No pun intended! But, do check
out our August Weaving Workshop, “Color and Weave: Log Cabin” August 27th-28th
When I demonstrate weaving at public events I often choose to demonstrate the Log Cabin draft. It’s a “plain or tabby” weave, which means, one thread over another, much like you may have woven paper as a child. Observers are often mesmerized with the way the squares form and how they layer over and under in harmony and order.
The beautiful and intricate pattern takes place through threading, tie-up, treadling and the use of two shuttles, one with a dark thread and one with a light thread. While it looks very difficult to make all of those little squares and then make them change direction! But, it’s actually quite easy, once you learn how to do it.
What: 2 day Intermediate Weaving. Color and Weave: Log Cabin Workshop, This is a two color weave technique, using Light and Dark and utilizing two shuttles.
Who: Students must be able to warp or dress the loom, and have basic weaving skills. Your registration includes a pre-wound warp.
When: Saturday and Sunday, August 27th-28th
Where: Green Sheep Studios
#7 14th Street SW, Hickory NC
Cost: $250.00 This is a 2 day workshop and includes: Loom Rental for 2 days, thread, tools, and a catered box lunch. We provide lunch because of the necessity to make the most of our time to complete the project at hand.
Registration: We have 5 spaces available for this class. $125.00 Deposit holds your space. The deposit is non-refundable, but is applied to your $250.00. To reserve your space and to register for this workshop call: 828-217-6013
What if I’m not experienced in basic weaving? If you do not have experience in warping and dressing a loom and in basic weaving skills you can take our “Weaving 101” workshop, on August 20-21st.
Why is lunch included in the cost? Why can’t I just leave and go get lunch? We do this to accommodate our students, many who come from out of town. Due to the limited amount of time to complete the projects, which must be removed from the loom at the end of the class. By providing lunch for our students they are able to make the most of their time in the studio.
Why do I have to pay a deposit and why is it non-refundable? Studio space is limited to allow each student to receive personal instruction and attention. Many of our workshops require that we purchase thread and tools to accommodate our students. Many of our workshops include a pre-wound warp, to expedite the process. In addition, we order the number of lunches in advance. Your deposit covers the cost of your warp and weft threads and your lunch…and holding your loom or other space open.