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The Weaving Center Workshops

Upcoming Workshops at The Weaving Center

Lecture of “The World of Textiles”

September 26, 2019 at 7pm

Free of charge

Back by popular demand! Sister Bianca will give a slide show presentation of her travels in textiles around the world. Sign up by September 18th.

Beginner’s Workshop

October 22-25, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm

Fee: $150 plus materials

Learn about the warp and weft and how to operate a loom. Learn some new vocabulary as you explore with color and yarns to create a scarf. Bring your own yarns or select from our collection before October 5th to give us time to dress your loom. Instructed by Patrice & Tali. Sign up by September 24th (limited to 6 participants).

Working with Linen in 3/1 Twill

November 12-15, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm

Fee: $150 plus materials

Create a table runner or placemats. Learn how to work with linen. Instructed by Sister Bianca. Sign up by October 15th (limited 4 participants).

Two-Color Warps and Wefts

March 17-20, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm

Fee: $150 plus materials

Choose your own fiber and colors as well as a weaving pattern from Anne Dixon’s “Handweaver’s Pattern Directory” (pages 48-58). Come to The Weaving Center by February 21st to make your choices. Instructed by Sister Bianca. Sign up by February 18th (limited to 4 participants).

2 Week Beginner’s Workshop

May 5-15, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm

Fee: $300 plus materials

Learn (or refresh your knowledge of) how to plan and make a warp, dress the loom, tie it up and finally weave. Pick up a few new Finnish techniques and vocabulary in the process. Explore with color and texture for your project. Instructed by Tali and Patrice on countermarch looms (a limited number of jack looms are available upon request). Sign up by April 7th (limited to 6 participants).

Sign up for workshops by calling (914) 332-1948 during open hours!