Hill Country Weavers
Instructor: Drea Peters
In this specialty workshop, we will cover a bunch of different shapes like the elusive circle! We will try our hand at creating elegant curves and puffy pom-poms. Making smooth, flowing curves (instead of boxy edges) is what we will focus on. Being able to implement these techniques really allows you to add much more interest into your woven wall hangings.
Last but not least…. negative spaces!!!!! These add a totally new dimension using the absence of yarn and leaving exposed warp. The tricky part is getting these open spaces to hold shape and work for your design. We will also cover important outlining / shape holding techniques that make this possible.
- level 1 workshop (Bohemian Tapestry Weaving) or comparable beginners class
- working knowledge of these stitches: tabby, bubbling, soumak, twining, hemstitch
- soumak, twining & hemstitch are covered in our Intermediate Workshop
Materials & Preparation:
Please come to class with a warped loom (approx 1/4” spaced), needle, fork and whatever specialty yarn you would like to incorporate in your piece. we will also have tools you can borrow for the workshop (needles, forks, pick up sticks) + mini skeins for purchase. Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific questions.
CLASS REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION1. If you would prefer to sign-up over the phone, call HCW at 707-7396 with credit card information to secure a spot.
2. There is a $2 cancellation fee. A 5-day notice is required for cancellation without additional penalty. Cancellations made within 5 days of a class are subject to a 50% class charge.Cancellations made the day of class and no-shows are not refundable.
3.Classes may be canceled in the event of insufficient sign-ups (less than 3 students) - if we cancel a class you will be notified the week before by phone & will be given a full refund.
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