Intro to Tapestry Weaving

CCOM 1714

Tapestry WeavingIntro to tapestry weaving is a 6-week introductory course that teaches basic terms, definitions, and loom set up. It explores tapestry weaving, but focuses on 3 weaving techniques and a few finishing techniques. The weaving will be done on a frame loom, which is small and portable.

a fork
a fine tipped sharpie or other permanent marker
masking tape
6-8 colours of wool (can be purchased through Good Fibrations)

Equipment: frame loom (email for instructions on how to make one, or can be purchased for $50)

Instructor: Andrea Butler
Dates: (Spring) Mondays, TBA, Fall 2017 (6weeks)
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Good Fibrations, 91 Germain Street Saint John
Course fee: $185 (plus HST)

About the instructor:

Andrea Butler graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, with a major in textiles. She was awarded the Reginald D. Evans Fund, Centennial Scholarship for high standing in academics and studio practice. Since graduating, Butler has held solo shows and been part of several group shows. Andrea has received two Emerging Artist grants from the NB Arts Board. She was one of four Canadians chosen as part of the American Tapestry Alliance Biennial 6, an international tapestry exhibition that traveled the USA for 2007. In 2009, artsnb awarded her with a Saint John Regional Grant to create three large-scale tapestries that hung on the exterior east wall of Imperial Theatre in the fall of 2010.

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