February 2009

Because of an outstanding enrollment in our February & March Basics classes we have added yet another Vävstuga Basics Class to the schedule, May 4-8th. Mark your calendars with Vävstuga Days April 28 – May 2. We are planning lots of beautiful Spring warps for your weaving pleasure. Bring your friends! The following week-long classes still have some openings:
  • Heirlooms, March 30-April 3. Come experience a variety of beautiful traditional Swedish techniques as well as fine-tuning your loom dressing and weaving skills.
  • Curtains and Drapes, May 18-22 We have been researching some beautiful drafts for this class. We plan to have beams wound ahead of time to ensure more weaving time for each student.
The following 2-day classes have openings:
  • Dubbelbinding Rug, March 23-24 Striking designs are possible in this technique. the high quality linen warp along with either wool or cotton rags in the weft make a very sturdy and beautiful rug.
  • Traditional Rosepath, May 11-12 Learn to design and weave these timeless geometric patterns. if you enjoy playing with colors, you will love this class.
  • Bound Rosepath, May 14-15 This one-sided weave allows for very detailed geometric patterns, or actual pictures of people, animals, houses, or anything else imaginable that can be drawn symmetrically on a width of five squares. We will spend time learning to design as well as weave this intriguing technique.
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