Early Bird Dates: Tuesday, 5/28– Friday, 5/31. Use coupon code: EarlyBird
Floor Loom Weaving
Lucienne Coifman Luiz Cordeiro, Assistant
Learn the basics of preparing and operating a loom to weave a sampler combining many useful weaves. Beginning students will complete the term by designing and weaving one or two simple projects of their choice. Intermediate and advanced students will weave projects with more complex structures using multiharness looms. Beginning students have a materials fee of $14 payable to the instructor.
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 6/19 – 8/7
8 sessions: $360; Early Bird price: $342 (Discount available until 5/31)
Fold, stitch, wrap, and clamp fabric in this introduction to shibori, the Japanese manual resist-dyeing technique. Instructor will contact students in advance with options for textile items to dye.
Supplies: Students may also bring small amount of cotton or silk fabric from home to dye, but it is not required.
Saturday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 7/13 – 7/13
1 session: $60; Early Bird price: $57 (Discount available until 5/31)
Learn how to handstitch interior and exterior patches to repair your damaged woven fabric. We will use needles and thread in both functional and decorative ways to bring new life to clothing. Students are expected to bring an item to repair. They may also bring fabric and thread to use for the patch, or choose from the selection at CAW.
Supplies: Students should bring a damaged piece of woven fabric (no knits). They may also bring embroidery thread and/or a patch 2–3 inches larger than the damaged area on all sides, or they may choose these items from what the instructor has available.
Saturday, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 7/20
1 session: $30; Early Bird price: $29 (Discount available until 5/31)