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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.

 
 

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $210
Begins Wednesday, January 17, 6-8:30pm, 1st class will be 6-10pm (No class March 7)
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.

RIGID HEDDLE I
3 Sessions $90
Begins Monday, January 22, 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.

DOUBLEWEAVE
1 Day $55
Sunday, February 4, 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 $60
Sunday, February 18 & 25, 1-3:30pm
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.

RIGID HEDDLE II
4 Sessions $100
Begins Friday, February 23, 10am-2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Continue your mastery of the rigid heddle loom with more in depth pick up patterns, finger control techniques, supplemental wefts, hem stitching and designing projects. BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

TASTE OF 4 SHAFT WEAVING
2 Days $145
Saturday, March 3 & Sunday, March 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 AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

TAPESTRY WEAVINGTapestry Weaving
3 Sessions $145 (includes loom)
Saturday, March 10, 24 & April 7, 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.

WEAVE A CROSSOVER SCARF
2 Sessions $100
Saturday, April 14, 10am-4pm & Sunday, April 15, 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.

 

 
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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

Special Holiday Shopping Hours
Sunday, December 24, from 1 - 3pm

Holiday Closures:
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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ROCK DAY EVENING
SPIN IN, KNIT IN AND POTLUCK

Rock Day, Thursday, January 4, 6:30-9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck knit and spin in. All spinners and knitters are welcome. Just bring a dish to share and your own table service. Coffee, tea, and sweets will be provided by Shuttles. Come one, come all! Rock Day or St. Distaff ’s Day traditionally comes the day after Twelfth Night. This is the day spinners go back to work after Christmas.

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
ClothRoads Trunk Show
January 26 & 27. Find out more...
Freedom of Expression: Painting Warps on Loom
February 17-19. Find out more...
Booties, Bonnets, Bibs & Toys Contest
March 3 entries due. Find out more...
A Night Out at Shuttles for Weavers
April 4. Find out more...
Elizabeth Johnston & Martha Owen
May 16 - 20. Find out more...

SHUTTLES SPIN IN & KNIT IN
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters & spinners in an evening of good company. Held the first Monday of the month starting February 5. Find out more...

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3rd Tuesday of the month starting January 16
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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 |