DECORATIVE & FIBER ARTS

 ADULT

Loom Weaving (Beg)

You have to be warped to weave, or so they say. Join us in this playful class, focusing on loom warping skills. You will learn how to design with pattern, color and texture, creating a sampler and a project of your choice. Looms and some yarns provided. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Lou Grantham
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$196:  9 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 25057     Tue          1:30pm-4:30pm               4/15-6/10

Class 25058     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               4/15-6/10

 

 ADULT

Loom Weaving (Cont)

Once the weaver is secure in loom warping techniques, the range of weaving projects is limitless. Explore, at your own level, projects such as colonial overshot, rug weaving, lace weaving, wall hangings, double weave, and tapestry. To take this class you must be able to warp the loom on your own or have completed one beginning weaving workshop or course. Prerequisite: Beginning Weaving or instructor’s ok. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Lou Grantham
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$196:  9 classes        $15 supply fee due at first class

Class 25059     Tue          1:30pm-4:30pm               4/15-6/10

Class 25060     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               4/15-6/10

 

 ADULT

Weaving Workshop

Have you always wanted to try your hand at weaving or need a warping refresher? This one-day weaving introductory class is a good start.  Using 4-harness looms, you will learn a speed warping style, weaving techniques, pattern draft reading and finishing. Looms and yarns are provided for beginners. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Lou Grantham
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$79:  1 class                                                    $5 supply fee due at class

Class 25645     Sat          9:00am-4:30pm               4/12

 

 ADULT

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving Workshop-I

The rigid heddle loom is a very portable, inexpensive, and elegantly simple tool for weaving. The Cricket Loom is a small rigid heddle loom that is ideal for knitters who want to use up leftover yarns, for spinners with yarn to spare, and for those just wanting to give weaving a try. Learn how to warp using the direct warping peg method and to weave a scarf using a variety of yarns. Returning students are encouraged. Bring your own yarn or pay a supply fee of $15. Loom may be rented for $5 or bring your own. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Reba Siero
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$65:  1 class

Class 25062     Sun         9:30am-4:30pm               4/13

 

 ADULT

NEW | Pin Loom Felted Bag

Portable, affordable and easy-to-use pin looms, can be used to make a variety of projects, such as garments, felted bags, blankets, tableware or i-Pad covers, one rectangle at a time. Students will learn both plain weave and patterns weaves on a 4x4 inch pin loom to begin making a felted bag. Bag construction, felting and other project ideas will also be covered. Whether you are 10 years old or 100 years old you will enjoy this class. Pin looms provided. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tina Butler
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$44:  1 class

Class 25064     Sun         12:30pm-4:30pm             5/18

 

 ADULT

NEW | Shibori for Wearables

Students will create shibori dyed fabrics for a vest or jacket. We will learn the basics of Arashi shibori, sewing machine resist, and Itajime clamp resist in dyed pieces designed to accommodate pattern pieces. Students will bring or choose a pattern and learn how to plan a project to be sewn at a later date. Instructor will work with each student one to one. Beginners are welcome; more advanced students will be challenged with more advanced techniques. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Ana Lisa Hedstrom
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$86:  1 class                                                    $20 supply fee due at class

Class 25063     Sat          9:30am-4:30pm               6/14