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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 $195
Begins Wednesday, May 17, 6–8:30pm, 1st class will be from 6–10pm (no class July 5)
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 $135 (includes loom)
Saturday, June 3, 17 & July 2, 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.
ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

WEAVE A SCARF
1 Session $90
Sunday, June 25, 10am–5pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
If you’ve wanted to try weaving, but haven’t had the time, this all-day class is for you. Using a rigid heddle loom, students will experience all the steps of weaving a scarf from start to finish. By the end of the class, students should have a good idea about what weaving is all about—and go home with a finished project! USE OF OUR RIGID HEDDLE LOOM AND SUPPLIES ARE INCLUDED.

DOUBLEWEAVE
1 Session $55
Sunday, July 9, 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.

4 SHAFT BEGINNING BASICS
4 Sessions $135
Begins Sunday, July 16, 1–3:30pm, 1st class will be from 1–5pm (no class August 6)
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Learn the basics of four shaft weaving in four short weeks. You’ll warp the loom, figure yarn requirements and read drafts. This class will give you a solid foundation in four shaft weaving while showing you the fun of weaving. Expect four or five hours of homework each week. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

FUN ON FOUR
2 Sessions $110
Saturday, August 19 & Sunday, August 20, 9am–5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Enjoy two days of weaving while learning new weave structures. Students will receive warping instructions for their loom when they sign up. You’ll go home with at least 5 samples. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A PORTABLE 4 SHAFT LOOM REQUIRED. IF YOU ARE TAKING A WEAVING CLASS FROM SHUTTLES AND NEED THE USE OF A PORTABLE LOOM, TABLE LOOMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR USE ONE WEEK PRIOR TO CLASS. CALL THE SHOP TO RESERVE A LOOM.

 

 

 

 
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 29 - Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day
Monday, September 4 - Labor Day

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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TWO TRUNK SHOWS IN ONE!
Greenwood Fiberworks & Greensleeves Spindles
Friday & Saturday, August 18–19 Click for info

KITCHEN TOWEL CONTEST
July 18 – 29 Click for info

ESTES PARK WOOL MARKET
June 10 & 11
Come see the animals and visit the Shuttles Booth!
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YARN ALONG THE ROCKIES
August 19 – 27
Special hours during Yarn Crawl: Monday–Saturday,
10am–6pm; Sunday 10am–5pm Click for info

SPIN IN CHALLENGE DISPLAY
August 17–September 2 Click for info

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
Last meeting before the Summer break!
Tuesday, May 16, 7–8:30pm Click for info

SPECIAL CLASSES with...
Pam DeGroot, 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 |