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Wednesday
22
AUG

Weaving LAB

18:30
21:00
LAB
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Mandi Smethells owner of Smooth Hills Weaving will teach you how to make that gorgeous wall hanging you have always wanted! Join us at Weaving LAB and we will fit you with everything you need to make weaving your latest hobby. You will learn everything from fibers and their functions, weaving techniques, getting to know your weaving & tools, and where you can procure great yarns locally. The weaving techniques covered in this LAB include; plain weave, RYA loops, shag, basic shapes, fringe, and finishing techniques. Like all of our creative workshops, this is a very hands-on experience. You will get a great start on a wall hanging project with Mandi showing you all the necessary skills to take it home and finish it. Light bites and refreshments will also be served.


MATERIALS INCLUDED
Loom + Weaving Kit from Oake + Ashe which includes the following materials:
Weaving Frame
Shuttle
Pickup Stick
Weaving Needle
Yarn Needle
Small Scissors
Hanging Rod
Yarn Warp
Assortment of Yarn - 4 Different Colors
Roving
Instruction Manual
Loom Kit Fabric Bag - Fits Collapsed Loom and Tools


INSTRUCTOR
By day, Mandi Smethells is a full time textile artist, and she spends most of her days working with color, pattern, scale and texture, and constantly inspired by these elements for her weavings. By night, she is a weaving warrior. Check out her website to view some of her gorgeous work.


LOCATION
Please enter the building from the historic alleyway at 1629-1625 (door is across the alley from The Third Bird back entrance). Take the elevator to 3R and follow the signs to suite 300A.


PARKING
Metered parking is available near LAB Headquarters or parking ramps are on each side of the Basilica, which is across the street from LAB Headquarters.


PLEASE NOTE
If we do not meet our minimum number of students we will have to cancel the LAB. If a LAB is canceled you will receive a full refund.



LAB CANCELLATION POLICY
We are unable to refund your ticket for any LAB event due to waiting lists, demand and purchased materials. If you are unable to attend, please let us know at least 48 hours before the event begins.

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