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CLASS LISTINGS

OPEN KNITTING & SPINNING CIRCLE

Instructor: Sue Kawamoto

Date: Wednesdays beginning September 12th, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: Free 

This is a free knitting circle. Limited instruction and a fee for materials that the instructor will have available for students - yarn, needles, patterns.  Some needles are available in the guild studio for member use.  We also welcome spinners - all skill levels of knitters and spinners welcome!

HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS BELL

Instructor: Gary Terlisner

Date: Saturday, November 9   9:00 am- 1:00 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $25 for Guild members - $30 for non-Guild 

Students will weave a cane project in the shape of a bell. No prior basket weaving experience will be necessary.

Bring to class: Sharp scissors

Maximum students: 10   

INTRODUCTION TO DOUBLE WEAVE - FLOOR LOOM

Instructor: Sue Kawamoto

Date: Friday, November 15 and Friday, November 22, 2019   5:00 - 8:00 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $50 and a $15 Material Fee

Experience Level: Intermediate

Students will learn to weave fabric with a fold in the middle that can be double the normal weaving width of the loom, or a fabric with 3 thicknesses.  If someone wants to use an 8-shaft loom, let instructor know in advance.

We will be weaving with 5/2 cotton and use  an 8 dpi reed.  Class includes printed handouts.

Maximum students: 6       Minimum students: 2

LEARN TO WEAVE ON A FLOOR LOOM

Instructor: Sue Kawamoto

Date: Thursdays, December 5, 12, 19, 2019 & January 2, 9, & 16, 2020   5:00 - 8:00 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $125 & $20 Material Fee (includes all threads needed in 3/2 cotton)

Experience Level: Beginner

This class introduces students to weaving on a 4-shaft floor loom.  Students will wind a 2 color warp, dress the loom, thread the heddles, tie-up the treadles, tie the warp on, work hemstitching and weave a header.  Plain weave and twill patterns will be explored. 

The class includes printed handouts.  

Bring to Class: 4 colors of worsted weight yarn

Maximum students: 5       Minimum students: 2

TIE ONE ON - HOW TO ADD A NEW WARP TO AN EXISTING ONE

Instructor: Sue Kawamoto

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2019   9:00 am - Noon

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $25

Experience Level: Intermediate

Students will learn to tie a new warp onto an existing warp using a pre-wound warp.  This is an excellent progression class for new weavers and a great time-saver for all weavers.

Bring to Class: 2 yard 144-end 3/2 cotton pre-wound warp 

Maximum students: 5       Minimum students: 2

SMALL WOVEN CANE BASKET

Instructor: Gary Terlisner

Date: Sunday, January 19   9:00 am- 1:00 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $35 for Guild members - $40 for non-Guild 

Students will weave a small, 4" x 4" basket using cane. No prior basket weaving experience will be necessary.

Maximum students: 10   

 

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