Weaving Workshops for the Fall

by | Aug 10, 2021 | Uncategorized

 

Our workshop committee has been busy!  

If you are a weaver interested in understanding how colour interactions can change the look of your work then you will be interested in the following.  This workshop allows you to work on your own loom in your own space.

COLOUR MAGIC On-Line

This is an On-Line course in 5 sessions.  The sessions take place Wednesdays from September 29 to October 27 via Zoom (time of day to be decided). The Instructor is Linda Wilson.     

This workshop will explore how a warp in two colours can be woven in a variety of ways to produce different effects.  Participants will weave a sampler/tea towel on their own looms using 4/8 cotton yarn.  A detailed draft will be provided. This workshop is suitable for beginner weavers.

Cost:  members $40, non-members $60.




If you ever thought you would like to try your hand at weaving you will be interested in the following.  No equipment or materials are necessary just a pair of hands and a curious mind.

        BEGINNER 1 WEAVING: An Introduction to Hand Weaving

This is an in person course and will take place in the guild studio in Qualicum Beach.  The sessions are scheduled as follows

October 2, 9:30 to 12:30, October 16, 9:30 to 12:30 and Oct 17, 9:30 to 4:30   The instructor is Sandra Schulz.

Participants will learn how to weave on a 4 shaft loom.  The course will cover, the weaving vocabulary (warp/weft etc), how to select materials, design and weave a project and how to “finish” newly woven cloth.  Students will create a sampler using materials provided by the instructor then with guidance from the instructor they will design and weave their own set of mug rugs.  Looms, weaving tools and materials for the sampler will be provided.  

For safety reasons and to ensure good one on one instruction this class is limited to 5 people.  Participants will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 

Cost: members $160, non-members $210

Materials fee is $15 paid to the instructor

 

 FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR THESE WORKSHOPS CONTACT 

GILLIAN BEST AT   gbest@shaw.ca   

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