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Introduction to Weaving on a Floor Loom

Arbutus Folk School
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In this class, students will learn basic weaving techniques using both stick and boat shuttles on pre-warped looms. They will also learn the parts of a loom and how they work, weaving language, how to read weaving drafts, wind a bobbin and stick shuttle, throw a shuttle, maintain an even weaving beat, keep neat selvedges and finish their completed projects. Students will take home a minimum of 4 completed handwoven pieces. Experienced students are welcome too!

Instructor: Marjorie Erickson
Date: 2-day weekend workshop: June 9 & 10 (two separate workshops)
Time: 9 am - 4 pm with 1/2 hour lunch
Cost: $226
Registration closes: Two weeks before 1st day of class
No. of Students: min. 3 max 5
Skill level: Beginner
Materials provided by student: Consider bringing lunch, empty 3-ring binder with clear sheet protectors, and note-taking supplies, cushion to sit on benches