3-4 HOUR SEMINARS

Please note: many of the 2 - 2 1/2 hour lectures can be lengthened to fill this time slot.

 

Inkle Loom WeavingWEAVE YOUR OWN TRIM ON THE INKLE LOOM

No weaving experience necessary!  The inkle loom is portable, easy to warp, easy to weave off, and makes beautiful belts and bands.  Daryl uses it to trim her garments.  Every weaver should own one.  They are inexpensive and children as young as third grade can learn to use them.  Come learn this simple warp face structure, looms are available. Participants should be able to finish a small bookmark.Prospectus

 

Supplemental WeftFloodLights DetailNEW! WEAVE YOUR OWN TRIM ON THE INKLE LOOM WITH SUPPLEMENTAL WEFT

No weaving experience necessary!  The inkle loom is portable, easy to warp, easy to weave off, and makes beautiful narrow belts and bands.  Trim garments, tote bags, upholstered items and more.  The loom is small and inexpensive and anyone can learn to use it.  Inkle Looms are available for a modest rental, with the option to purchase. Prospectus

 

Advanced Inkle LoomNEW! ADVANCED INKLE LOOM WEAVING

For those who are looking for the next step with this simple two shaft loom, this is the class for you.  Come with a pre-warped inkle loom using a pre-assigned draft and learn 1/1 name draft pick-up, standard 7 thread pick-up, and a supplemental warp technique. Prospectus

 

Fabric SamplePLAY WITH COLOR!

Build color confidence no matter what your favorite fiber technique.  Through a series of fun exercises, we will group colors together, play with thrums and palettes, and create easy color references.  Lots of inspiration and opportunity to just play.

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Pieced MatFROM LEFTOVERS TO GOURMET!

Piece together all those handwoven scraps and leftovers into something wonderful.  This technique uses a fusible backing and no seam allowances.  Bias tubes cover the butted joints.  Use scraps to create a personal composition and push your creativity to the max! Step by step process and examples shown using digital images. Students will create a mat using this technique. Sewing Machine required. Prospectus

 

Triangluar ButtonholeMASTER BOUND BUTTONHOLES: RECTANGULAR AND TRIANGULAR (4 Hours)

The most beautiful and most professional of all buttonholes, master the rectangular bound buttonhole, and then try the triangular version!  This multi-step process is sure to give you consistent buttonholes every time.  Finishing the back of the buttonhole is also included.  This is a hands-on workshop. Use the sewing machine to create beautiful polished buttonholes. Prospectus