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  • February 2009

    Because of an outstanding enrollment in our February & March Basics classes we have added yet another Vävstuga Basics Class to the schedule, May 4-8th.

    Mark your calendars with Vävstuga Days April 28 – May 2. We are planning lots of beautiful Spring warps for your weaving pleasure. Bring your friends!

    The following week-long classes still have some openings:

    • Heirlooms, March 30-April 3.
      Come experience a variety of beautiful traditional Swedish techniques as well as fine-tuning your loom dressing and weaving skills.
    • Curtains and Drapes, May 18-22
      We have been researching some beautiful drafts for this class. We plan to have beams wound ahead of time to ensure more weaving time for each student.

    The following 2-day classes have openings:

    • Dubbelbinding Rug, March 23-24
      Striking designs are possible in this technique. the high quality linen warp along with either wool or cotton rags in the weft make a very sturdy and beautiful rug.
    • Traditional Rosepath, May 11-12
      Learn to design and weave these timeless geometric patterns. if you enjoy playing with colors, you will love this class.
    • Bound Rosepath, May 14-15
      This one-sided weave allows for very detailed geometric patterns, or actual pictures of people, animals, houses, or anything else imaginable that can be drawn symmetrically on a width of five squares. We will spend time learning to design as well as weave this intriguing technique.

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