Beginning Weaving

Beginning Weaving



02 Nov 09:00 - 03 Nov 16:00 - Mountain City
The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

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This two-day introduction to weaving is taught by resident weaver Sharon Grist and covers:

- the mechanics of three kinds of floor looms
- how to do graph paper draw-downs of weave structures
- the process of making a warp
- how to properly thread heddles and reeds
- dressing the loom
- winding a proper bobbin
- hem-stitching the fabric

Students will weave a twill sampler runner on whch they will explore numerous treadling variations on one basic threading sequence.



No experience is necessary.

Class fee of $200 includes two days of instruction (9:00 am - 3 pm each day), use of studio equipment, all weaving materials, and instructional hand-outs. Be sure to bring your lunch each day!


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