Past Workshops Category

Alice attends DYE WORKSHOP!

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Alice attended the DYEING COTTON W/NATURAL DYES workshop given by Ric Rao. As you can see, she really “got into it”!!

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Dyeing Cotton with Natural Dyes-October 2017

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Ric returned from New Mexico to provide a Natural Dye workshop EXCLUSIVELY FOR COTTON! As usual, this workshop filled up fast and in spite of it’s intensity in work and learning, everyone enjoyed it. Ric will return to us in December 2017 to teach the art of Dyeing Protein Fibers.  Although it is full, you […]

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Wedge Weave Workshop w/Deborah Corsini-February 2017

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Debra Corsini presented a comprehensive  workshop on WEDGEWEAVE TAPESTRY. She instructed us in the unique characteristics, basic techniques, and design possibilities that could create dynamic and graphic wedge weave tapestries. Instead of weaving perpendicular to the warp (the lengthwise or selvedge direction), as is usual for tapestry, the wedge weave technique required that we weave at an […]

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FIBER TRAILS-Cameron Taylor-Brown-January 2017

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Workshop Description: Cameron Taylor-Brown  used photo images of her journeys to Bhutan, the Peruvian Highlands and Gujarat, India as a starting point for participants to consider, design and embellish a mixed media collage on cloth.  Students examined traditional textiles from each country then created their own photo collage using translucent layering, stitching and yarns.  Students used […]

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Ready, Sett, Go: Warp Design Made Simple w/Cameron Taylor-Brown-January 2017

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Workshop Description: Many handweavers guess at sett by winding yarn around a ruler. There is another way to determine sett simply and accurately. For many years, the textile industry has used the Ashenhurst Formula, which provides easy mathematical calculations for spun yarns that account for fiber, yarn type, weave and end use.  In a hands-on, […]

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Robyn Spady-EXTREME WARP MAKEOVER-November 2016

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Workshop Description: The workshop Extreme Warp Makeover was an on-loom workshop that was a combination of weaving and presentation/discussion. During this workshop, we will explored the versatility of a single threading by “making over” the threading you choose from one of the three provided in a multitude of ways by changing the treadling sequences and wefts. […]

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Joan Baxter-TAPESTRY-Fall 2016

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Workshop Description: The class was designed around a specific theme, for example ‘Weaving Water’ or ‘Colour in Landscape’. The exact focus of the class was discussed by participants before the workshop and sent to Joan. In general, covered both design and weaving techniques and accommodated the skill levels and requirements of the group. Joan also provided the Guild […]

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