Randolph, Vermont

Fiber Arts

Baskets, Felting, Quilting, Rugmaking, Spinning, Weaving

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The White River Craft Center Weaving Studio has been in operation since 2002 and during this time many students have learned to weave. Yarn, looms and weaving equipment hve been generously donated to the studio. We have five table looms of varying weaving widths, four 4-shaft floor looms and three 8-shaft floor looms of varying weaving widths. We also have a 4-shaft floor loom with a 12 foot wide weaving width.

 

Classes in beginning weaving, frame loom weaving, inkle loom weaving, warping review, color, selvedges, drafting, and an intermediate block weave class are offered throught out the year. A few looms are set up for anyone to come and weave which is a great resoure for those wanting to learn weaving and to spend time at this ancient craft. If you are interested in weaving on a loom in the studio or would like to take a class, please contact the Craft Center at 728-8912.

 

The Vermont Weavers Guild meets regularly at Kimball House from September through May. More information about Vermont Weavers Guild can be found Here: http://vtweaversguild.org

Beginning & Intermediate Weaving - Winter Session

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Learn a new craft for the remainder of winter! Join us for this two
weekend course for beginner and intermediate weavers.

Learn the basics that turn yarn into a finished piece of fabric or
pursue an independent project with the help of an experienced
instructor.

Beginners will learn how to use a loom, measure a warp, dress the loom,
and weave a sampler of different weave patterns, yarns and colors.  You
will prepare and interpret weaving drafts and plan a project of your own
choice from beginning to end.  We will discuss resources that will
enable you to continue weaving at home.

The class (36 Hours) is taught over two weekends:
1st Weekend:    Feb. 1st and 2nd, 2020  - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2nd Weekend:   Feb. 15th and 16th, 2020 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The date of the last two hours of class will be determined by the
students.  These two hours consists of returning the loom and a showing
of your woven project.

If you have taken this class you may contact the instructor with a
specific project you would like to weave.
If you are interested in participating in this weaving class, please
contact Susan at 728-9728 or srockwellvt@gmail.com for more information
or questions.

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