Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center Beginning Weaving Class

When:
May 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center
98 Foxfire Lane Mountain City
30525 United States
Cost:
$200.00
Contact:
Teka Earnhardt
706-212-0241

Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center Beginning Weaving Class

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.

Class fee of $200 includes two days of instruction (9:30 am – 4:00 pm each day), use of studio equipment, all weaving materials, and instructional hand-outs. Be sure to bring your lunch each day!

Tickets · $200

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.

Class fee of $200 includes two days of instruction (9:30 am – 4:00 pm each day), use of studio equipment, all weaving materials, and instructional hand-outs. Be sure to bring your lunch each day!

Beginning Weaving