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Introduction To Tapestry Weaving with House of Woolly Thyme

26 October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

$95

Join Mary Anne Donovan, the House of Woolly Thyme weaver, for an afternoon of craft and creativity. In this 5 hour workshop, you will learn to create a one of a kind handwoven wall tapestry, introducing you to the wonderful world of modern weaving.

All materials will be provided, including an array of natural fibres in beautiful colour tones and textures. At the end of the class, you will have a completed tapestry to add to your home and have a good grasp of this meditative and expressive craft.

Topics covered in this class include:

  • colour and design choices
  • mixing textures and fibres
  • warping your loom
  • weaving stitches (tabby weaving, rya knots, soumak and hemstitch finishing)
  • tension control
  • creating basic shapes and forms
  • finishing your weaving for display

No previous weaving experience is necessary. Light snacks and tea are provided.

11 am to 4 pm

Register via the link provided below.

Details

Date:
26 October 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$95
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.houseofwoollythyme.com/products/introductory-weaving-workshop-october-26-2019-trainyard-general-store

Organizer

House of Woolly Thyme
Email:
hello@houseofwoollythyme.com
Website:
https://www.houseofwoollythyme.com

Venue

The Trainyard General Store
53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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Phone:
9024075242
Website:
trainyardstore.com