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Whether you are a beginning weaver or an expert, we have a class for you! Get inspired, have fun, and gain the confidence you need to tackle any project.

 
 


RIGID HEDDLE I
3 Sessions $105
Begins Thursday, August 30, 10am–2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
This introductory class will cover the basics of weaving on this simple, yet versatile loom. By the end of the class you will be able to warp and weave on the rigid heddle loom on your own. We’ll cover weaving terminology, how to set up the loom and weave, and we’ll explore how to create a variety of fabrics and textures using a pick up stick. If you’ve
always wanted to learn to weave, but were afraid to try, this class is for you. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

DESIGN ON THE FLY—RIGID HEDDLE
1 Day $70
Saturday, September15, 10am–4:30pm
Benjamin Krudwig, instructor
An intermediate/beginner class for rigid heddle weaving with any yarn that you may have. This class is great for stash busting and learning how to release your inner designer.
BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

DOUBLEWEAVE
1 Day $70
Sunday, September 16, 9am–4pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Want to weave a blanket 45 inches wide, but your loom is only 25 inches? Would you like to weave a vest and not sew a seam or weave your name or draw a picture on the loom without using tapestry? If “yes” is your answer, then come try doubleweave. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A 4 SHAFT PORTABLE LOOM REQUIRED.

DESIGN ON THE FLY—TAPESTRY WEAVING
1 Day $70
Saturday, September 29, 10am–4:30pm
Benjamin Krudwig, instructor
A beginning class to learn some of the basics of tapestry weaving with the end product being a fun, fresh, and funky wall hanging. Great for learning color theory and some basic design skills. Also a great stash busting class. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $215
Begins Sunday, September 30, 1–3:30pm
1st class will be from 1–5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Become a weaver! Learn how to use a shaft loom to create fabrics and projects you’ve only dreamed of. In addition to warping, reading drafts and figuring yarn requirements, we’ll explore pattern weaves such as lace, summer and winter and overshot. The emphasis is on fun and the possibilities are endless. This is the beginning. Expect at least four or
five hours of homework per week in this class. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

INKLE WEAVING
1 Day $70
Sunday, October 7, 10am–4:30pm
Robin Wilton, instructor
Inkle Weaving is a fun way to learn about weaving without the investment of expensive equipment to start out. An Inkle loom is a portable belt loom that can be warped in an afternoon and woven in 3-4 hours. Inkle bands can be used to make belts, straps, bookmarks, ornaments and more. You will learn to warp your loom and read patterns so you can warp on your own. Finishing techniques will also be covered. ALL LEVELS WELCOME. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

RIGID HEDDLE II
4 Sessions $110
Begins Monday, October 15, 10am–2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Continue your mastery of the rigid heddle loom with more in depth pick up patterns, finger control techniques, supplemental wefts, hem stitching and designing projects. BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

8 SHAFT WEAVING
4 Sessions $95
Begins Wednesday, October 17, 6–8:30pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
By studying a variety of weave structures, you will learn how to make good use of those other 4 shafts. USE OF AN 8 SHAFT LOOM REQUIRED. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

BEYOND BEGINNING OR PICK UP TECHNIQUES ON THE INKLE LOOM
1 Day $70
Sunday, October 21, 10am–4:30pm
Robin Wilton, instructor
After you have learned how to set up an inkle loom and read a pattern, what’s the next step? Pickup! In this class we will learn Pick up techniques so you can make wonderful designs on your inkle bands. There are several styles of Pick up. We will learn one in this class with a simple set up. There will be examples of some of the other styles and patterns available in class if you want to try those in class or on your own. If there is time, we will talk about some other embellishment techniques. BEGINNING INKLE WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF AN INKLE LOOM REQUIRED.

TAPESTRY WEAVING
3 Sessions $150
Saturday, October 27, November 10 & 24, 1–4pm
David Johnson, instructor
In this workshop students will warp and weave tapestries using plain and soumak techniques. Class one will cover warping and learning the soumak knot. In class two we will explore plain weave and talk about designing for tapestry by using a cartoon. The final class will cover design elements and finishing techniques. As part of the fee, students will
keep their looms to allow them to work at home. ALL LEVELS WELCOME. MATERIALS PROVIDED.

CLASPED WARP AND FRINGE FINISHINGS
2 Sessions $70
Wednesday, November 7 & 14, 10am–2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Create a clasped warp scarf while learning how to thread your rigid heddle loom in a whole new way! Clasped warp allows for fun color shifts in the warp adding an unexpected twist to scarves. Also, expand your fringe finishing options with more hand finishing techniques.
BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM WITH 8 DENT REED REQUIRED.

WEAVING AROUND
2 Days $140
Saturday, December 1 & Sunday December 2, 9am–4pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Immerse yourself in two days of weaving and learn new weave structures. You’ll take home at least five samples. We’ll discuss techniques and possibilities. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. 4 SHAFT PORTABLE LOOM REQUIRED.

WEAVE A CROSSOVER SCARF
2 Days $125
Thursday, December 13, 10am–4pm &
Friday, December 14, 10am–3pm
Sally Kuhn, instructor
Learn this fascinating technique while weaving a scarf of fabulous Tencel. Students will select, wind, thread and weave the entire scarf in class using our Wolf Pup looms. ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

 

 
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We are conveniently located in the
Table Mesa Shopping Center
635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 8030

Tel: (303) 494-1071 Fax: (303) 554-6593
Email: shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Closed Sundays

Holiday Closures:
Monday, September 3, Labor Day
Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day
Tuesday, January 1, New Year’s Day
Wednesday, January 2, Closed for Inventory

Special Holiday Shopping Hours
We will be open Sundays on December 9, 16, and 23 from
1pm to 5pm for your shopping convenience.

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SPINZILLA IS COMING!
SPINZILLA IS COMING!
RUN TO YOUR WHEELS!

Spinzilla is a contest sponsored by The National Needlework Association to see who can spin the most yarn between October 1–7 (Spinning and Weaving Week). Find out more...

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
John Mullarkey
Tablet Weaving from Around the World
September 7, 8, & 9. Find out more...
Nancy Bush
Estonian Weekend
October 12, 13, & 14. Find out more...
Clemes & Clemes Weekend
November 3 & 4.
Henry & Roy Clemes, Instructors. Find out more...
Ann Budd
Better-Than-Booties Baby Socks
December 8. Find out more...

SHUTTLES SPIN IN & KNIT IN
Held the first Monday of the month except September.
Spin-In & Knit-In will be Tuesday, September 4
and on Monday, October 1, November 5 & December 3,
7–9:30pm. Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and spinners in an evening of good company.

COMMUNITY KNITTING
3rd Tuesday of the Month $5 Donation
September 18, October 16 & November 20, 7-8:30pm
We are happy knitters dedicated to helping children in need in our area. We are always eager to have new members! Come and join in the fun!
Find out more...

LOOMS FOR LOAN
If you are taking a weaving class from Shuttles and need to use a portable loom, table looms are available for use one week prior to class. Call the shop to reserve one. Purchase a floor loom and receive $100 off your choice of yarns. We also offer free shipping on your floor loom.

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Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins, Inc • Located in the Table Mesa Shopping Center 635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305
TEL (303) 494-1071 FAX (303) 554-6593 Open Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Visa/MasterCard/Discover


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SUPPLIES: YARN | WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | BOOKS | POLICIES & PERKS | MAP TO STORE | SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER | VIEW OUR STORE | HOME |
CLASSES:  WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | CRAFTS | WORKSHOPS & EVENTS | REGISTRATION | INSTRUCTORS
 | PRINT CLASS SCHEDULE | CLASS PHOTOS |