Hand weaving on rigid heddle loom.
Pamela Palma Designs presents Tropical Textiles! A series of exciting weaving classes. Create your own wonderful hand woven things. Relax your mind, invigorate your senses, use your hands! Explore color and texture. Watch the magic unfold as you weave beautiful cloth from your own imagination! Classes are held at Studio 41, the Bakehouse Art Complex in colorful Wynwood.
Fees include materials, yarns, instructions, tools, rigid heddle looms, access to resources in a creative fiber studio environment. Register now using secure PayPal. Class Policies: Pre-Registration Required for All Classes. Class Fees are Non-Refundable. Classes Cannot Be Exchanged. More info 786-897-8856
Register online http://pamelapalmadesigns.com/class-registration/
Level 1 – Weave a Table Runner in 4 Colors
Introduction to Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom
You will learn weaving terminology, how the loom works and how to weave on a very simple heddle loom. Create your beautiful table runner, as you develop good weaving habits, get into the rhythms with straight, even beats and straight edges. Class includes pre-warped loom, gorgeous yarns, weaving tools and use of loom, starting and finishing techniques. All materials included.
3 Thursdays, 3 hours each from 1 – 4 pm. $240.00. August 6, 13, 20 OR September 10, 17, 24 OR October 8, 15, 22 Register online using secure PayPal http://pamelapalmadesigns.com/class-registration/
Level 2 – Design with Stripes and Plaids
Requirement: Level 1 or previous weaving experience
In Level 2 you will design a striped warp and set up your loom. We will explore color interactions in weft placements as horizontal and vertical stripes become plaids. Create a lovely and colorful cotton scarf or runner. All materials included.
3 Fridays, 3 hours each from 1 – 4 pm. $240.00 August 7, 14, 21 OR September 11, 18, 25 OR October 9, 16, 23 Register online using secure PayPal http://pamelapalmadesigns.com/class-registration/
Level 3 – Lace Weaves on the Rigid Heddle Loom
Requirement Level 2 or more
Design a lovely lacey panel to hang on your wall or in a window or use it to display your earrings! Select your yarn and warp your loom in a beautiful perle cotton yarn. Design a weft pattern repeat that incorporates two or more lace weave techniques. Finish with a rolled hem or rod pocket and you are ready to display your masterpiece!. All materials included.
3 Saturdays, 3 hours each from 1 – 4 PM $240.00 August 8, 15, 22 OR September 12, 19, 26 OR October 10, 17, 24 Register online using secure PayPal http://pamelapalmadesigns.com/class-registration/
Special One-Day Workshops are from 10 – 5. $200.00 One-day intensive. Explore tapestry techniques on either your frame loom or studio heddle loom. By appointment. One Space Remaining August 27, 2015. Call to schedule 786-897-8856 or email pamela@pamelapalmadesigns