Certificate of 4 Shaft Weaving - 1 year Course

What to Bring

  • Notebook & Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Darning needle
  • Ruler
  • Calculator

What to Wear

  • Casual and comfortable clothing

Appropriate For

  • Those who have completed an Introduction to weaving course, or have some 4 shaft weaving experience. The ability to wind a warp, dress a loom and weave tabby and basic twills is required before commencing the certificate.

Certificate of 4 Shaft Weaving - 1 year Course

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Tutors: Ilka White, Gerlinde Binning and Pat Jones
  • Dates: Fortnightly Sundays (excluding School Holidays) from July 23, 2017
  • Duration: 17 days throughout 12 months (July 2017 – June 2018)
  • Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

What You Will Learn

  • A combination of thorough weave theory, practical design skills and experimental approaches
  • Experience combining yarns, altering setts and appropriately finishing fabrics
  • Colour Theory as applied to Woven Cloth Design

What You Get

  • Yarn for all projects
  • A complete set of notes for class and future reference
  • Use of a 4 shaft table loom to take home between classes for the duration of the course
  • Expert skills-based tuition in handloom weaving

Description

This long-established course provides an excellent grounding in 4 shaft hand loom weaving for students who have completed an Introduction to weaving course, or have some 4 shaft weaving experience.

  • Excellent Tuition in 4 Shaft Weaving covering traditional structures and contemporary applications.
  • Colour Theory as applied to Woven Cloth Design
  • Experience combining yarns, altering setts and appropriately finishing fabrics.
  • A combination of thorough weave theory, practical design skills and experimental approaches.
  • Students finish up with a comprehensive folio of samples illustrating their competence in weaving over a dozen structures, plus variations.

Bookings and Payments

  • Discount for Guild Members
  • Deposit 10% paid on booking
  • 9 monthly installments (10%) from course commencement
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