Learn several aspects of weaving and setting up a multiple harness loom from warp calculations to fully dressing it. Each student will have a loom to set up and work on. Classes range from Beginning Weaving; Advanced Beginning Weaving; to Individual Study; Beginning students will weave a small hand towel. Advanced Beginning Students will weave a small table runner. Individual Study projects depend on what the student wishes to learn and weave. There is a material fee of $20.00 or more depending on project chosen payable to the instructor. The ARCC has 15 looms available for students but each session is limited to 4 students. Ages 18 and up.
This class will cover several aspects of weaving and setting up a loom, from warp calculations to fully dressing it for weaving. Each student will have a loom to set up and work on. Students will make a small hand towel in plain weave. This can also be used as a small table runner or placemat as well. A supply fee of $20.00 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of yarns and miscellaneous materials. Students should bring a notebook, pen or pencil and scissors to class. Ages 18 and up.
ADVANCED BEGINNING WEAVING
This class is a continuation of Beginning Weaving. Students will dress their loom as in beginning weaving and weave a sampler of basic twill weave structures and a small hand towel or table runner of their choice. A supply fee of $20.00 - $25.00, pending projects selected, will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of yarns and miscellaneous materials. Students should bring a notebook, pen or pencil and scissors to class. Ages 18 and up.
WEAVING - INDIVIDUAL STUDY
This class will use Pattie Graver’s book, “Next Steps in Weaving” to study one of the following weave structures - Over Shot, Summer Winter, Shadow Weave or Lace. Students will weave samples that can be made into mug rugs or coasters, then can continue on to a bigger project in future classes of “Individual Study”. A supply fee of $20.00 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of yarns and miscellaneous materials. The book may also be purchased from the instructor. Pre requisite: Beginning Weaving or can fully dress a loom. Ages 18 and up.
Supply List: pen or pencil, scissors, tape measure, notebook, and post-it-notes. Or students may rent a supply kit for $3.00 payable to Instructor
Dates: Tuesdays, September 29 – November 17
Thursdays, October 1 – November 19
Time: Session A: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session B: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Session C: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session D: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Agius
Fee: $130.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: September 26
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/15 (4 students per session)
OPEN WEAVING STUDIO
The weaving studio will be open during off class times for your own personal project on one of the ARCC’s looms. Fees include use of a loom not being used for classes and any of the ARCC’s weaving equipment in the studio. The weaving studio will be closed to open studio participants when ARCC classes are scheduled and on the following dates: October 12, November 11, November 26, November 27, and November 28. Open weaving studio participants MUST schedule an appointment for an initial orientation prior to working in the studio. Participants will also have to provide their own supplies which may include yarn, scissors, and any other supplies necessary to complete their project. No instruction will be available during open studio time.
Dates: October 7 – December 18