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Weaving Workshop with Dahlia Popovits -Weave a Clasped Weft Scarf

Dates vary between June 5, 2024 - June 6, 2024
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     Wed/Thurs June 5-6 10AM-3PM


    Weave your own, uniquely designed generously proportioned scarf in a clasped weft technique using luxury yarns, and wear your scarf home at the end of the session. This is a fun workshop to learn how to weave on a rigid heddle loom, and enjoy the company of other weavers while weaving your own scarf. No previous experience is necessary, as you will be guided by Dahlia through the weaving design and finishing process.  
















    Weaving Workshop with Dahlia Popovits (9/18-9/19)

    from $295.00

    Warping the Rigid Heddle Loom

    Price: $260 members/$290 non members (+ $35 materials fee)

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    Dahlia Popovits has been designing and weaving extraordinary clothes and accessories for over 40 years. Utilizing her award winning handwoven textiles, made with the finest yarns from around the world, she is happy to be able to share her knowledge through her upcoming workshops.

    This workshop is designed to give students a thorough and intensive grounding in direct warping and hand weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Learn to warp and dress a rigid heddle loom through direct warping. We will explore choosing type and composition of warp yarns, calculating yarn requirements for projects, sett analyses, and fabric finishing techniques. You will make a warp which will be of your own design, weave it off and remove from the loom by the end of the class. No experience is necessary. You will have the option of taking home a new Schacht 15” Cricket loom ($240.00), that is fully assembled, at the end of the class. This is a 2 day workshop. Hours- 10-3, both days. Materials Fee: $35


    Only the finest designer yarns are used for weaving during the class.  All yarns are natural fiber, and many are limited edition yarns from all corners of the world. Cotton, silk, rayon, bamboo, ribbons, chenille, boucles, all of varying thicknesses and colors will be available. Your class fee includes use of a portable rigid heddle loom pre-warped and ready for weaving as well as an extensive  variety of natural fibers to choose. Classes are limited to 6 people per session. This is a great experience for groups of friends or family members for a fun time!

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    Creative Arts Center in Chatham, Inc.

    154 Crowell Road, Chatham, MA 02633