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April 2019

Freeform Design on the Loom with Nancy Marsh

April 12 - April 13
St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3800 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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Imagine weaving freeform designs, like damask or brocade, using a 4-shaft loom, with no pick-up stick! Freeform twill involves a simple 1-2-3-4 threading and a unique treadling system, which facilitate the development of weaver-created, two-dimensional design patterns. Over the course of this two-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of freeform twill, design theory, how to make and use a cartoon, and several variations of the freeform twill technique. Once you know it, you can apply this technique to hand…

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November 2019

Rug Hooking Workshop

November 16 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3800 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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$30 – $95

Bloomington Spinners and Weavers Guild is hosting a rug hooking workshop with well known local fiber artist, Jean Haley.  Jean uses natural dyes to prepare wool fabric which she then cuts into strips and hooks to create rugs and other items. In this one day workshop, students will learn basic hooking techniques, while hooking a coaster or holiday ornament.  Sign up online or print and send the form. Workshop fee to the BSWG is due by October 31, 2019. Materials fee is…

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