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Folk School: Inkle Band Weaving
March 28 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 4, 2023
Inkle Band Weaving (March/April 2023)
Finnish American Folk School
Instructor: Phyllis Fredendall
2 sessions: Tuesdays, March 28 5:30-8:30pm + April 4 5:30-8:30pm
Jutila Center Fiber Studio room 105 (Masks are required in the fiber studio)
Class fee: $60
Optional pick up project fee: $40 (paid directly to instructor)
Last day to register: 3/23/23 or when sold out
Design and weave a colorful strap using an inkle loom. Class one includes design work, loom dressing and how to weave. In the second class students will take their bands off the loom and finish them for the end use: belt, hat band, bag strap garment trim – even an instrument strap with prearranged fittings. In the second session, experienced weavers inspired to work in a more complex structure will learn the pick-up technique to weave words and patterns and keep the looms for an additional week. Looms are available for use at home with a refundable deposit. No experience necessary.