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As Marian Stubenitsky has shown in Weaving with Echo and Iris, extended parallel threadings offer endless possibilities. In this workshop, designed for advanced beginners and beyond, you will begin with your loom dressed in a two-color warp threaded on opposites.* (Drafts will be provided beforehand.) Working with a variety of tie-ups and treadlings, you will weave a series of designs in Echo, Jin (Turned Taqueté) and Shadow Weave — and, if you’re game to cut off and re-sley your warp, Rep and Double Weave. The takeaway is a sampler of colorful patterns and a broader, deeper understanding of the potential for extended parallel threadings and how to design them. For 4-shaft looms and more.
*(By way of example, to thread on opposites, you would use two colors, A and B, and thread them in a straight draw on 8 shafts this way: Color A would be on shafts 1 through 4 and color B would be on shafts 5 through 8, with the warp threaded in a sequence of 1, 5, 2, 6, 3, 7, 4, 8.)
Students must have their own 4 shaft or 8 shaft table loom. A limited number of looms may be available to borrow from the guild.
One Warp, Many Structures: An Exploration in Extended Parallel Threading
3 Day Workshop: May 24, 25 and 26, 2019
Time: 10am - 5pm
Fee: $270 (students must supply their own warp and weft)
Location: Strathcona Community Hall, 10139 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Maximum number of students: 18
Gladys Paulus, Feltmaker, Feltmaker
16-18 or 17-19: July Sheep Creek Weavers (3 days)
22-26 July Series Summer School at Red Deer College (5 days)
29-30 or 30-31 July: Colour Play for Edmonton Weavers Guild (2 days)
2-6 August: Animal Masks for Edmonton Weavers Guild (5 days)
Coming to Sheep Creek Weavers on the 15, 16, 17 May, for “One Warp, Three Fabrics: Weaving with 60/2 Silk” 3 Day Workshop
And to Heritage Weavers around the same time - topic to be decided. YIou may even want to take both while she is in the area!!
c) Diana Twiss 100milewear.com
We are talking to Diana about a 2-day spinning class hopefully 18-19 June. Diana will be teaching at ANWG in Prince George June 11 - 16, and (hopefully) Olds College Fibre Week July 5 - 11th
All classes take place at the Strathcona Community League - 10139 - 87 Avenue, Edmonton.
For more information visit their website.
Courses offered in weaving, pottery, woodworking, beginning spinning, beginning weaving, beginning spinning, felted stone soap, kumihimo, silk fusion, wire earrings. Call 780-672-2551 (eve) or email Lois for more information.The Craft Centre is located in the Camrose Community Centre, 4516-54 Street. Check out the Craft Centre's website: www.camrosecraftcentre.com
Spin-Ins - at Lois Larson's home, Camrose. Contact: Lois Larson