July 2018 Workshops
RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING: BEGINNING TO WEAVE SCARF
Friday afternoons, July 20, 27, and Aug 3, 2018: 2 pm – 4 pm @ Transcend Fiber Studio
Learn to weave by creating a lovely scarf using a rigid heddle loom. Class size is limited to three students without their own personal rigid heddle. Have your own? Bring it to increase our class size! The more, the merrier! Day one will focus on project design and warping the rigid heddle loom. Day two will focus on weaving techniques. And day three will focus on finishing elements. Cost of class is $60 per student.
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August 2018 Workshops
NATURAL DYES WORKSHOP: A PRIMER
August 3-5, 2018: 9 am – 12 noon @ Transcend Fiber Studio
Learn about dyeing using natural dyestuffs. This three day workshop will walk students through the process, from mordanting, harvesting dyestuffs (field trip!!), and modifying for the perfect colors. Workshop is limited to five students. Cost of workshop is $85 per student.
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WEAVING ON A TABLETOP LOOM: BEGINNING WEAVING
Thursday evenings, August 9, 16, & 23: 5:30 pm – 7 pm @ Gate City Yarns
Learn to weave on a table top loom. Day one is focused on learning to design and plan a project, warping, and parts and pieces of looms. Day two focuses on finishing up the warping process, or “dressing the loom,” and weaving techniques. Day three focuses on finishing techniques for a stupendous project. Class size is limited to two students. Sign up through Gate City Yarns: 336-370-1233.
Fall 2018 Workshops
LEARN TO WEAVE ON A FLOOR LOOM / INTERMEDIATE: LEARN TO WEAVE OVERSHOT
Wednesday evenings, October 17 – December 12, 2018: 4 – 6 pm @ Transcend Fiber Studio
This class, taught by Master Weaver, Jean Vollrath, will introduce new weavers to the joy of weaving by focusing on dressing a floor loom for weaving a silk and cotton scarf. The beginning weavers will also experience a mini-dye tutorial using acid and fiber reactive dyes on their scarves after finishing. Consecutively, more advanced weavers will learn how to weave overshot with coasters. This allows students to learn the technique for future use, and results in quickie Christmas gifts for friends and family to enjoy heirloom quality coasters! Class is limited to six students overall. Cost of class is $120.
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