Fiber Arts

Summer 2021 Registration

Registration Begins Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 a.m.

Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available. All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.

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 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.
Activity #212210
Dates: Wednesdays, June 9 - July 28
Time: Session A 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Time: Session B 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $130.00 plus supply fee payable to Instructor
Preregister by: June 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/4

This class is a continuation of last Summer’s Intro to Drafting for Handweavers. Participants will continue to utilize the book titled “The Complete Book of Drafting for Handweavers” by Madelyn van der Hooght, and be covering chapters 5 - 8. Students must have their own book before class starts. This course will include reading as well as writing drafts by following lessons in the book.
Prerequisite: Taken the Intro to Drafting for Handweavers covering chapters 1 - 4.
Activity #212230
Dates: Wednesdays, June 9 - July 28
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $40.00 plus supply fee payable to Instructor
Preregister by: June 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 1/4

The weaving studio will be open, while class is not in session, for personal projects on one of the ARCC’s looms. Participants must provide their own supplies necessary to complete their project. Fee includes use of loom and any of the ARCC’s weaving equipment in the studio not being used for classes. No instruction will be available during open studio time. Open weaving studio participants MUST schedule an appointment for an initial orientation prior to working in the studio, as well as sign in at the front desk, each time prior to utilizing the studio space.
Dates: June 14 - July 30
Fee: $50.00

  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989

How to Register:

  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081