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
10/23/2017Fancy, Fluffy, Feathery, Fun-Spinning Novelty Yarns
11/20/2017Beginning Spinning 101
12/05/2017Punch Needle Basics & A Wee Bit More


Weaving
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link


Spinning
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link
Fancy, Fluffy, Feathery, Fun-Spinning Novelty YarnsPat Maley$75 members
$100 non members

Materials fee payable to the instructor
Learn the basics of making novelty or fancy yarns. You will make spiral, slub, fuzzy, looped, and curled yarns, as well as adding insertions to yarn in this class. You will learn to cover and core spin yarns. These yarns can be incorporated as accent yarns in knitting and weaving and will maximize the characteristics of several fibers, including mohair, alpaca, and llama. Bring your own wheel or borrow one from the Guild, along with your lunch and beverages.
Class Limit: 8
Monday, October 23
9:30am-4:00pm
CanceledRegister
Beginning Spinning 101Pat Maley$135 members
160 non members

$15 materials fee payable to the instructor
Spinning is a relaxing way to obtain yarns for use in weaving, knitting and crocheting, and making braids and tapes. In these sessions, you will learn the basics – wheel mechanics, drafting sliver, and spinning on a wheel. The course includes an introduction to several fibers and a discussion of various types of wheels. You will learn how to ply yarn and how to finish the yarn you have spun. Use a Guild wheel or bring your own.
Class Limit: 6
Mondays, November 20, 27 & December 4
9:30am-2pm
OpenRegister


Dyeing
Class Instructor Cost Description Date Status Eventbrite Link


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
Punch Needle Basics & A Wee Bit MoreCindy Sturdevant$105 members
$130 non members

$10 materials fee payable to the instructor
In this class you will learn the basic techniques of punch needle, including dimensional punching. You will create an original design and color plan for that design. You will add further interest to your design by adding contrasting fabric background layers and/or embellishing with beaded, braided, lace, or piping trims of your choosing or design. You will learn a simple beaded trim technique. Hopefully, you will leave class with a work suitable for framing or a functional piece, such as a coaster or appliqué. Please note: Depending upon your design and plan for finishing your peice, some time outside class may be required to find materials, frames, or other objects to which you might attach your piece.
Let's get creative!
Class Limit: 8
For additional details and student supplies list, see the EventBrite listing.
Tuesday, December 5, Wednesday, December 6 & Thursday, December 14, 9am-12pm (all three days)OpenRegister