Band Weaving, July 25-27, August 22-24.

Band Weaving

July 25-27, August 22-24;  Participants will use Inkle looms to create decorative and useful woven bands.  We will experiment with color and pattern, focusing on Scandinavian traditions.  Woven bands are fundamental to many world cultures.  The class runs for three consecutive days, for $225.  Price includes instruction, use of studio equipment, yarns, and materials.  Participants are welcome to bring their own yarn and looms if desired.  

 

Multi Shaft Double Weave; July 11-13, August 15-17

MultiShaft DoubleWeave

This class is for intermediate weavers who are interested in understanding double-weave block design.  We will be working on designing for 8 to 16 shaft looms.  Participants will gain an understanding of profile drafting as a design tool.  The potential for dynamic color interactions is vast.  $225.00 class price includes three days of instruction, use of studio weaving equipment, yarns and materials.  Participants may use their own yarns and looms if desired.

12 Shaft DoubleWeave
12 Shaft DoubleWeave

2017 Summer Weaving Class Schedule

The Tanzer Weaving Studio will be offering three classes this summer.  All three day classes are $225 and include instruction, yarns, and use of the studio weaving equipment.

Start to Finish;  June 20 – 22 and July 18 – 20.  Beginning to intermediate level.  Participants will learn how to draw out a design , set-up a 4 shaft loom, weave, and finish a project.  We will spend time on the design potential of color and texture, while producing a sound piece of cloth.  Participants will develop a better understanding of what makes a good piece of cloth based on the desired function of the piece.

Band Weaving; June 27 – 29, July 25 – 27, and August 22 – 24.  Beginning to intermediate level.  Participants will weave on Inkle looms to create decorative and useful woven bands.  We will experiment with color and pattern, focusing on Scandinavian traditions.  Woven bands are fundamental to many world cultures.

MultiShaft DoubleWeave; July 11-13 and August 15-17.  Intermediate level for people wishing to work with 8 shaft looms.  We will work on understanding and drafting double layer fabrics using 8 or more shaft looms.  Participants will gain an understanding of profile drafting as a design tool.  The potential for dynamic color interactions is inexhaustible. We will be using fine cotton and linen fibers.

Looms in weaving studio

Inkle looms in action

12 Shaft DoubleWeave
12 Shaft DoubleWeave

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New Works for 2017!  58″ x 30″, $1812.00.  Hand woven by me out of fine cotton thread.  The finished fabric is hand sewn on the stretched linen canvas to hang on the wall.  This piece can be hung vertically or horizontally.  17-2_web

Blue Night

Blue Night measures 40″ x 30″,$1250.00.  The cloth is handwoven by me with fine cotton thread.  The finished fabric is hand sewn to the stretched linen canvas frame to hang on the wall.

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