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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (December)
40.00

Saturday, December 9th, 1-4pm

We are combining the art of weaving with our love of fabrics and offering a new class to expand your weaving skills! Rug Twine Weaving takes colors and textures to a whole new level by using a traditional loom - but with FABRICS (!!!) - to create functional, utilitarian pieces of art such as place mats, table runners, rugs, and more! This type of weaving is a great introduction for the beginner or a wonderful way to expand on your current skills - and it's a fabulous way to use up fabric scraps from previous projects! Come relax and work with your hands while learning this centuries-old heritage craft with local fiber artist, Dana Stein. After completing this project, you will have a unique, one-of-a-kind place mat to use and enjoy!

Techniques you will be learning:

  • How to lace a peg loom using yarn as your warp
  • How to Twine fabrics together to form weft
  • How to match colors and textures together
  • How to bind off and finish your piece

Materials required:

  • Peg Loom
  • 1 yard light colored fabric
  • 1 yard dark colored fabric
  • Yarn (25', any color)

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Water & Snacks
  • 15% off store purchases on class day

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Earlier Event: December 15
Tailor Night
Later Event: December 16
Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens