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3D Weaving

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Presented by Textiles West at TWIL at the Manitou Art Center, Colorado Springs CO

Oct 21 2019
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Nov 11 2019

Students will learn how to warp their container and then weave using a variety of hand manipulated weaving techniques.

3D weaving is just that. It is weaving in 3 dimensions by putting a warp on a container from cardboard box to round bottle.

Students will learn how to warp their container and then weave using a variety of hand manipulated weaving techniques.

This is an ideal project to use left over yarn on and to recycle one of those small boxes that come in the mail. Students need no weaving experience.

Student supply list:

  • Small cardboard box (i.e. 6″x 6″x 6″)
  • heavy fork
  • a variety of yarns you would like to use up
  • scissors
  • notebook and pencil for notes

Class Level Concentration – The student will be invited to learn more about a certain subject and be expected to have had some experience with it or have taken a prior class. These classes will probably involve several sessions.

The instructor for this class will be Betsy Wintermute.

Instructor Bio:

Betsy started her exploration of spinning at the Southwest School of Art in San Antonio, TX in 1981 in a wheel spinning class taught by Doris Glenn. By then end of the 6 week class she had purchased her first spinning wheel.

In the years since Betsy has share spinning with both adults and children and has studied with spinners across the country including Rita Buchannan, Ed Franquemont and Joanne Ruane.

She has expanded her knowledge to include a variety of forms of spindle spinning and how to spin a vast array of fibers from both animals and plants. The learning continues.

ADMISSION INFO

Member Price: $100

Non-Member Price: $115

Contact: (719) 203-5581

Email: connect@textileswest.org

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TWIL at the Manitou Art Center

513 Manitou Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

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