Masters of Deflection Workshop March 2nd - 5th, 2020
Mystery Weave, Deflected Double Weave, Cell Weave - it has as many names as it does possibilities according to Doramay Keasbey. In this workshop we explore the dramatic possibilities of deflected double weave.
Students will be provided with an individual warp and draft for 8-shaft looms with full instructions for warping.
Day 1 - Warp selection and loom dressing, winding/dressing demos
Day 2 - Color presentation - weaving samplers, selvedge demos
Day 3 - Complete samplers, start designing scarves, powerpoint presentation 1
Day 4 - Continue weaving scarves, powerpoint presentation 2, cut off, group discussion
Instructor: Elisabeth Hill
Length of Class:
Four Days, 9 am - 5 pm (hour lunch break).
Able to warp a loom, change tie-up and follow a draft
Materials Fees: $50.00, payable to instructor at time of workshop
Supplies, Equipment, Preparation Student Must Supply:
An 8-shaft loom, 2 shuttles, 4 bobbins, notebook/pen, scissors, tapestry needle, measuring tape.
As part of the materials fee, each student will receive a 6-yard warp with a detailed draft and set of instructions for warping, coordinating weft material and detailed handouts.
Cost: $380. A $150 deposit is required to reserve your spot. Balance of $230 is due by December 31st, 2019.
Note that we will be taking people on a first-come, first serve basis and will be wait listing when the class fills. We will notify you if you are wait listed.
Venue: Yarnorama. Note that the shop will be closed to outside visitors/ customers during the workshop days.
Workshop refund policy:
Cancellations through December 31st will be refunded less a $100 cancellation fee, IF we are able to fill the spot with someone else.
After December 31st the workshop fees are non-refundable.
About the Instructor:
Lisa Hill has a reputation as an energetic, dynamic teacher, with the ability to clearly communicate the most intricate weaving concepts. Her workshops are infused with keen insight, a deep understanding of weaving heritage, and her wonderful sense of humor.
She has been weaving for over 20 years, completing a 6-year Master Weaver Program at Hill Institute in Florence, Massachusetts in 2012. She teaches around the country at such prestigious locations as Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and John C Campbell Folk School. She is also a faculty member of the Vavstüga Weaving School. Visit her website at www.plainweave.net.