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Three warps, Three Towels, Session 3

  • 15 Jul 2017
  • 29 Jul 2017
  • 3 sessions
  • 15 Jul 2017, 9:00 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • 22 Jul 2017, 9:00 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • 29 Jul 2017, 9:00 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • 207 Coxe Ave
  • 2


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Instructor: Karen Donde

Session 3

The best way to become comfortable warping a floor loom is frequent repetition. This in-depth intro to weaving guides students through planning, warping and weaving three towels on three separate short warps while learning about choosing fibers and colors, how looms and equipment work, efficient warping tips, proper weaving technique and wet-finishing handwoven textiles.  

In session 3, students will review all planning, warping & weaving techniques while weaving a cotton towel they have designed with twill and color variations. New material includes drafting, threading and weaving reverse or point twills, working with finer yarns and principles and technical aspects of designing a woven textile. 

Note: For beginners, Karen recommends taking all three sessions in succession. However, it is possible to take only one or two of the three-class sessions, with appropriate experience. Please contact Karen to discuss options. Karendonde@gmail.com

Materials fee: 12.00 which covers yarn, equipment and handouts

Karen Donde has been weaving 18 years and teaching beginners in Asheville since 2009. She also teaches advanced classes and workshops for guilds and conferences around the U.S., and writes about weaving and textiles for local and national publications.

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