Intro to Tapestry Weaving
June 10 and 11
Saturday 1pm - 5pm and Sunday 9am - 1pm
Emily is back! This two-day workshop is a fantastic opportunity to learn the basics of tapestry weaving from Grand Marais artist, Emily Wick. Emily is a self-taught weaver who's work at North Woven Goods draws inspiration from the Boreal forests and wild North Shore of Lake Superior. Emily and Dorothy (Dappled Fern owner) will collaborate to create an inspiring and supportive space for you to try out a new craft and connect with other creative folks in the area!
You will choose from patterns provided to make a a tapestry similar to the one pictured above in the colors of your choice. You will leave the class with a 10" weaving of your own creation (started and possibly completed, depending on your pace), a wealth of knowledge, a sense of empowerment, and all the tools you need to continue your weaving journey!
Topics covered will include:
Basics of weaving
Warping the loom
Simple color transition
Finishing with a hem stitch
Cleaning up the back
Mounting on a dowel
Tools and materials provided:
10-inch tapestry loom
Basic patterns to follow or adapt
Materials not provided:
3 skeins of worsted or bulky weight yarn in different colors.
You may purchases at Dappled Fern or bring your own.
We cannot offer refunds but you are welcome to send someone in your place or donate your space for us to fill with someone who could use a break!
Early Bird Registration:
$188 until April 6, 2023 at 10am.