Sat, Oct 22|
The Dalles Art Center
Beginning Tapestry Weaving with Kristi Strasen
Kristi Strasen will teach you the principles of basic tapestry weaving on a hand loom in this two day class.
Time & Location
Oct 22, 2022, 10:00 AM PDT – Oct 23, 2022, 3:00 PM PDT
The Dalles Art Center, 220 E 4th Street, The Dalles, OR 97058, USA
About The Event
Participants will learn the principles of basic tapestry weaving including planning a weaving; warping a small frame loom; keeping edges straight; joining colors; various edge finishes including fringe types; working in ends; finishing a tapestry.
Instructor will supply looms; weaving tools; yarn; scissors and small notebook. This is a two day workshop. Students should bring a sack lunch both days.
Saturday, October 22nd 10am - 3pm
Sunday, October 23rd, 10am - 3pm
Workshop cost: $180
Material cost: $20
Students will have the option of purchasing their looms at the end of the class. Cost TBD.
Kristi Strasen has 35+ years’ experience in textiles and is the principal of Textiles+Color – a textile design and color consulting business. She is also the owner of LittleWeavingsCo – a company producing artisanal, one-of-a-kind pillows and tapestries. Her work can be seen at https://www.littleweavingsco.com/
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