Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom with Christine Anderson– Thursdays ( Late Winter)

$90.00$115.00

This class will explore weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom.

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Thursdays 9:30 am -11:30 am
February 24 – March 17

This is a 4-week class.

We have updated our pandemic protocols because of the new health recommendations from the CDC and local health officials guidance on Cape Cod, as well as for the health, safety and well-being of our students, staff and teachers.

CLICK HERE to review our updated Pandemic Protocols. 

 

This class will explore weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom.  Rigid Heddle Looms come in a variety of styles, sizes, and have the advantage of being portable and affordable.  A weaver can bring their own loom to class and take it home to use during the week.  The Rigid Heddle loom has other advantages, it is easier and faster to set up than traditional looms and is less expensive if a weaver is interested in purchasing one.    

 

The Rigid Heddle part of a loom divides the warp threads into two thread groups   and functions as a two-harness loom, producing an “over one, under one” weave structure.  However, many different types of textiles can be produced on this loom.  Instruction will include planning a project, warping the loom, preparing to weave, and exploring creating a textile, and finishing.

 

If you have an interest in learning to weave on a Rigid Heddle loom the Falmouth Art Center has a limited number of looms available for students to borrow.  Kindly let the center know if you will need to borrow a loom when you register for the class.

 

If you have questions, please contact Christine Anderson (774-487-2134).

 

 

REFUND POLICY:

Refunds will not be given within one week of the start of a class. Classes are not pro-rated, and there are no make-ups for missed classes. A $25 processing fee is withheld from all refunds.

The Art Center reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop due to insufficient enrollment, in which case tuition will be fully refunded.

If Falmouth Public Schools are closed due to weather conditions, we will be closed and the missed classes will be rescheduled.

Materials

Looms and weaving fibers will be provided; material fees will be assessed by individual project.

Instructor Bio

Christine Anderson, a weaver and fiber artist, finds the intersection of threads both basic and centering to her life.  Her work includes intricate woven tapestries of local landscapes and conceptual work that combines weaving with mixed media, including scanned digital images, handmade paper, fabrics, and beads.  Originally from New England she completed a BS in Art from Cedar Crest College and a MFA in Fibers and Handmade Paper from East Tennessee State University.

 

 

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