, June 23, 9am-4pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Want to weave a blanket 45 inches wide, but your loom is only 25 inches? Would you like to weave a vest and not sew a seam or weave your name or draw a picture on the loom without using tapestry? If “yes” is your answer, then come try doubleweave. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A 4 SHAFT PORTABLE LOOM REQUIRED.

WARP A LOOM, WEAVE A DISHTOWEL
2 Sessions $70
Monday, July 8 & 22, 6-8:30pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Warping a simple pattern for a delightful, absorbent towel is fun and easy. Each step of warping will be demonstrated with helpful hints. Then treadling options and weaving will be covered. Looking to weave a special gift? This could be it. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

TASTE OF 4 SHAFT WEAVING
2 Days $150
Saturday, August 3 & Sunday, August 4, 9am-5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
During this introductory four shaft weaving class, you will warp the loom twice. You’ll weave a sample and design and weave a finished piece to take home. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.


KIDS CLASSES

KID’S WEAVING (ages 8-14)
1 Session $40
Thursday, August 2, 10am-12:30pm
Maggie Casey, instructor
Make a small wall hanging! We will start by warping a frame loom and then create a hanging with lots of different colors and textures. ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

 

 
Learn to Weave

 

We are conveniently located in the
Table Mesa Shopping Center
635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 8030

Tel: (303) 494-1071 Fax: (303) 554-6593
Email: shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Closed Sundays

Holiday Closures:
Monday, May 27, Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4, Independence Day
Monday, September 2, Labor Day


We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
ESTES PARK WOOL MARKET - JUNE 8 & 9
Stop by our booth and say Hi!

KATE LARSON WORKSHOP - JULY 13 & 14
SELF-CARE: ENERGY STYLE! - AUGUST 10
YARN ALONG THE ROCKIES - AUGUST 17-25
KIDS SUMMER CLASSES

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New Contest:Table Toppers!
Show off your best fiber table accessories, runners, napkins, bread baskets, trivets, and more.
Entries due: Saturday, July 20
Show: Tuesday, July 23 through Saturday, August 3
Pickup: Tuesday, August 6

Shuttles Spin-In & Knit-In
1st Monday of the month
May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, 7–9:30pm
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and
spinners in an evening of good company.

Community Knitting
Last meeting before the summer break!
Tuesday, May 21, 7–8:30pm
Roxana Bartlett, instructor
Over the summer we will be knitting a vest and matching hat.
Pattern and yarn will be given out at this meeting, as well as any patterns that you might have missed but would like to make. Please join us and have a great knitting project to keep your fingers busy over the summer! Find out more...

LOOMS FOR LOAN
If you are taking a weaving class from Shuttles and need to use a portable loom, table looms are available for use one week prior to class. Call the shop to reserve one. Purchase a floor loom and receive $100 off your choice of yarns. We also offer free shipping on your floor loom.

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Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins, Inc • Located in the Table Mesa Shopping Center 635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305
TEL (303) 494-1071 FAX (303) 554-6593 Open Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Visa/MasterCard/Discover


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SUPPLIES: YARN | WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | BOOKS | POLICIES & PERKS | MAP TO STORE | SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER | VIEW OUR STORE | HOME |
CLASSES:  WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | CRAFTS | WORKSHOPS & EVENTS | REGISTRATION | INSTRUCTORS
 | PRINT CLASS SCHEDULE | CLASS PHOTOS |