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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center


TEX 04 - Fingerwoven Braids and More


with Noor Iqbal

Calendar Feb 8, 2020 at 10 am

In this one day workshop, participants will explore the art of fingerweaving, making flat and round braids that take inspiration and technique from several vibrant cultures, from the "ceinture fléchée" sashes of the Canadian voyageurs to the kumihimo braids of the Japanese samurai. Please bring a sack lunch.

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TEX 05 - Understanding Weaving Drafts


with Noor Iqbal

Calendar Feb 15, 2020 at 10 am

*NOTE:  New Day!*

This workshop builds upon the introduction to weaving theory (offered January 18), and dives deep into weaving drafts and profile drafts. Students will dissect a draft, gain an overview of categories of weave structures, and explore profile drafting and substitutions. Please bring some graph paper or blank weaving drafts to use during the class.  Please bring a sack lunch.

TEX 06 - Getting Comfortable with Warping


with Noor Iqbal

Calendar Mar 21, 2020 at 10 am

Do you want to become comfortable with the process of warping a loom? In this short course, we will overview the steps involved in winding a warp and dressing a loom, discuss the pros and cons of various methods, and then spend time making small warps and dressing looms using the back-to-front method. Students will practice the warping process several times. Note: students will not be weaving in this class. Please bring a sack lunch.

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