Intro to Weaving
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Craft Habit Raleigh - 2423 Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh NC 27604
This class is open to ages 14+
In this workshop, you will learn beginner skills of weaving and create a small wall hanging with fiber artist Erin Kraftchick! She’ll show you how to warp a loom, the basic supplies you need for weaving, and how to make a rya knots and a soumak weave. With these skills and some practice, you can make other small items such as coasters or work your way up to making larger tapestries. We’ll provide all the supplies you need. You may find you’re ready for advanced techniques by the end of the session!
About the instructor- Erin Kraftchick has a degree in Art and Design with a focus on textiles. Her background is in sewing and costuming, but she also has a passion for all yarn arts such as weaving, crochet and macrame.
- An oval loom from Niroma Studio is included with your registration fee. These beautiful looms are designed and made in the US from sturdy oak hardwood, and finished with a clear satin varnish.
- Students will choose from a variety of yarns and other weaving fibers, to create a unique and personal project.
Students at Craft Habit get 10% off your entire purchase on the day of class! Be sure to arrive early enough to shop before class starts.
Food and drinks are not allowed in the classroom, due to safety concerns. You are welcome to bring water in a container that will not spill if knocked over. You may bring snacks to eat outside the classroom before or after class, or on a class break.
Class registrations are not refundable. If you cannot attend, you are welcome to find another person to take your place in a class. Please let us know their name in advance of the class starting.
Classes cancelled by Craft Habit WILL be refunded. We will do our best to reschedule classes, and we will refund class registration fees for any classes that we have to cancel for any reason.
To respect our teachers’ time, please arrive 5 minutes before scheduled class time unless advised otherwise. Late arrivals may miss important information and may not be able to catch up to the class. We cannot issue refunds for late arrivals. Please shop for your class materials in advance!