This is an introduction to weaving class. You will work on a Rigid Heddle Loom to weave 4 mug rugs, aka coasters, to take home with you. All of the necessary supplies will be provided by the instructor and are included in the cost of the class. The instructor will supply written information about weaving for you to take home to use again later. Rigid Heddle Looms will be available for purchase the day of the class but you are not required to purchase one in order to participate in the class. There will also be a beginning weaving book available for purchase for those who are interested.
Weaving is a way to make fabric by using two distinct sets of yarn or thread that interlace at right angles to form cloth or fabric. The way these yarns are woven together affects the features of the cloth. The way the yarns come together during the process is called weave.
Sandra Schmidt lives in Verndale, MN. Sandra started weaving in high school in an art class and has been weaving ever since. She was mostly self taught when she first started but has taken classes since. She has been a part of several Fabric Arts Guilds over the years. Sandra worked full time as a Physicians Assitant in Orthopedics for 26 years. Sandra started teaching in 2000 through her small business and then through Community Ed Programs.
Supplies: Included in the cost of the class.
Date: Saturday August 18, 2018
Time: 9:30 am –4:30 pm
Lunch will be prepared in the Leaning Silo kitchen and served from Noon-1:00 and is included in the cost of the class.