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SCHEDULE A WORKSHOP

These workshops are designed to be enjoyed by beginners and experienced weavers. Workshops can be tailor-made to fit your group. Contact me at info@hopewellcreations.com to schedule a workshop in your area.

Sunday
Feb192012

All Kinds of Looms

Before you buy a loom of your own, learn about different types of looms including a table loom, floor loom, inkle loom, rigid heddle loom and a tape loom. Weave on each loom as you find out how weaving works. This class is appropriate for all levels and ages.
Length: 1-2 days

Sunday
Feb192012

Introduction to Weaving: Stop By and Weave!

This class is for beginners who would like to learn how to weave on a loom. No experience is required. The looms will be set up and ready for weaving. Students will learn about looms and how they work. Students will receive samples they have woven in class to start a weaver’s notebook.
Length: .5-2 day
Sunday
Feb192012

Overshot Workshop

Overshot is a beautiful twill-based weave that is part of American heritage. Using two shuttles, this weave is as much fun to weave as it is to design. In this workshop you will learn about the structure of overshot, variations on the weave, and how to design your own project. This workshop is appropriate for intermediate level weavers or adventuresome beginners.
Length: 2.5-4 days
Sunday
Feb192012

Ritzy Rag Weaving

Make your own handwoven cloth that can become a handbag, table runner or anything your creative mind can design! Students will bring a yard of fabric in a large print or design and weave on a four harness loom. A special technique will allow you to design a stunning rag weaving! Bring your own bobbles, buttons and beads to add to your design or purchase them from the instructor’s fun stash! Bring your own loom or use one at the school. Never woven before? – no problem! All abilities welcome.
Length: 2-3 days
Sunday
Feb192012

Twill - Basics and Beyond!

Twill is a basic weave with infinite variations. This workshop will explore twills and some of the many possibilities.
Students will warp their looms with a twill pattern provided by the teacher and then weave samples with variations including plain weave, standard twill treadling, Rosepath treadling and overshot treadling. Intermediate weavers will warp a 2 or three pattern gamp.
Length: 2-3 days