Introduction to Weaving!

Winter 2017
Instructor:  Ian Oldaker           


Introduction to Weaving                 Beginner  - Family                    

This basic course will be very hands on - with participants weaving from day one. All will have the use of an individual table loom that you can take home to do homework! (Thought that had ended, eh!)
Start date is Feb 22 and ending early April but this is flexible.

Subjects to be covered include:

  • Design and operation of looms,

  • preparing yarns and warps for weaving

  • setting up and preparing the loom.

All participants will start with plain weave, and go on to twills and other structures, hem stitching, etc. Also we will discuss designing cloth for different uses, and finishing with designing and weaving a piece of your choice.

Dates/Times:     6 Wednesday evenings: Starting February 22 - 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Cost:     Members:  $  100              Non-Members:  $  110

The course fee includes all materials and use of the looms.