JEANNIE WHEATLEY will be the instructor for this year's series of weaving workshops. These workshops are offered more than once throughout the year to accommodate your busy schedule!
Beginning Spinning: Wheel, Drop Spindle and Combing, May 21, 10am-4pm. Class limit 5; fee is $75 or $65 for HBV members. Learn how to use a drop spindle, how to comb wool for spinning and make your own yarn on a spinning wheel. A limited number of wheels are available on a first come basis.
Beginning Weaving is offered June 4 and 5, 9am-4pm both days. Class limit is 4; fee is $165 or $150 for Har-Ber Village members. This two-day class is for anyone wanting to learn to weave and includes warping and threading a loom and how to read patterns. Various techniques will be taught as you weave a table runner on a four-harness loom. Yarns are provided with the class. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own loom. A limited number of looms are available on a first come basis.
Advanced Weaving: Swedish Rag Rugs is offered October 8, 9am-4pm. Class limit is 4; fee is $155 or $140 for Har-Ber Village members.Learn how to make Swedish Rag Rugs in this one-day class. These are not your typical plain rag rugs, but rugs with designs and patterns. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own loom. A limited number of looms are available on a first come basis. Looms will need to be prewarped for this class. If you will be using your own loom, warping instructions will be provided at time of enrollment.