Intro to Weaving Workshop at Trainyard General Store (Dartmouth)
Join Mary Anne Donovan, the weaver from House of Woolly Thyme, at Trainyard General Store in Dartmouth to create a one of a kind handwoven wall hanging for your home. This 4-5 hour workshop introduces beginners and fibre enthusiasts to the wonderful craft of frame loom weaving.
All materials are provided including a beautiful array of natural fibres, yarns and wool roving.
Topics covered in this workshop include choosing mixed fibres and textures, warping your loom, weaving stitches (tabby weaving, rya knots, and hemstitch finishing), creating simple shapes, and finishing your unique woven wall hanging.
No previous weaving experience necessary.
Final weaving dimensions: 8” by 16”
Date and Time: Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 11-4
Location: Trainyard General Store (53 Portland Street, Downtown Dartmouth)