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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.

 
 

WEAVING II
4 Sessions $90
Begins Wednesday, May 2, 6–8:30pm
(No class May 16)
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
After learning the basics of 4 Shaft weaving, what next? In this class we’ll explore more weave structures as well as the delights of color and weave patterns. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A FOUR SHAFT LOOM REQUIRED.

RIGID HEDDLE I
3 Sessions $95
Begins Monday, May 7, 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 AND SOME YARNS PROVIDED.

DESIGN ON THE FLY—TAPESTRY WEAVING
1 Day $70
Saturday, June 2, 10am–4:30pm
Benjamin Krudwig, instructor
A beginning class to learn some of the basics of tapestry weaving with the end product being a fun, fresh, and funky wall hanging. Great for learning color theory and some basic design skills. Also a great stash busting class. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.
ALL LEVELS WELCOME.

WEFT-FACED WOOL RUG WEAVING: TWILL
2 Days $175
Thursday, June 14 & Friday June 15, 10am–4pm
Sally Kuhn, instructor
Weft-faced, twill weave rugs. In this two day class you will learn the basics: warp and weft yarn choices, sett, a unique tie-on, beat and finishing. BEGINNING WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF OUR 4 SHAFT WOLF PUP LOOM AND MATERIALS
PROVIDED.

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $210
Begins Wednesday, June 13, 6–8:30pm
1st class will be from 6–10pm
(No class July 4 & August 8)
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 WEAVINGTapestry Weaving
3 Sessions $145
Saturday, June 30, July 14 & 28, 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.

DOUBLE WEAVE AND MORE ON THE RIGID HEDDLE LOOM
4 Sessions $100
Begins Friday, July 6, 10am–2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Continue your mastery of the rigid heddle loom with double weave and more ways to use this versatile loom. INTERMEDIATE RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

INKLE WEAVING
1 Day $55
Saturday, July 7, 10am–4:30pm
Robin Wilton, instructor
Inkle weaving is a fun way to learn about weaving without the investment of expensive equipment to start out. An inkle loom is a portable belt loom that can be warped up in an afternoon and woven in 3-4 hours. Inkle bands can be used to make belts, straps, bookmarks ornaments and more. In this 6 hour workshop, you will be weaving by
the end of the day. You will learn to warp your loom and read patterns so you can re-warp on your own. Finishing techniques will also be covered. ALL LEVELS WELCOME.
USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

DOUBLEWEAVE
1 Day $55
Sunday, July 8, 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.

TASTE OF 4 SHAFT WEAVING
2 Days $155
Saturday, August 11 & Sunday, August 12, 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 AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

 

 
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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 28, Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4, Independence Day
Monday, September 3, Labor Day

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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COLORADO WEAVERS DAY 2018
Saturday, May 12, 8am–5pm
Larimer County Fairgrounds and Event Center, Loveland
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YARN ALONG THE ROCKIES
August 18-26
Special hours during Yarn Crawl:
Monday-Saturday, 10am–6pm; Sunday, 10am–5pm
Gas up the car, pack up your yarn projects, pick up your friends and visit Shuttles to get a passport to the Yarn Along the Rockies yarn crawl. Find out more...

NEW CONTEST: HANDSPUN!
Use your favorite technique to create a small object with your amazing handspun yarn. Vote for your favorites – prizes awarded!
Entries due: Saturday, July 7
Show: Tuesday, July 10 – Saturday, July 28
Entry pickup: Tuesday, July 31

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
Fair Isle Week with Elizabeth Johnston & Martha Owen
May 16 - 20. Find out more...
Kate Larson Classes
June 20 - 24. Find out more...
Jillian Moreno Weekend
August 17 - 19. Find out more...
Ann Budd Classes
Juy & August. Find out more...
Self Care for Fiber Folk
May 12. Find out more...

KIDS CLASSES - Ages 8 and up
Kumihimo, Spinning & Weaving. Find out more...

SHUTTLES SPIN IN & KNIT IN
First Monday of the month, 7-9:30pm,
May 7, June 4, July 2 & August 6.
Day Change: Tuesday, September 4, 7-9:30pm.
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company.

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3rd Tuesday of the month. $5 donation.
Last meeting before Summer break: May 15, 7-8:30pm

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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 |