Upcoming Weaving, Spinning & Dyeing classes!

by | Aug 2, 2015


Beat the heat, come and learn something new at the Guild House! We’ve got some exciting classes coming up, don’t miss out, sign up today!

Come by and visit the Guild House Gallery – we have all new inventory for August. Lots of beautiful goodies to choose from!

Twill Sampler

Weave 121 twills without having to thread a loom! DeeDee Woodbury has threaded one of the Guild House looms with a cool twill sampler. Personalize the sampler by choosing your own weft color. Sign up and we will contact you to schedule your weaving sessions, allow 2 sessions to complete. Must be able to read a draft.
$75.00 includes materials and handout
Twill Sampler

Floor Loom Weaving Classes
with DeeDee Woodbury and Tracy Kaestner

Beginning Weaving – learn the basics and weave a sampler
   4 Tuesdays beginning 8/18
   4 Saturdays beginning 8/29Floor Loom
Project Weaving – weave the project of your choice
   6 Tuesdays beginning 9/1
   6 Saturdays beginning 8/15

See the class listings for details.

Learn To Spin
with Lynn Williams

2 Saturdays September 19 & 26Spinning
If you have been wanting to learn to spin, now is the time!
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.

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving
with D’Anne Craft

Saturday, August 22
Rigid Heddle LoomHave 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.

Watch the website class listings, more classes are being scheduled for 2015 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

To sign up for Classes:
On-line – 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