July 2017

Beginning Tapestry

At the end of June we pushed the floor looms to the side to make room for a Beginning Tapestry class with Janet Austin! Her tapestries are exhibited nationally and internationally and her expertise was evident to all.

Fiber Frolic class

This class for ages 10-Adult is co-sponsored by Fabric of Life 501(c)3. A real immersion in fiber, from natural dyeing, spinning, weaving – including on a drawloom, sewing with hand wovens, wet felting and needle felting, and more, students had a busy and varied experience! The class culminated with a show & tell for the families and a big “Fika” celebration! We hope you will join in the fun next year!

July Treasures

          In addition to the Fiber Frolic class, we enjoyed the presence of two weavers working on Treasures projects!

Eric wove a gorgeous Opphämta runner and Mo wove a fantastic Rep Rug on 8 Shafts!

This was an added benefit for the Fiber Frolic weavers who were able to see the amazing results!


Basket Weaving with Wendy Jensen

We were thrilled to welcome local weaver and award-winning basket maker, Wendy Jensen, to teach a Basket Weaving class at the Barn Studio. The participants were equally thrilled to go home with a beautiful Carry-All basket!

Join us for Scandinavian Knitting with Beth Brown-Reinsel!

There are just a few spaces left in our Scandinavian Knitting class with Beth Brown-Reinsel! Beth is an expert in Scandinavian knitting techniques and we are excited to welcome her back to Vãvstuga this November 1-3! Come and knit with us! Our gorgeous wool yarns aren’t just for weaving! We even offer one of Beth’s patterns in our Tuna wool Sock Kit.

Fun at NEWS – the New England Weavers Seminar

We enjoyed seeing so many of our weaving friends at NEWS. If you were unable to attend, here’s a few pictures of our booth. Thank you to all those who stopped by – we hope you had a great time at the seminar!

Used Lilla 60cm loom is still available for sale

Lilla looms-oxabackWe are offering a 60cm Lilla loom, used only once and in like-new condition, at a sale price of $1980. The Öxabäck Lilla is a high-quality, sturdy, 8-shaft loom with a vertical countermarch and a space-saving footprint! A reed for the loom and regular texsolv heddles can be purchased for 10% off their regular price.
    Join us at Vävstuga for a great class, visit our store (Tues–Fri 9–3) or our web store any time, and check out our Facebook page and Ravelry group.  
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