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 which they will explore numerous treadling variations on one basic threading sequence.
No experience is necessary. Be sure to bring your lunch each day!
COST: $200 includes instruction, use of studio equipment, all weaving materials and instructional handouts; 10% discount for Homestead Atlanta members (with Membership Discount Code)
Income-based tuition assistance available through Foxfire - find more information here.
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