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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.

 
 

DESIGN ON THE FLY–RIGID HEDDLE
1 Day $65
Saturday, September 9, 10am–4:30pm
Benjamin Krudwig, instructor
An intermediate/beginner class for rigid heddle weaving with any yarn that you may have. This class is great for stash-busting and learning how to release your inner designer.
BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $210
Begins Wednesday, September 13, 6–8:30pm.
1st class will be from 6–10pm (no class November 1)
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 (includes loom)
Saturday, September 30, October 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. SOME MATERIALS PROVIDED.

WARP A LOOM, WEAVE A DISHTOWEL
2 Sessions $60
Sunday, October 1 & 15, 9am–11:30am
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.

RIGID HEDDLE I
4 Sessions $110
Begins Thursday October 12, 10am–1pm
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.

8 SHAFT WEAVING
4 Sessions $90
Begins Sunday, October 22, 1–3:30pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
By studying a variety of weave structures, you will learn how to make good use of those other four shafts. USE OF AN 8 SHAFT LOOM REQUIRED. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

WEAVE A CROSSOVER SCARF
2 Sessions $100
Saturday, November 11, 10am–4pm and
Sunday, November 12, 10am–2pm
Sally Kuhn, instructor
Learn this fascinating technique while weaving a scarf of fabulous Tencel. Students will select, wind, thread and weave the entire scarf in class using our Wolf Pup looms. ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

WEAVING IN A WEEKEND
2 Days $130
Saturday, November 18 & Sunday, November 19, 9am–5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Learn the basics of four shaft weaving in a weekend. We’ll warp the loom twice and figure yarn requirements. You’ll go home with a finished weaving. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

DESIGN ON THE FLY–TAPESTRY WEAVING
1 Day $70
Saturday, December 9, 10am–4:30pm
Benjamin Krudwig, instructor
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. ALL LEVELS WELCOME. USE OF OUR LOOM 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

Special Holiday Shopping Hours
Sundays December 3, 10, and 17 from 1 - 5pm
Sunday, December 24, from 1 - 3pm

Holiday Closures:
Monday, September 4, Labor Day
Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day
Monday, January 1, New Year’s Day
Tuesday, January 2, Closed for Inventory

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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25th Birthday Sale

Saturday, September 23, 10am—6pm One Day Only

Enter to Win One of Ten $50 Gift Certificates
15% Off All Schacht Equipment (Except Cranbrook Looms)
15% Off All In-Stock Merchandise (Includes Books, Magazines, Patterns, Buttons, Fiber, etc.)
All Sales Are Final! Payment must be made in full at time of purchase. Checks and Cash are preferred, but Mastercard, Visa, and Discover are cheerfully accepted. Sorry, We Can’t Wind Yarn on Sale Day

SHUTTLES SPIN IN & KNIT IN
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company. Click for info

COMMUNITY KNITTING
We are happy knitters dedicated to helping children in need in our area. Come join the fun! Click for info

ESTHER RODGERS WEEKEND September 15-17. Click for info

CLEMES & CLEMES WEEKEND November 4-5. Click for info

SPECIAL CLASSES with Ann Budd & Adele Beerman

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 |