Beginning & Advanced Classes
2017


CLASS ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
Registration for all Guild classes is online, through EventBrite Find the EventBrite link with the information listing for each class. If you have a question or problem with registration, please contact the Education Chair via email, classes@weaversguildcincinnati.org, or leave a message in the Education voice mail box at 513.593.9442.
  • Registration two weeks before the scheduled date is required for all classes. Instructors need time to prepare and purchase materials for class. PLEASE NOTE: NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.
  • Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.
  • Refunds will be given if the class is not held or the date is changed.
  • Minimum enrollment for all classes is three (3) participants.
  • Maximum enrollment will vary with each class. Please note the maximum number of participants included in each class description.

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Classes by Date
03/30/2017Beginning Weaving on a Floor Loom-Part I
04/12/2017Intermediate Spinning 201
05/03/2017Fiber Basics for All Fiber Artists


Weaving
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Beginning Weaving on a Floor Loom-Part IJoy Thaler$135 + $10 loom maintenance fee members
$160 + $10 loom maintenance fee non members

Materials fee payable to the instructor
Do you think you have an interest in weaving? This 2-day class is designed to help you discover the magic, fun, and endless possibilities of weaving. Students will be introduced to some of the basics of weaving, including basic weaving terminology, parts of the loom and how they work, and then progressing to winding a warp, dressing a loom and reading a draft. The instructors will guide students through this process and you will complete either a wool or bamboo scarf in plain weave or twill. Bring a lunch.
Level: Beginners
Class limit: 6
Thursdays, March 30 & April 13, 9:30am-3:30 pmOpenRegister


Spinning
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Intermediate Spinning 201Pat Maley$135 members
$160 non members

$20 materials fee payable to the instructor
If you have just learned to spin, if you want to learn how to improve your spinning, or if you want to learn the tricks of spinning yarn to the size and texture that you want, this is the class for you. You will spin a variety of fibers, learn to make the wheel do what you want it to, and learn to control the size and type of yarn that you spin. Use a Guild wheel or bring your own.
Class Limit: 6.
Wednesdays, April 12, 19 & 26, 2017
9am to 1pm each day.
OpenRegister


Dyeing
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Dyeing Wool the Easy WayPat 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-3pmFullRegister


Felting
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link


Knitting
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link


Other Techniques
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Fiber Basics for All Fiber ArtistsPat 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
9am-2pm
OpenRegister