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Weekend Weaving

$250.00 Each

This lively and intensive course is designed as an introduction to the basic techniques of weaving: winding a warp, dressing the loom and weaving a finished piece. Also included will be an exploration of the basic woven structures—plain weave and twills in their many variations, designing and drafting a project and calculating yarn requirements. You will also learn about looms and equipment, yarns, and finishing techniques. Looms are provided. This is a great experience for beginners as well as weavers who would like a refresher.

Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Carol Birtwistle
Date: Saturdays and Sundays, 10/29, 10/30, 11/5, 11/6; 2016
Time: 9:00am–5:00pm
Materials Required:

  • Two 2-inch diameter notebook rings (available at stationary stores)
  • Five grocery bags… the brown paper kind, with the bottoms cut out, or a roll of brown Kraft wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Paper or cloth measuring tape
  • Ruler
  • 3 ring binder (for 8½ x 11 paper)
  • Graph paper (6 or 8 squares to the inch, downloadable from the internet)
  • Pencils with erasers
  • A pair of long heavy duty shoelaces (used are fine)
  • 6 rubber bands
  • Long straight pins with a large round head
  • Large tapestry needle
  • A chair cushion is optional 

When possible, please buy your materials from WEBS.

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Note: If you are purchasing more than one unit of the same class, please put the name of the other person in the Special Instruction box that’s located on the shipping page.

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