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Weaving on a Triangular Loom
April 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn to do continuous weave on a 40-inch triangular loom to make a small shawl that can be worn as a cowl. Several finishing options will be demonstrated. Other weaving techniques such as bias weaving and cut strand weaving will be shown for future weaving projects on your own. Four hours should be enough time to complete the project but students that are not done will have the information to complete later, on their own. The loom is yours to keep and enjoy! This workshop sold out in 48 hours at the infamous Twist Fibre Festival.
• Triangular loom
Lise Marleau-Nesbitt – Lonely Oak Alpacas
Lise Marleau-Nesbitt is a fibre artist known for her one-of-a-kind felted, woven, knitted, hand-spun, hand-dyed garments and accessories showcasing her love of colour and texture. Her fibre of choice is the alpaca fibre from her own herd of alpacas but she also works with other fibres such as merino wool, silk and Bluefaced Leceister wool.
Maximum Number of Participants: 12
Cost: $75 for AO members $85 for non AO members
$90 for materials – please bring payment day of workshop