Beginning & Advanced Classes
Spring 2014


CLASS ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
Class Registration Form
Class List
Class Brochure, page 1-2, page 3
  • Pre-registration is required for all classes. Instructors need time to prepare and purchase materials for class. PLEASE NOTE: NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.
  • Minimum enrollments must be received with registration form and fee 2 weeks prior to class unless otherwise noted.
  • Minimum enrollment for all classes is 3 participants.
  • Maximum enrollment will vary with each class. Please note the maximum number of participants with each class description.
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Classes by Date
05/05/2014INTERMEDIATE SPINNING 201
05/09/2014CLASSIC SUMMER & WINTER PLUS, PART I
05/10/2014LOG CABIN TABLE RUNNER ON A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM
05/17/2014CLASSIC SUMMER & WINTER PLUS, PART II
05/17/2014BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING
06/30/2014OPEN STUDIO WITH MENTOR
06/30/2014PLANNING A WEAVING PROJECT
06/30/2014PRIVATE TUTORING
06/30/2014SMALL GROUP MENTORING FOR A FLOOR LOOM


Weaving
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status
CLASSIC SUMMER & WINTER PLUS, PART ICheryl Muckenfuss$45. members
$60. non members

$10. materials fee payable to the instructor
An introduction to blocks and profile drafts as related to classic Summer & Winter. From the traditional to the non-traditional; from coverlets to dishtowels to shaggy clothing and numerous possibilities in between using the weave structure as well as color theory within the structure. Part 1 is lecture only. Participants may choose to also take Part 2 which will provide them with an instructor as they weave the samples with detailed reinforcement of the lecture’s topic. If taking Part 2, plan to dress the loom during the break between Part 1 and Part 2.The instructor will provide a selection of pre-wound warps at this class for those going forward with Part 2.Friday, May 9, 9:30am-12:30pmopen
LOG CABIN TABLE RUNNER ON A RIGID HEDDLE LOOMNancy Niemeyer$43. members
$68. non members

no materials fee
Learn to Direct Warp for a table runner in the shadow weave pattern called Log Cabin. It is a simple color and weave effect that results in an impressive finished product. Prerequisite - Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving class or prior successful direct warping of your rigid heddle loom. You need your own rigid heddle loom with heddle and accessories that include a warping peg or equivalent substitute. You will also need a shuttle and clamps to attach the loom to table for warping. Yarn requirements will depend on the size heddles you have for your loom and the length you wish to make your project. The teacher will send a list of supplies and appropriate yarns that are easily obtainable in local stores that sell knitting yarns. Teacher will consult with you on what yarn to buy, taking into consideration the loom width, heddle sizes you have available and how long you want to make your runner. You will need 2 colors, one will be a light and one will be a dark. They should contrast well to create the best effect. Direct warping the 2 colors in the proper pattern sequence, beginning the weaving in the proper pattern sequence and learning to hemstitch will be done in class. Project will be finished on your own at home. Class size limited to 5. Sat. May 10, 9:00am-1:00pmopen
CLASSIC SUMMER & WINTER PLUS, PART IICheryl Muckenfuss$110. members
$135. non members

$15. materials fee payable to the instructor
A continuation of Part 1 which will include the actual weaving of samples based upon drafts provided by the instructor. Under the guidance of the instructor, you will complete a weaving sampler of the many ways Summer and Winter can be woven. Class instruction, as well as the weaving of the sampler, will provide the student with the basic knowledge to initiate the creation of their own draft. tie-up and treadling for Summer & Winter for future projects. Prerequisite is Classic Summer & Winter Plus, Part 1.Saturday, May 17 & 24, 9:30am-3:30pmopen
BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVINGNancy Niemeyer$60. members
$85. non members

no materials fee
Rigid Heddle weaving is a great way to get started weaving in a simple way. Rigid heddle looms are inexpensive, portable and quick to warp. You will learn to direct warp your rigid heddle loom, learn the basics of weaving and create a beautiful plain weave scarf in 6 hours. Supplies needed: a rigid heddle loom and accessories which include a warping peg or equivalent substitute, stick shuttles, 7.5 or 8 dent heddle, clamps to attach loom to table for warping. (Four loom kit rentals are available from teacher if you do not have your own-$10 additional payable to teacher at class). A list of yarn suggestions and other supplies needed will be sent prior to class. Sat. May 17, 9:00am-3:30pmopen
OPEN STUDIO WITH MENTORCheryl Muckenfuss$105. members
not availble non members

handout fee if applicable
Student is responsible for purchasing own materials. This fee is based on 10 hours of instructor mentoring. Additional time can be arranged at a rate of $20/student for 2 additional hours based on 3 students. Allotted time for loom use is 2 weeks meeting twice a week for 2 1/2 hours each. Participant may come in to weave on their own time when the guild house is open in addition to scheduled class time. Meet with instructor prior to class time to determine project and supply requirements to be purchased before actual class begins. Time of class to be decided. Project suggestions – Placemat, Tablerunner, Scarves, Pillow Cover and Tote Bag. (Instructor can assist each participant in choosing a specific structure and colorway, etc) Group size – 3 students minimum/maximum (each may choose their project) PRE-REQUISITE – MUST HAVE TAKEN BEGINNING WEAVING – PARTS I & IIavailable until June 30, 2014open
PLANNING A WEAVING PROJECTContact Linda Rouse$30. fee for 2 hours members

not available non members

no materials fee
Need help planning a weaving project? 3 students will meet with a weaving instructor to plan the weaving project of their choice. You will get help with calculating how much materials are needed based on project and materials to be used. Date and time TBD. An instructor will be assigned based on time and availability. 3 Students minimum/maximum.available until June 30, 2014open
PRIVATE TUTORINGContact Linda Rouse$130. (3 hr. minimum) members
$155.00 non members

$40.each extra hr.
handout fee if needed
Want to have one-on-one instruction with an experienced and knowledgeable instructor? Would you like a refresher on how to wind a warp and dress a floor loom from back to front? Set your own goals and find a schedule that works for you. Private tutors are available for weaving on a 4 or 8 harness loom. An instructor will be assigned based on instructor availability and time requested. available until June 30, 2014open
SMALL GROUP MENTORING FOR A FLOOR LOOMCoordinator Linda Rouse$105. members

not available non members

handout fee if applicable
This program is set up for those wishing to advance their weaving abilities on a floor loom. Instructor will focus on the individual needs of the group such as a refresher for winding a warp and dressing a loom as well as planning and implementing a project. Each group is no less and no more than 3 students. The individual members of the group will determine days and times. It is recommended to set up 2-hour sessions. Students are then expected to complete the project on their own or with their group. An instructor will be assigned based on time and availability. Class fee includes use of guild loom. Student is responsible for purchasing own materials. The fee is based on 10 hours of instructor mentoring. Additional time can be arranged at a rate of $20/student for 2 additional hours based on 3 students. Group size – 3 students minimum/maximum PRE-REQUISITE – MUST HAVE TAKEN BEGINNING WEAVING – PARTS I & IIavailable until June 30, 2014open


Spinning
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status
INTERMEDIATE SPINNING 201Pat Maley$95. members
$120. non members

materials fee payable to instructor
If you have just learned to spin, if you want to learn how to improve your spinning, or if you want to learn the tricks of spinning yarn to the size and texture that you want, this is the class for you. You will spin a variety of fibers, learn to make the wheel do what you want it to, and learn to control the size and type of yarn that you spin. Bring a lunch. Mon. May 5, 12, 9:30am-2:30pmopen


Dyeing
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Felting
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Knitting
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Other Techniques
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