Interested in weaving, but not ready to dive in head first? Dip your toe into the wide world of rigid heddle weaving with this texture tasting! This class is sure to get anyone excited about weaving! After covering the basics of weaving on a rigid heddle loom, students will play, play, PLAY! with yarn, fiber, texture, and colour in order to craft a one-of-a-kind piece! Students will leave with a finished weaving that can be worn as a wacky scarf, sewn into a wicked bag, or hung from a branch as a wild wall hanging! All supplies included - the shop will provide pre-warped looms for the duration of the course. Warp colours may differ from one course to the next. No experience necessary. Ages 12 and up! Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.
Come learn the basics of tapestry weaving with local fibre artist Natalie Eedson of Woolgathering Ottawa. In this four hour hands-on workshop, you'll learn foundational techniques of weaving, including warping your loom, rya knots (fringe!), plain weave, working shapes, changing colours and finishing. You can also get creative working with roving, and learn the pile weave and the soumak weave to give you wall hanging lots of fluffy textures. By the end you'll have a beautiful woven wall hanging to cozy up your home, and a passion for more! No experience is necessary. All materials are provided - and students will take home their Ashford frame loom at the end of class! Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.