• All Levels
  • Fibre Arts

This ten-week course is about exploring the physical properties of the line and the possibilities of constructing tangible objects using linear material with textile construction approaches. Specifically, we will be experimenting with the technique of weaving & interlacing. In this course we will be building our own looms, as well as exploring a variety of linear materials and techniques for working with them to create various forms or three-dimensional drawings.

Key topics will include basic basketry (coiling and plaiting), building your own loom, and an introduction to weaving techniques.

10 Weeks: Base Tuition: $349 + Materials Fee: $40 = Total: $389

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
800Colleen McCartenSept. 17, 2019 to Nov. 19, 2019
TERM - Fall 2019
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
10-week courses$389.00

What you will learn

  • An introduction to textile construction techniques with an emphasis on material exploration
  • Basketry (coiling & plaiting)
  • Tapestry weaving; from building a DIY loom to a variety of tapestry weaving techniques
  • Exposure to contemporary & historical artists working within the realm of textiles

Materials to Bring

  • Fabric scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Binder clips (small)
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Pencil crayons/markers
  • Various weights of yarn & linear material
  • Wide tooth comb or fork