Upcoming Weaving and Spinning classes!

by | Mar 25, 2015


It’s Spring! Time to learn something new! We’ve got some exciting classes coming up, don’t miss out, sign up today!

Beginning Floor Loom Classes

imageBeginning Saturday, March 28th and April 4th

You asked for it, floor loom weaving classes on Saturdays. If you’ve had a class before the project class is for you. Pick a project you want to do and DeeDee will guide you through all the steps in the process,begins this Saturday March 28!

Never woven, sign up for the Saturday Beginning Floor loom class, starts April 4.

Now is the time to get started!

Spinning Classes

Spinning Next Steps – this Saturday, March 28
Know the basics, take your spinning to the next level with Connie!

Spin Doctor – this Saturday, March 28
Have a specific topic you’d like to work on, let our spin Doc Connie know and she will be prepared to help you out!

Learn to Spin – Saturdays May 9/23 – If you have been wanting to learn to spin, now is the time!

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving
Saturday, April 18

imageHave 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.

$80, includes materials

Sign up now so you can get your cotton and thread your loom!

imageUnderstanding Color Part I
Saturday, April 25 and Sunday April 26

Do you ever wonder why you don’t get the color results you expect in your projects? Or why that lovely hand-painted yarn doesn’t look at all the same when it’s woven or knitted? This class is geared toward fiber artists, but should help artists working in any medium take a giant step forward in learning how to deal with color in their projects. Through a series of exercises, students will learn the basics of color theory and the principles of both pigment and optical color mixing.

$150 – includes 2 days of fun plus supplies

Click Here for details and to sign up for classes at the Guild House

Watch the website – more classes are being scheduled for 2015 – coming soon Indigo dyeing, Felting and Basketry classes! Are there any topics you’d like us to cover. Just drop us a note!

CHH/Contemporary Handweavers of Houston has a classroom space called the Guild House. All classes are held at the Guild House; 2327 Commerce Street; Houston,TX 77002 in historic East Downtown

Bios on all of the teachers are on our website -www.weavehouston.org .

To sign up for Classes:
On-line http://www.weavehouston.org/classes
or Contact:
Tracy Kaestner, Director Guild House
tkweaver1@gmail.com; 832-767-5441
Guild House at 2327 Commerce Street, Suite 6; Houston, TX 77002

“Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.”

– Frederick W. Robertson