Beginning & Advanced Classes
2017


CLASS ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
Registration for all Guild classes is online, through EventBrite Find the EventBrite link with the information listing for each class. If you have a question or problem with registration, please contact the Education Chair via email, classes@weaversguildcincinnati.org, or leave a message in the Education voice mail box at 513.593.9442.
  • Registration two weeks before the scheduled date is required for all classes. Instructors need time to prepare and purchase materials for class. PLEASE NOTE: NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.
  • Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.
  • Refunds will be given if the class is not held or the date is changed.
  • Minimum enrollment for all classes is three (3) participants.
  • Maximum enrollment will vary with each class. Please note the maximum number of participants included in each class description.

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Classes by Date
05/03/2017Fiber Basics for All Fiber Artists
05/13/2017Weaving Bias Squares on a Nail Loom
05/20/2017Make a Scarf from Your Bias-Woven Nail Loom Squares!


Weaving
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Weaving Bias Squares on a Nail LoomKaren Anderson$55 members
$80 non members

$25 optional Materials Fee payable to the instructor
In this class you will learn to weave on 3 1/2" square looms and 7" square looms using an afghan crochet hook. You will also learn two methods of joining the squares to make blankets, scarves, and garments. You may borrow OR purchase Nail Looms from the instructor.
For additional information, see the complete listing on EventBrite.
Saturday, May 13, 12pm-4pmOpenRegister
Make a Scarf from Your Bias-Woven Nail Loom Squares!Karen Anderson$45 members
$70 non members

No additional Materials Fee
In this class you will learn to make a scarf from your small and large bias-woven nail loom squares. You will learn two unique ways to join your squares and leave with a finished (or mostly finished) project!
You will need to bring:
10 large and 18 small squares already woven with Scarfie or similar wool-acrylic single ply yarn (check with instructor)
Tapestry yarn needle
Crochet hook
Scissors
2 or 4 decorative buttons that coordinate with your yarn color
Saturday, May 20, 9:30am-12:30pmOpenRegister


Spinning
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link


Dyeing
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Dyeing Wool the Easy WayPat Maley$65 members
$90 non members

Materials fee payable to the instructor.
Learn to dye wool fiber or yarn the easy way. We will dye using premixed dye so no chemistry is needed. Variegated and solid colors will be dyed. Colors can be mixed to get variations. Bring up to a pound of sliver, top, yarn, or fabric in small pieces or strips to dye. Materials to be dyed should be wool or other animal fibers only. There will be top available for purchase for those who don't have any. Bring your lunch; a refrigerator and microwave are available for use.
Class limit: 4.
Friday, January 13, 9:30am-3pmFullRegister


Felting
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Knitting
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Other Techniques
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Fiber Basics for All Fiber ArtistsPat Maley$65 members
$90 non members

Materials fee payable to instructor
This is a condensed course in the characteristics of fiber for fiber artists. Weavers, spinners, knitters, and textile artists will study fibers that are both natural and manufactured. You will learn to identify fibers using the microscope and several other testing methods. You will study how these fibers react to dyes, heat, and chemicals in order to preserve them or alter them artistically. We will cover the proper methods of care.
Class limit: 6.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
9am-2pm
OpenRegister