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August 19-22 , 2022

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This is a great beginner's course as well a good refresher for those with previous weaving experience. Interested in keeping up with future weaving workshops? CLICK HERE!

Cost

$450
Price includes loom use and yarn, expert instruction, meals and lodging.


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Schedule

Friday

  • 3:00 Check in
  • 4:00-5:30 Welcome
  • 5:30-6:30 Dinner
  • 7:00-9:00 Introduction, Overview of Workshop

 

Saturday-Sunday

  • 8:00-8:30 Breakfast
  • 8:30-12:00 Workshop
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-5:30 Workshop
  • 5:30-6:30 Dinner
  • 6:30-8:00 Evening Activities/Relax/Socialize

 

Monday

  • 8:00-8:30 Breakfast
  • 8:30-11:00 Workshop
  • 11:00-12:00 Pack up
  • 12:00 Lunch & Departure

Workshop Information

  • Weave one or two Krokbragd table mats
  • Krokbragd is a heavy fabric, used for rags, pillows, bags, and table mats.
  • It involves a simple warp, and a lot of color play!
  • Traditional motifs have multiple jagged lines. However a wide variety of motifs can be designed
  • It's a slow technique, but great fun. We will make coasters, fabric to sew along with commercial fabic for a bag, pillow, or placemats.
  • We will not be sewing in class; that will be done at home.
  • Krokbragd will be taugh on 4-shaft and 8-shaft looms
  • Rigid heddle and beginng weavers can weave a simple placemat.
  • Begin with a naked loom, and learn to dress the loom for weaving.
  • Shaft looms available for sale or rental after class, if desired.
  • Small class size, for teens and adults.
  • No prior weaving experience necessary.

Refund Policy

Full:

Nonrefundable:

About the Instructor

Patricia Morton has been weaving for over 25 years. As a “workshop junkie”, she has studied at numerous seminars and weaving conferences. She exhibited her work with four New England guilds, prior to relocating to Appomattox, Virginia. Her work has been featured in Handwoven magazine. She sells her handwovens online. Patricia loves to spread her passion for weaving. She has introduced numerous adults and children to weaving. She is co-owner of Treeditions, a weaving, woodworking, and weaving tools company. Treeditions is also a Leclerc Looms dealer. To find out more about Patricia and her craft go to www.treeditions.com

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Additional Information

Rustic but comfortable, bunkstyle lodging is provided. Please bring your own linens, pillow and toiletries.

Meals are provided from Sunday dinner to Wednesday lunch. Please let us know of any dietary needs.

An information packet will be sent to you, upon registration completion.

Our Mission

Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center's mission is to improve the quality of life through educating youth and adults in a natural setting.

Contact Us

Address:
1267 4-H Camp Road
Appomattox, VA 24522

Phone:
(434) 248-5444

Fax:
(434) 248-6749