Beginning Weaving: Session 1
In this eight week introduction to the versatile 4-shaft loom, students will learn basic weaving techniques using floor and table looms. Students will learn how to warp and operate a loom, weave samplers of various loom-controlled patterns, experiment with a variety of fibers, and learn basic finishing techniques to create several unique hand-woven items. Traditional weaving patterns and materials will be used.
Instructor: Jane Plaugher
Date: Tuesdays, January 14 - March 4
Time: 6:00-8:30 pm.
Cost: $165.00 including basic materials.
Location: Edwin Duncan Hall 311
Registration will begin on the following dates, and remain open until this class start date, or until this class reaches capacity:
- FALL SESSION: August 1 at noon
- SPRING SESSION: December 1 at noon
- SUMMER SESSION: May 1 at noon
PLEASE NOTE: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.
Jane Plaugher, weaver, spinner, knitter, crocheter and needle-felter is a retired RN and Social Worker who has turned her retirement into an opportunity to share the fiber arts she loves and enjoys. She has studied weaving with local weaver Ruth Smith and has taught with Ruth in the Craft Enrichment Program. As a spinner her yarns are featured in several yarn shops where she also teaches the fiber arts.
PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. If space is available, instructors are often able to add new students at the second class of a multi-week class. Please contact Eric Reichard to inquire if you can join a class late. If a class is beyond the second class meeting, contact Jack Chambers to be added to the mailing list. Contact information is at the bottom of the page.
Director: Eric Reichard, 828-262-6360
If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Jack Chambers at 828-262-2933 or email Jack Chambers.