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Intro to tapestry
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, this class is for you:
1. Did you take the Weaving Basics class and fall in love?
2. Did you take the Weaving Beyond the Basics and still crave more?
3. Have you ever fallen into the #Tapestry tag on Pinterest or Instagram for hours?
4. Do you like to get funky with your fiber arts?
In this class we will explore using an entirely different kind of loom, a tapestry loom, also referred to as a weaving frame. Rather than using a heddle, we will be hand weaving our patterns using tapestry needles, tapestry bobbins, and hand picking our patterns. You will learn to follow a basic colorwork design as well as play with some funky new stitches and techniques not covered in our Beyond the Basics class.
Dates & Price
December 10th & 17th Sarah Lukes
Tapestry Loom Rental
For duration of class. Can be applied towards the purchase of a loom.
75 yards warp, at least a two ply. No singles or novelty, solid color is recommended.
200 yards of weft:
20-50 yards of novelty yarn
2-3 colors contrasting yarn (50-75 yards each)
Rowan Handknit Cotton, Erika Knight Gossypium Cotton
Elemental Affects Shetland 2-3 colors, Prism Wild Stuff (Novelty)
Tapestry Loom/Weaving Frame or Rental
2-3 Tapestry bobbins (Included with Rental)
1 Tapestry or Weaving Needle (Included with Rental)
1 Tapestry Beater (Included with Rental)
Select and purchase your yarn so that you have it available at the start of class. For questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In between classes you will need to finish weaving your piece.
And now for the boring, yet important, stuff:
We ask that class fees be paid in advance (thank you!). A full refund will be granted with a 72-hour cancellation notice. Refunds or store credit will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment (which we hope never happens!).
Materials are not included in classes, but we do offer 10% off.