CANCELATION-TWO SPINNING WORKSHOPS w/Sara Lamb

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Sara found out that she had double booked our classes with a personal engagement and had to cancel ours with much apology. We are working to reschedule the classes – most likely for the fall or early next year.
Dates: SPINNING SILK– Saturday, February 8, 2014,
               Cost:  Members $56*: Non-members $97
              *Supported by Esther Hughes Memorial Fund
              SPIN TO WEAVE-Sunday, February 9, 2014
              Cost:  Members $56*: Non-members $97
              *Supported by Esther Hughes Memorial Fund
Instructor:   Sara Lamb
Location:   TBA
Time:  9AM-4PM
Maximum number of participants in each Workshop: 12
Level:
Spinning Silk workshop: intermediate level
Spin to Weave workshop:  intermediate level
SPINNING SILK
 Silk yarns can be spectacular when created specifically for the technique and product, whether it’s weaving, knitting or embroidery.
Materials: Spinning wheel extra bobbins, lazy kate.  Spindles are fine, several weights/sizes is often helpful but not necessary.  Equipment should be in good working order, and people need to know how to use their equipment, whether it is a wheel or a spindle.
I will provide materials for the silk class (and will need a firm number of students at least 2 weeks prior to arrival). Materials fee $25 per person.
SPIN TO WEAVE
How does spinning yarn for weaving differ from spinning yarns for knitting, crochet, or embroidery?  We will spin and sample for weaving, varying fiber choice, twist, grist and color. We will discuss ways the yarns are affected by weaving techniques, and the way weaving techniques are affected by the yarns.
Materials:Spinning wheel extra bobbins, lazy kate.  Spindles are fine, several weights/sizes is often helpful but not necessary.  Equipment should be in good working order, and people need to know how to use their equipment, whether it is a wheel or a spindle.
People should bring fibers they wish to sample: any fiber, and any preparation. We will discuss each fiber that is brought, how to prepare and spin them for a range of projects,  and spin samples.  New weavers welcome. No materials fee.