::virtual:: Tapestry Weaving Basics

Learn how to weave using a frame loom.

Cost:

$65.00 per person

Per Session:

2h 30min

About this experience

Explore the creation of tapestry weaving from start to finish! Learn to create patterns, select a color pallet, and the basic weaving stitching techniques needed to create a wall tapestry all your own! In this class you will learn about materials and tools (materials include your own Funem Studio frame loom to keep!) as well as basic design and weaving techniques.

Workshop fee includes a small frame loom, shuttles, plenty of yarn and fiber, warping cotton, a Loome weaving comb, and a weaving needle.

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All classes meet virtually via Zoom. You will be provided with a link in advance of the workshop.

This is a beginner class - no previous skills required and all ages 7+ welcome. Price includes thoughtfully sourced materials (no additional materials fees) that will be available for pick-up or delivery to you (locally via e-bike and otherwise via USPS - shipping costs are not included in class fee) in advance of the workshop. Students also get a one-time use 15% off discount card for use during and up to two weeks following the last class session.

CANCELLATION POLICY // Wild Hand is happy to offer a store credit refund for cancellations made a week or more in advance. For cancellations made less than a week in advance we can offer a 50% store credit refund.

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MELONIE WALLACE is a fiber artist in South Philadelphia. Having studied fine art and art history in Italy, her fiber art combines her approach to classic oil painting and her passion for travel and world culture; combining global textures, form, and color into one medium. After the birth of her son in 2015, Melonie began transitioning from oil painting to textiles and quickly found this new tangible medium to be her most meditative and yet quite expressive. She created fibre studio in 2018 with the hopes to be able to share her love for textiles with others.