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Classes are at Guild House, Art Square Studios II at 2327 Commerce, Houston, TX 77002

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Come and Dye Day - Protein Fibers
Come and Dye Day - Protein Fibers
Bring skeined yarn, a wound warp or fabric, whatever takes your fancy to add a little color to. We will be using Lansaset dyes, a type of acid dye, which can be used on protein fibers (animal fibers, silk, wool). We will apply the dyes with either a brush or in ziploc baggie (no immersion dyeing). Come prepared to have a colorful day!
Fee includes dyeing supplies
Instructor: Tracy Kaestner


Available Qty: 8
Price: $75.00
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Weaving Classes

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving
Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving
Have you wanted to try out weaving? Knitters and spinners this is a great stash buster. Rigid heddle looms are an easy and inexpensive way to try weaving. Everything including the loom you will use is provided for this class, just come ready to have fun! Students will dress the loom and begin weaving a scarf or table runner in class. Looms will be checked out and weaving will be completed at home.
Fee includes materials for sampler and loom rental.
Instructor: D'Anne Craft


Available Qty: 6
Price: $85.00
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Beginning Weaving I - Floor Loom
Beginning Weaving I - Floor Loom
Interested in learning to weave on a floor loom? This class is great for those who have never woven, have woven on a rigid heddle loom or need a refresher. Students will learn how to dress a loom (wind a warp, thread the loom), weave a twill sampler and learn how to read a weaving draft.
Fee includes loom rental and materials..
Instructor: DeeDee Woodbury and Tracy Kaestner


Available Qty: 6
Price: $300.00
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Spinning Classes

Learn to Spin
Learn to Spin
In this class you will learn to spin beginning with a drop spindle and advancing to a spinning wheel. Participants will learn the basics of producing yarn from prepared wool. Drop spindles and wheels will be available to use during class and can be rented outside of class.
Fee includes materials fee for spinning fiber.
Instructor: Lynn Williams

Available Qty: 8
Price: $50.00
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Spinning: Next Steps
Spinning: Next Steps
You have taken the plunge and learned to spin on a spindle and spinning wheel. You get it, sort of, but it is still kind of rough. Come to this class and we will fine tune your spinning. We will talk about drafting styles, hand positions, different fiber preparations and you will get some spinning miles under your belt.
For beginning spinners, you need to have learned how to spin, at least the basics. Bring a wheel or inquire about using a guild wheel.
Fee includes materials
Instructor: Connie Elliott

Price: $45.00
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Introduction to Felting
Introduction to Felting
Learn to make the oldest known fabric, felt. In this class students will learn about the history of felting and the various breeds of felting wool from sheep, llama and alpaca. Different techniques will be demonstrated for making flat felt, balls, cords and flowers and the students will make samples using these techniques. Before the day is over everyone should have a number of samples.
Fee includes materials.
Instructor: Barbara Kile

Price: $50.00
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Saturday Beginning Weaving
Saturday Beginning Weaving
Interested in learning to weave on a floor loom? This class is great for those who have never woven, have woven on a rigid heddle loom or need a refresher. Students will learn how to dress a loom (wind a warp, thread the loom), weave a twill sampler and learn how to read a weaving draft.
Fee includes loom rental and materials..
Instructor: DeeDee Woodbury

Price: $300.00
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Saturday Project Weaving
Saturday Project Weaving
Designed to be the next step after a beginning weaving class, or as a refresher class. Students will plan and weave a project of either two towels, one scarf or a color gamp. On Day one students will plan their project and return the next class to wind warps and dress their looms. Topics covered will include dressing your loom back to front, project planning and tips for good weaving practices.
Fee includes includes loom rental, material costs not included.
Instructor: DeeDee Woodbury and Tracy Kaestner

Price: $325.00


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Indigo Dye Day with Connie Elliott
Indigo Dye Day with Connie Elliott
Take the challenge of learning a new method of dyeing!Indigo is a dye unlike most others. A dye that doesn't require heat or a mordant is called a ‘vat dye,’ and indigo is the most famous of them all. Come learn this method of dyeing, one of complex chemical reactions involving the very air itself.We will learn the basics of indigo dyeing, including what chemicals are needed and how to set up and maintain a basic hydrogen hydrosulfite/lye indigo dye pot. We will also have a pot of the newfangled freeze dried indigo, for comparison. We will work together to set up indigo pots and dye yarn and material.Participants will use the indigo pots as they learn some fun and funky shibori resist techniques with flour sack towels.
Fee includes all supplies
Instructor: Connie Elliott

Price: $85.00
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Guild House Policies:
Cancellation policy – To receive a full refund written notification to tkweaver1@gmail.com must be received 2 weeks prior to the first day of the class. No refunds will be issued after 2 weeks prior to the first day of class unless there is someone on the waiting list to replace you. There will be a $10 processing fee on all refunds requested by a student.
Cancelled Classes – A full refund will be given if a class is cancelled by the Guild House. Students will be notified when classes do not make.
Non-Attendance – Please notify the teacher of the class 48 hours prior to the class if you will be unable to attend a class as a courtesy to the teacher.
Returned checks – There is a $25 service charge.
Materials Fee – Most classes have a materials fee in addition to the class fee. This will be collected on the first day of class by the teacher. Please be prepared to pay with cash or a check.