3 Sessions $105
Begins Wednesday, May 1, 10am-2pm
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
1 Day $75
Sunday, June 23, 9am-4pm
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
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
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.
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