Workshops

Workshop registration form and cancellation policy appear at the bottom of this page. 


COlour and Design capture  WORKSHOP

Nancy Latchford is offering her popular two-day Colour and Design workshop on May 11 and 12, 2018.

Click here for more information: Colour and Design workshop


 

TATTING WITH A SHUTTLE: BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

Workshop Leader:  Lorraine Vallee-Moczulski

Morning workshop will cover threading and winding the shuttle, reading patterns, basic tatting stitches, and finishing.  Afternoon session will introduce advanced techniques.  Shuttles will be provided.  Supplies list provided upon registration.

Date:    Sunday, April 22, 2018

Times:   Beginners  9:30 am – 12:30 pm.        Advanced  1:30-4:30  

Fee:  Guild members $30 half-day, $50 full day (non-members $35 & $55) 

Registration deadline:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Bring your lunch!  Click here for flyer: 2018 Workshop Tatting & Advanced


 

WEAVE A PERMANENTLY PLEATED SCARF

Pat Zannier – patzannier@rogers.com

 DATE:  Sunday, March 4 (snow date March 25)      TIME:  9:30 – 3:30

LOCATION:  Boyle Community Centre, 530 Charlotte Street, London

COST:  $50 (non-members $55)  plus $5 materials fee payable to instructor on the day

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT DEADLINE:  Feb. 6, 2018

This workshop is suitable for all levels of weavers, using simple weaving and hand techniques plus application of steam to produce cloth with permanent pleats.   A four shaft loom is recommended, 8 shafts also work.  We will learn how to weave patterns on a plain weave base and then transform your cloth.  You will produce a sample in class, then continue at home to weave a scarf.

There will be a demonstration of finishing pleated edges and discussion for further exploration of woven pleats and textures.

You supply your own 4 or 8 shaft table loom.  A material list for yarns and loom set-up will be provided upon registration and payment.  Suggested warp:  yarn suitable for a scarf, such as 2/8 tencel, 2/8 bamboo or 2/10 mercerized cotton.  Sett: 20 epi. Weft yarn will include 2/16 orlec yarn and 2/16 bamboo and will be provided in lots of colours ($5 material fee).

There will be TENCEL sample cards available at the February 6 meeting if you wish to select colours to order.

permanent pleated scarf


 

LEARN TO WEAVE :  BEGINNING WEAVING CLASS

Members of the guild are provided with all the equipment required and can take equipment home to work on between classes.

INSTRUCTOR:  Pat Zannier:   patzannier@rogers.com     519-672-4992.                         Contact Pat for more information or to register for the course.

FEE:   $245.00 for members; $300.00 for non-members.  (Membership fee is: $55.00/year)

Cost includes the material fee;  All weaving equipment is provided

DATES OF CLASSES :  5 Saturdays —  March 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28 (note revised dates).

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH.

Location: Boyle Community Centre, 530 Charlotte St, London, ON

CLASS SIZE:  MAXIMUM 6 STUDENTS – Pre-registration required

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • how to warp a loom by yourself and basic weaving techniques
  • become familiar with looms and weaving terminology
  • how to select appropriate yarns, plan a project and keep records
  • be able to follow instructions for easy projects in Handwoven weaving magazine

SUGGESTED REFERENCE BOOKS (both available at Central Library)

  1. Learning to Weave, by Deborah Redding or Chandler, Interweave Press
  2. The Weaver’s Companion, presented by Handwoven Magazine/Interweave Press

Basic supplies you will need – bring to each class:

  • Binder to keep your notes and handouts
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Tape measure,  Few straight pins, A blunt tapestry needle
  • Scissors, Masking tape and a marker
  • Graph paper, 5 or 10 squares per inch
  • heavy craft paper or grocery bags cut to approx 12”  wide, need approx. 2 yards

Optional:  waste yarn or thin strips of cloth


Click on the links below to access the printable workshop registration form or the Workshop Cancellation Policy:

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