Intro to Small Frame Weaving: Coasters

Have you ever wanted to delve into the art of weaving? We sure have! We have been diligently searching to find the best materials and teacher we can find. We are delighted to announce our first weaving class: Intro to Small-Frame Weaving.  

In this introductory small-frame weaving course, April start you on the fundamentals of weaving and incorporating core design elements that build on each other as you progress. Students should expect to learn the necessary tools to develop their own basic designs; including warping a loom, tying yarn in and out, methods for maintaining even tension, and securely finishing a piece.  Working with a small loom, you will be able to practice the techniques you have learned to create a set of coasters - perfect for your home or a gift!  The cost of the loom is included in course fee so you will exit the class with a loom and the skills to use it! 

When: Tuesdays, June 5th and 12th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Required Skills: None

Taught Skills: 

  • Fundamentals of Weaving
  • Warping a loom via hidden warp method
  • Estimating and measuring out yarn lengths
  • Tabby Stitch
  • Alternating colors
  • Design elements
  • Adjusting for and maintaining even tension
  • Finishing weave via hidden warp method
  • Tassels!

Homework: None for first class

Materials: Please bring a tape measure (up to 6") and snips/scissors. Other materials will be provided in class.

Pattern: None

Instructor: April

Please note that all sales are final for classes, workshops, K2TOGs, and lectures. No exchanges or refunds can be made.