The LDWS Executive wanted to let all of our members know that Boyle Community is Closed due to the Covid -19 situation. So all activities, meetings, and classes will be suspended till further notice. We will be monitoring the timelines and will do our best to keep everyone informed about when we are able to reconvene. If you have registered for a class there will be some communication coming to discuss future dates. The Executive will be conferencing by phone/email this week to see the scope of the proposed closure. Perhaps this is the time to complete that project you have been setting aside, or get some fresh inspiration from your stash!
LDWS President, on behalf of the Executive
Learn to( Weave) Twine A Rug
Come out and join like-minded fibre enthusiasts to learn a new method (or hone an already known skill) to create rugs. LDWS’s own Dan Lajoie is leading a workshop on Rug Twining – Part One is on Friday March 20th from 6 pm to 9 pm Part Two will follow the next day on Saturday March 21st from 9 am to 4 pm.
During this workshop, participants will learn how to plan a project like this including planning for your rugs’ size and design; warping a rug frame loom; preparing your weft materials and how to weave your rug using two basic techniques (standard and counter twining).
Dan has built specialized looms for this event which will be available for $15.00 (rental fee payable directly to Dan) to be used by registrants for the duration of the workshop. The looms will be available to purchase at the end of the event by anyone interested for $50.00 (minus the $15.00 rental fee already paid).
Dates:Friday, March 20, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm AND Saturday, March 21, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, (includes a one-hour lunch)
Workshop Costs:Workshop – $80.00 (Members); $85.00 (Non-Members) includes class notes
Additional Costs:Loom Rental – $15.00 payable directly to Dan Lajoie at start of workshop.Participants will also be required to provide your own weaving material (weft) and prepare your weft material in advance of the workshop. Additional instructions about these required advanced preparations will be sent to participants once your completed registration form and full payment of the workshop registration fee have been received.
Sold out, registration closed.