Weaving on A Floor Loom FridaysSept 21- Oct
1-4pm with extra weaving time on
Tues and Friday
includes all materials and
Learn the basics
of setting up and
weaving on a 4 harness loom. We begin by learning
about types of looms and
appropriate yarns for weaving. Students
will explore color while
weaving a sampler of the basic weaves and
their many variations.
This is a perfect course for anyone who is a complete
beginner or needs a
refresher on how to dress the loom and learn basic
available or students may bring their own.
Planning – floor loom or rigid heddle
1 hr session by appt. $40
$60 10% off with studio card
is a convenient way to
visualize many weave structures that are built on the
concept of blocks. I.e.;
log cabin, shadow weave, double weave, turned twill,
repp, bronson lace, and
more. You will learn to draw and code a profile draft
create your own designs
for future use.
on 4 and 8
Tues Sept.18-Oct. 23
10:30- 3pm with
extra time on Fridays
This session we
will explore end and end
threading, alternating colors and the effects that are
structurally and graphically. We will begin with
designing profile drafts. Then
each student will pick a structure to set up on the
loom. Structures include:
log cabin, shadow weave, double cloth, repp, turned
taquette. The class will
decide if they want to do individual projects or
sample all warps in round
included for those taking this 6-week session.
Towels continues this fall when there is
an available loom.
By appt on Tuesdays and Fridays:
12:30- 4:30 (4 hr sessions
–enough time to finish a project in one sitting.)
Check my Facebook page, Pam Pawl
Handwoven Textiles, for
when a new warp is ready.
Here’s an opportunity to be with
other weavers, try new
structures and techniques and to create a useful item
without committing a lot
of time or tying up your loom.Once a month, a loom in the studio will be set
up with a cotton or linen
warp in a variety of colors and weaves all inspired by
Handwoven and VAV
magazine towel projects. Warp widths range from 18-21”
in the reed- finished
widths 14” -19”. Choose yourweft
or change the
treadlings to create a towel , pillowor napkins of your own.
with a 36” max length per item. (aprox. $35-$45 for a
full length towel).Includes all materials.
Prerequisite: Able to read a draft
and know how to weave on
a floor loom.
Advanced beginners welcome.
New discount policy:
enrolled in a class or those with a studio card
receive a 10%
discount on yarn, books and equipment.
cards are available for $100 and are in
$10 increments .Studio
cardholders also receive a 10% discount on selected
on your own loom
4 sessions - $200(within
County) by appt.
1 Project planning -
at my studio, begin to wind your warp and finish
2 Dressing the loom-
at your house. I will get you started threading the
loom. Finish at
your own pace.
Tension the warp, tie-up
and start weaving. At your house.
Finishing and planning
your next project- at my studio
tutoring at my
studio by appt.: $50/hr +
$10/half hr. after that.
For those who have purchased a
used loom or have brought one out of
storage. I will check your loom for any
missing parts or broken
parts and provide guidance in how to bring your loom
back to good condition.
$50 within 10 miles of Dunedin, (+ mileage outside
of local area.)
To register, please call
or send e-mail as early as
possible as class size is limited. A $50
deposit will reserve
at the Dunedin Fine Art
1143 Michigan Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698
I will be teaching the
following class through the Dunedin Fine Art
They have a Fiber Arts room
with proper ventilation
and sinks for dye classes and rooms with large tables.
The Rigid Heddle classes are held at my studio
Sat and Sunday Sept 15,16,
Explore the idea of color movement
by learning to paint a
warp with Fiber Reactive dyes. Students will learn how
to make stock solutions,
how to lay out their yarns, apply and set the dyes and
then how to rinse the
yarn without tangling, ready for the loom. We will
also learn how to paint
coordinating weft yarns. Students will bring two 5yd
prepared warps (20”
maximum width) and skeins to dye. They must be
cellulosic fiber - cotton,
rayon, tencel bamboo, etc. -blends is fine. I will
send more specific warping
information several weeks before class so there is
time to purchase yarns and
make the warps. Please register early.There is a $10 materials fee paid directly to
Weave a Scarf
on a Rigid Heddle Loom
Monday, Wed Nov 11,13 10-4
Location: At my studio
two-day workshop, learn to weave a lightweight but
warm scarf on a rigid heddle
rigid heddle loom is a
simple frame loom with a slot and hole mechanism
through which the warp yarns
are threaded and allow the yarns to be raised and
lowered for weaving. It is portable
and can accommodate a variety of yarns and materials.
student will be provided with their own loom and will
learn how to design a
scarf, thread the loom, weave and finish their
project. Students are asked to
bring one skein of sport or worsted weight yarn. The
instructor provides warp
yarns and looms. A complete supplies list will be sent
person or online at DFAC.org under Classes or
Workshops/ Fiber Arts or
call 727 298-3322.
Please register early so there is time to order
Feel free to contact
me for more information about any of the
classes or workshops