Beginning Weaving

Overview

This workshop is for those who have never woven before or those who want to refresh their technique. Students will weave a small project of their own choosing. For those who have never woven plain weave and 4 shaft twills will be explored. Those who are refreshing their skills may wish to explore various 8 shaft twills.

Students will go home with both a completed project and the basics to continue weaving simple projects on their own.

 

Topics covered

  • weaving terminology
  • how to make calculations for a project,
  • how to wind a warp and set up a loom,
  • basic weaving techniques
  • how to weave a variety of twills: either 4 shaft or 8 shaft according to level of experience.
  • different finishing techniques.
  • basic drafting theory will be covered.

Cost

$300 and materials used at cost. Students may wish to use their own materials for a specific project. This will need to be discussed prior to class.

Level of Experience

Beginner.

Teaching Hours

9.00 am – 12.00 and 1.00 – 4.00 pm each day

Studio Access

8.00 am – 8.00 pm

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