Frame Weaving - Mondays AM

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Frame Weaving - Mondays AM

199.00

Taught by Erin Eckenrode

This class meets for 8 consecutive weeks. Class size: 4 min, 15 max. Ages 18 and up

24 hours of instruction, $8.29/hr

Mondays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, First class is 3/18/19

Join Erin Eckenrode for  8 weeks of frame weaving instruction. In this class Erin will lead you through the basic steps of weaving on a frame loom to advanced techniques, creating beautiful one-of-a-kind weavings that you will be proud of.

You will create weavings in this class using both beautiful simple techniques and more advanced techniques that explore texture, pattern, shapes and color and provide you with endless options to continue creating and exploring this ancient art of weaving well beyond this class.

This course has a $72 supply fee paid directly to the instructor on the first day of class. The supply fee will include: Ashford Handcrafted Frame Loom, roving, warp string, and needle.

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Students will be required to bring fiber from home to weave with. Weaving can be done with literally anything that will bend such as rope, ripped clothing/fabric, ribbons, leather, yarn, roving, etc.

Week 1

Warping and setting up loom

Double D knot for security at bottom of weave

Terminology

How to find inspiration

Discuss sketching design or not

Week 2

Tabby (basic weaving)

Adding geometric & organic shapes

Adding rya

Finishing technique

How to attach stick or dowel

Week 3

How to use different types of fibers (thick, thin, rope & roving)

Thick tabby

Multi strand tabby

Organic loops

Uniform loops

Week 4

Tabby gradient

Lattice fringe

Draping

Week 5

Adding embellishments

Twining

Knotting

Week 6

Diamond twill

Chevron pattern

Weeks 7 & 8

Students will use the skills they learned the previous 6 weeks to begin creating their own final woven project

Refund / Class credit policy: You may request a refund up to the second scheduled class and before the third class meets. Notify the instructor or send an email. You may choose a refund or a credit toward another class. There is a $20 fee for refunds.