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Introduction to Weaving on a Floor Loom

  • Arbutus Folk School 610 4th Avenue East Olympia, WA, 98501 United States (map)

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Instructor:  Marjorie Erickson
Date:  2-day weekend workshops: July 15/16, Sept 23/24 or Jan 20/21 (2018)
Time:  9 am – 4 pm with 1/2 hour lunch
Cost: $198
Registration closes: June 11
No. of Students: 
min. 3 max 5
Skill level:  Beginner
Materials provided by student: Consider bringing lunch, empty 3-ring binder with clear sheet protectors, and note-taking supplies, cushion to sit on benches                                
Class Description: In this class, students will learn basic weaving techniques using both stick and boat shuttles on pre-warped looms. They will also learn the parts of a loom and how they work, weaving language, how to read weaving drafts, wind a bobbin and stick shuttle, throw a shuttle, maintain an even weaving beat, keep neat selvedges and finish their completed projects. Students will take home a minimum of 4 completed handwoven pieces.  Experienced students are welcome too!

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