Tapestry Weaving – O'Fallon Parks and Rec

Tapestry Weaving

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$110.00

Location: The Station

Fee: $110.00  |  Date: Tue, April 9, 2019

Ages: 15 and up  |  Time: 6pm-9pm

Learn how to create a woven tapestry with techniques taught by an accomplished tapestry weaver.  In this class you will learn weft facing on a tapestry sampler frame.  True tapestry has a weft facing and the warp disappears in the structure and packing of the weave.  The goal for this class is to warp the little loom in the class and begin learning the technique of weft facing then joins and color shifts will be added.The class fee includes a loom handcrafted by your instructor, the warp thread and a tapestry needle.  Students are responsible for bringing a variety of yarn weights and preferred colors to the class.  Dyed long wool locks also add interest and students are welcome to bring those as well.  Your instructor is Robin Goatey of The Dancing Goats Farm.  He is an instructor at the John C. Campbell Folk School and past president of The Artisans Guild of Southern Illinois.  He is also an accomplished and award- winning craftsman is several arts including but not limited to woodcarving, tapestry weaving, ceramics and metallurgy.  He is a member of The American Tapestry Alliance and The Hand Weavers Guild of America.

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Location: The Station

Fee: $110.00  |  Date: Tue, April 9, 2019

Ages: 15 and up  |  Time: 6pm-9pm

Learn how to create a woven tapestry with techniques taught by an accomplished tapestry weaver.  In this class you will learn weft facing on a tapestry sampler frame.  True tapestry has a weft facing and the warp disappears in the structure and packing of the weave.  The goal for this class is to warp the little loom in the class and begin learning the technique of weft facing then joins and color shifts will be added.The class fee includes a loom handcrafted by your instructor, the warp thread and a tapestry needle.  Students are responsible for bringing a variety of yarn weights and preferred colors to the class.  Dyed long wool locks also add interest and students are welcome to bring those as well.  Your instructor is Robin Goatey of The Dancing Goats Farm.  He is an instructor at the John C. Campbell Folk School and past president of The Artisans Guild of Southern Illinois.  He is also an accomplished and award- winning craftsman is several arts including but not limited to woodcarving, tapestry weaving, ceramics and metallurgy.  He is a member of The American Tapestry Alliance and The Hand Weavers Guild of America.

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