Experience level: beginner
Duration: 7 hours, beginning at 10 am
Instructor: Deborah Livingston-Lowe, Upper Canada Weaving
In this interactive 7 hour class, participants will learn the fundamentals of weaving. Each student will learn techniques to produce an Ombré wool shawl on a four harness floor loom. Students will design their own colour palette on a broken twill weave structure to create a one-of-a-kind shawl. The shawl will be finished using a twisted fringe. Students will be provided with wash and care instructions.
Included in the class fee:
-Harrisville Highland Wool (100% wool), to make a shawl approximately 16" x 80"
-each student will use a floor loom which has been set up ready to weave
-each loom has a unique Ombré colour scheme and pattern (the warp)
-a choice of wool yarn in a variety of colours for weaving (the weft)
-use of boat shuttles
-hand-outs and instructional links
Note: Students should wear comfortable clothes for ease of movement. If possible, please bring a pair of lightweight sole indoor shoes or slippers.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations or changes must be made be made 72 hours prior to your first class.
*Please note that classes are held in our basement classroom which unfortunately may be inaccessible to those with mobility needs. Call ahead to inquire if special arrangements can be made.*
Order by 11 am for Next Business Day Delivery within the Toronto area