June 2015

Special Lilla Loom Sale for the New England Weavers Seminar (NEWS)

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Visit us at our Vendor Booth at NEWS July 9-12th Try out our Lilla loom and get a $100 discount if you buy it at NEWS and take it with you. You’ll save on shipping, too. Space-saving, affordable, and beautiful, the Lilla loom is an 8-shaft countermarch available in sizes: 60cm, 80cm, and 100cm. See our video of the loom in action. Can’t make it to NEWS? Call to order a Lilla loom between now and NEWS (Friday 7/10) and receive the same $100 discount! Our store hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9am-3pm (413) 625-8241.  

July 13-17 – NEW TREASURES!

Choose your project and your price range!  Treasures projects are now priced by meter woven, so you can plan how much you want to spend as you weave these gorgeous projects! Check out our new Vävstuga Treasures page to see projects for our Vävstuga Basics alumni such as these beauties and more! Treasures Mora Shawl   halvkrabba-runner  cindys-stjerne

 For our Alumni and weavers new to Vävstuga we also offer our One-Day Wonders!

One Day Wonders Block Damask tablecloth This 8-shaft Block Damask Tablecoth is a delight to weave. We have just a few of these left, and it is a perfect one day project for our Vävstuga Basics alumni. It is exactly the same weave  structure as the block weave you wove in class, just bigger and on a beautiful cottolin warp.   For weavers new to Vävstuga you should see our feast of towels:Towels 1 Towels 3No experience is needed. These cottolin warps  have endless possibilities of weft striping for your weaving pleasure.     bands-rigidpatternslots2Beguiling Bands (independent study) New weavers will love our “one-room schoolhouse” setting, which puts new weavers together in an inspirational environment with experienced weavers.classblock-ragrug Swedish Rag Rugs Becky will coach new weavers with your own design using our broad array of rug samples and rag rug books for ideas. A warp of your color choice will be wound and beamed for you ahead of time. You will do your own threading and we will help you tie up the loom for weaving.  

 Announcing Väv Immersion!

   A very special new 16-week class February 1 -June 3, 2016

immersion-bassett-514Imagine being immersed in a beautiful rural environment, weaving by day and delving into other textile wonders at night, for an extended period of time. Inspired by the weaving class Becky took in Sweden in 1981, and her 35 years of weaving and teaching experience since then, Becky is excited to offer this extensive Väv Immersion program to pass on her legacy and expertise in the Scandinavian weaving tradition. Joining her will be a staff of professionals who will augment her program with additional technical and design offerings. See more details on the class page. Vav Immersion pic This comprehensive course includes challenging projects, extensive theory classes, and design inspiration resulting in an experience to be remembered for a lifetime. Acquire a deep foundational knowledge of, and capability with, this age-old craft. Space is limited to 4 students with lodging at our beautiful farm studios. Please contact us if you are interested.    

Fun at Vävstuga Classes!

Our recent Drawloom and Swedish Kitchen classes were an absolute blast with beautiful results! IMG_6004 - Copy   IMG_5979 - Copy  Draw Loom Class May 2015   IMG_5987IMG_5960   IMG_5968  IMG_5963   IMG_5970 IMG_6095 IMG_6067 IMG_6043 See our website to plan your summer and fall weaving education. A few spaces still available.
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