For the safety of my students ,the studio
is closed for group on- loom classes until further
notice. I am openby appt for one person at a timefor tutoring , yarns and
equipment. Please wear a mask and respect social
in the studio.
Current classes are held
on-line through ZOOM.Please contact me by email for further instruction on
how to register and connect online. Advanced
beginners can independently set up their looms and
have woven projects by reading directions in magazines
or have taken a basic4 Harness weaving class. Intermediate
taken the beginner drafting class and are familiar with
a computer weaving program and are confident withwinding warps
and more complicated threadings.
Inspired by Sound (on Zoom)
Thursdays - Sept 9 -
Oct 14, 2021
10am-3pm witha 45
minute lunch break.
this class , we follow a path with camera in hand,
to record what we seeand create a woven( stitched , quilted, etc.)
recordof thejourney .
In previous Path classes we used photos as
inspiration but this time , we are focusing on sound . For some
it may be song, a favorite piece of music, a
reflection on an instrument or it may be
the sounds in the environment- birds , ocean, rain,
wind chimes, a voice, Can a sound have texture
or color? Perhaps the materials used make a
sound.Think of vibration, rhythm, tones, sequence,
The on-line classrequires
, camera/phoneanda simple
to increase your color and tactile sensibility withoutthe stress
of “ am I doing it right” and to explore newtechniques
what you see or feel using what you have. As you
develop ideas, they willbe expressed as small woven or
using simple techniques. These may result as finished
as experiments that serve as stepping stones to future
Sessions will include an introduction to
the week’s assignment including visuals,discussions
,readings ,videos and a weekly check -in of work in
You will also develop a
deeper connection to like minded weavers as students share their techniques
processes and learn from each other.
For weavers- a loom ( rigid heddle,
tapestry or harness are fine) , internet connection with ZOOM
, a willingness to research and share processes as
a commitment to doing the workbetween
classes. Stitchers and Surface Designers are
Appropriate for all
levels but must be able to independently set up your
Refresher Course on your own
sessions - $225 ( within Pinellas County) by appt.
Session 1 Project planning -
at my studio, begin to wind your warp and
finish at home.
Session 2 Dressing the loom-
at your house. I will get you started threading
the loom. Finish at
your own pace .
Session 3 Tension the warp, tie-up
and start weaving. At your house.
Session 4 Finishing and planning
your next project- at my studio
Studio- what you need , when you need
it by appt in person or Zoom
One on One Project Planning $40 -
one hour session
Private tutoring by appt.: $20 /30minutes
Students currently enrolled in a class or those
with a studio card receive a 10% discount on yarn,
books and equipment if paying by cash or
check, 7% if
paying by credit card.
For those who have purchased a
used loom or have brought one
out of storage. I will
check your loom for any
missing parts or broken parts
and provide guidance in how to
bring your loom back to good
in person - within 10 miles of
on Zoom- show me pictures of what you have and
I can discuss what you need to get your loom
in running condition. I am familiar with most
makes of looms.
The following regularly scheduled
sessions are postponed until the studio
In studio class on a 4
harness floor loom. Student learn to design a
project, wind a warp, dress and thread their
loom . They learn to read a draft as they weave a
sampler of basic
structures and exploring
many variations possible in color
NO experience necessary .
All equipment and materials provided.
Painted Warps Workshop-
Location : Fiber
Studio - Dunedin Fine
Art Center 1143 Michigan
Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698
$150 members, $165 non-members
Explore the idea of color
movement by learning to paint a warp with Fiber
Reactive dyes. Students will learn how to make stock
solutions, how to lay out their yarns, apply and set
the dyes and then how to rinse the yarn without
tangling ready for the loom. We will also learn how to
paint coordinating weft yarns. Students will bring a
two 5yd prepared warps (20” maximum width) and skeins
to dye. They must be cellulosic fiber - cotton, rayon,
tencel, bamboo, etc. Blends are fine. I will send more
specific warping information several weeks before
class so there is time to purchase yarns and make the
Please register early. A $10 materials fee will be
collected in class.
Students who have previously
taken this class, can purchase an hourly studio
card at the main desk and
participate if there is room.
Please contact me if you are interested.
Feel free to contact
me for more information about any of the
classes or workshops