Color in Rigid Heddle Weaving explores basic and advanced techniques for creating plain weave that is anything but plain! A variety of samples from stripes, plaids, houndstooth, hand dyed, and textured fabrics will discussed. Participants will plan a project, warp, and start weaving in COLOR!
Prerequisites: Basic experience with rigid heddle weaving is a necessary prerequisite for this course. Participants should be able to demonstrate the following techniques: warping a rigid heddle loom, plain weave
The following materials for the class are curated to facilitate your learning experience. These supplies are not included and must be purchased separately. The fee for this class is only for the instruction.
Supplies you are required to bring:
Please consult the instructor, Josh Steger, prior to class for assistance with selecting materials. Ph. 920-819-5575 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This class meets for up to 4 hours on Sunday, November 19, 2023 from 10:00am-2:30pm CST with a 30 minute lunch break determined by the instructor. Please contact us with any questions about registration.
Conference Room 3. This class is held during the All Fiber Arts Retreat 2023 at the Stone Harbor Resort & Conference Center in Sturgeon Bay, WI. A conference room is reserved for our use at the back of the main festival space. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow yourself time to get situated. Class will begin and end promptly within the agreed upon times with the instructor as scheduled. Please notify us prior to the class if you need any accommodations.
About the Instructor
Josh Steger began his journey as a fiber artist at a young age when he learned to knit, crochet, and sew. Josh always felt inspired by yarn and what you can make with it. It was a natural progression when he started to dye wool, spin it into yarn, and ultimately, create surface designs. In 2013, Josh formally launched his fiber arts studio, Icon Fiber Arts, as a part buds ‘n bloom. Josh's experience as an instructor is well rounded. He formerly worked for United Healthcare in Green Bay as a Trainer and Learning Specialist. He has taught classes for Traveling Treadlers Fiber Arts Guild and the Bay Lakes Knitting Guild. He also provides one on one instruction for knitting, crochet, weaving, felting, hand spinning, and dyeing.
Attendance & Cancellations
This class is a group style seminar with a minimum of 2 students to go forward and a maximum of 10 students. If the class minimum is not met, a full refund will be provided. A refund will be provided to attendees if notice is sent 3 business days in advance of the scheduled class. There is no refund or partial refund for the class for missing the session. You may transfer your reservation to another person if your cancellation is within the 3 business days before the start of class. In the unlikely event of inclement weather that would prevent the class from meeting, the class will be extended and rescheduled as determined by the Instructor. Please contact us promptly for any changes required in a reservation.
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