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Back to Basics : Intro to Backstrap Weaving

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$115

This workshop will introduce you to one of the earliest forms of weaving, backstrap weaving. You will learn how to set up your own backstrap loom to create and weave unique pieces of art that can be made anywhere.

In this workshop, we will explore setting up a backstrap loom from start to finish using a string-heddle method and a plain weave structure. Naturally dyed hemp, wool and alpaca yarns/fibers will be available for use and experimentation. You will leave the workshop knowing how to set up a backstrap loom, with an informational zine to support your future backstrap weaving and having created a unique piece of woven art! All materials are included in the class fee, and loom kits will be available for purchase following the class ($60). No experience necessary.

Details

Date:
June 22
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
$115
Website:
https://www.echoviewnc.com/shop/back-to-basics-intro-to-backstrap-weaving

Venue

Echoview Fiber Mill + Shop
76 Jupiter Rd.
Weaverville, 28787 United States
Phone:
828-348-4864
Website:
https://www.echoviewnc.com

Organizer

Echoview Fiber Mill + Shop
Phone:
828-348-4864
Email:
echoviewfiber@gmail.com
Website:
www.echoviewnc.com