Rigid heddle weaving is a simple, inexpensive way to create exquisitely textured and colorful garments and textiles. Over this two day class you'll learn how to weave a scarf using a rigid heddle loom. $120 tuition includes the price of a rigid heddle loom for you to take home after the class. Tuition is $70 if you bring your own rigid heddle loom (in good working order). You'll also need two 3.5 oz./100 g skeins of fingering weight yarn (to be purchased from Dirt Woman Fiber Arts). Preregistration required.
In this prequel to the Beginning Weaving class (or refresher) we'll demonstrate how to wind a warp using a warp board, wrap the warp onto a four shaft floor loom, thread a basic 2/2 twill pattern, and tie up and tension the loom. You'll get hands on experience warping one of the floor looms in our weaving school (or bring your own). $85 tuition includes all required materials and equipment. Preregistration required.
Over this two day class you'll learn how to weave using a four shaft floor loom. We'll show you how to read patterns, properly tension the loom, and use color and treadling patterns to create test swatches. Then you'll practice hands-on weaving to develop technique. The final project will be for you to weave a dish towel in your preferred patterns and colors to take home. $250 tuition includes floor loom usage, book, and all required materials. Preregistration required.