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Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July

Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop - July

$ 70.00

Date: July 13th, 2019

Time: 2:00-5:00 PM (3 Hours)

Location: 169 54th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220

Difficulty Level: Beginner

Ever been curious about the woven wall décor that’s been popular lately? Catch weaver fever and learn all the basics of Tapestry Weaving in this beginner friendly workshop.

This class will be taught by Jennifer Fleischer of Ibu Textiles

Over the course of 3 fun and relaxing hours, you’ll be taught skills needed to create and design your very own wall hanging. In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to set up the warp thread on a cardboard loom
  • How to do weaving stitches including plain weave, soumak, and rya knots
  • How to add fringe and tassels
  • How to incorporate a variety of fiber weights and textures
  • How to plan and execute your own design 

All of the following materials are available for use during the workshop: yarn, needles, loom, rulers, pencils, scissors, dowels. cardboard

Students can also bring their own yarn that they want to incorporate into their weaving.

Students also have the option to purchase a wooden loom and additional materials to continue with the craft after the workshop.

Instructor Biography

Fiber artist Jennifer Fleischer is the owner and founder of Ibu Textiles, a line of hand woven products designed and created in New York. Based in Queens, she weaves each unique piece by hand. With the use of floor and frame looms, she likes to blend traditional and experimental techniques. Her current line exhibits a strong design aesthetic inspired by her experiences finding peace and calm in an urban city. Traveling plays a vital role in her inspiration as well, and the name itself, Ibu, means 'Mother' in Indonesian. She currently resides in Queens, N.Y. with her husband, Nate, and a plant named Clementine.  

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