Weaving

2024 Weaving Classes – In Person

*Class times are currently in Pacific Time.

*Refunds or credit are only offered up to 72 hours prior to the start of class or workshop. *Full list of policies here.


 

Introduction to Loom Weaving

APR DATES: Saturday April 20 and 27th 10:00-12:30 pm ~or~

MAY DATES: Saturday May 18 and 25th 10:00-12:30 pm.

This is a two day beginner weaving class using an Ashford Knitters Loom, and includes equipment rental for a 2.5 week period.  Participants will learn how to set up and use the equipment. All materials included

MATERIALS (INCLUDED):

  • Participants will receive a 3 week rental of an Ashford Knitters Loom
  • 2x 100 grams of Cascade 220 in two colours of your choice.

APR DATES: Saturday April 20 and 27th 10:00-12:30 pm ~or~

MAY DATES: Saturday May 18 and 25th 10:00-12:30 pm.

COST: $150 (+tax) plus $80 deposit on the Knitters Loom.

Minimum 2 participants and max 4

INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Griffiths

Ruth started rigid heddle weaving in the mid-eighties, and then moved on to a floor loom. She recently rediscovered it with added enthusiasm due to the direct warping method. She also spins, knits, dyes, weaves on both rigid heddle and floor looms, and plays with cats. 

To register visit us in store, call 604-255-2577, or register online here to reserve your spot!


Frame Weaving Workshop

DATE: TBD

Photo courtesy of Ji Choi

This is a one day workshop that will open up a world of creativity and leave you with the skills and materials needed to continue on your fibre arts journey.

Participants will learn how to set up and use the equipment from warping, different stitches and techniques to finishing a beautiful tapestry piece.

Suitable for beginners, no prior weaving experience needed.

Materials (INCLUDED): Participants will receive an Ashford Weaving Frame and all the materials needed to create your own four colour tapestry.

DATE: TBD

COST: $150.00 (+tax) all materials included

Minimum 3 participants and max 8

INSTRUCTOR: Ji Choi

Ji’s weaving journey started during her university years using a variety of sizes of weaving frames and shaft looms. She has been working on frame weaving creations from little mats to huge wall hangings with different weaving techniques and diverse fibre materials. She is also a knitter and potter who studied Digital Craft Arts, which was a combination of fibre, ceramics, and metal crafts.

To register visit us in store, call 604-255-2577, or register online here to reserve your spot!


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