The Weavers Guild
of Greater Cincinnati (WGGC)
|Classes by Date|
|05/03/2017||Fiber Basics for All Fiber Artists|
|05/13/2017||Weaving Bias Squares on a Nail Loom|
|05/20/2017||Make a Scarf from Your Bias-Woven Nail Loom Squares!|
|Weaving Bias Squares on a Nail Loom||Karen Anderson||$55 members|
$80 non members
$25 optional Materials Fee payable to the instructor
|In this class you will learn to weave on 3 1/2" square looms and 7" square looms using an afghan crochet hook. You will also learn two methods of joining the squares to make blankets, scarves, and garments. You may borrow OR purchase Nail Looms from the instructor.|
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|Saturday, May 13, 12pm-4pm||Open||Register||Make a Scarf from Your Bias-Woven Nail Loom Squares!||Karen Anderson||$45 members|
$70 non members
No additional Materials Fee
|In this class you will learn to make a scarf from your small and large bias-woven nail loom squares. You will learn two unique ways to join your squares and leave with a finished (or mostly finished) project!|
You will need to bring:
10 large and 18 small squares already woven with Scarfie or similar wool-acrylic single ply yarn (check with instructor)
Tapestry yarn needle
2 or 4 decorative buttons that coordinate with your yarn color
|Saturday, May 20, 9:30am-12:30pm||Open||Register|
|Dyeing Wool the Easy Way||Pat Maley||$65 members|
$90 non members
Materials fee payable to the instructor.
|Learn to dye wool fiber or yarn the easy way. We will dye using premixed dye so no chemistry is needed. Variegated and solid colors will be dyed. Colors can be mixed to get variations. Bring up to a pound of sliver, top, yarn, or fabric in small pieces or strips to dye. Materials to be dyed should be wool or other animal fibers only. There will be top available for purchase for those who don't have any. Bring your lunch; a refrigerator and microwave are available for use. |
Class limit: 4.
|Friday, January 13, 9:30am-3pm||Full||Register|
|Fiber Basics for All Fiber Artists||Pat Maley||$65 members|
$90 non members
Materials fee payable to instructor
|This is a condensed course in the characteristics of fiber for fiber artists. Weavers, spinners, knitters, and textile artists will study fibers that are both natural and manufactured. You will learn to identify fibers using the microscope and several other testing methods. You will study how these fibers react to dyes, heat, and chemicals in order to preserve them or alter them artistically. We will cover the proper methods of care. |
Class limit: 6.
|Wednesday, May 3, 2017|