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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
Sessions $90
Begins Thursday, January 9, 11am–3pm
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. In addition, 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.

DOUBLEWEAVE
Day $80
Sunday, January 19, 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.

4 SHAFT BEGINNING BASICS
Sessions $145
Begins Wednesday, January 22, 6–8:30pm 1st class 6–10pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Learn the basics of four shaft weaving in four short weeks.
You’ll warp the loom, figure yarn requirements and read drafts. This class will give you a solid foundation in four shaft weaving while showing you the fun of weaving. Expect four or five hours of homework each week. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

FASCINATION WITH FOUR
days $130
Friday, January 24 & Saturday, January 25, 9am–4pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
In this round robin workshop you’ll study a variety of 4 shaft weaving structures. You’ll take home samples and ideas for your own projects. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. USE OF A PORTABLE LOOM REQUIRED.

CLASPED WARP AND FRINGE FINISHINGS
Sessions $80
Tuesday, January 28 & February 4, 11am–3pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Learn a whole new way of warping on the rigid heddle loom that allows for color shifts in the warp! In this class students will weave a clasped warp scarf and learn more fringe finishing techniques to add to their toolbox. BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

8 SHAFT WEAVING
Sessions $95
Begins Tuesday, February 4, 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.

TAPESTRY WEAVING
Sessions $140
Saturday, February 8, 22 & March 7, 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.

REFRESH AND RENEW
Sessions $70
Sunday, February 9 & 16 1–3:30pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
From start to finish this class completes a project. The planning, execution and finishing of a woven piece are included. Sharpen your weaving skills while remembering how much fun and satisfaction come from a successful piece of weaving. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A 4 SHAFT LOOM REQUIRED.

WARP FACED WEAVE & REP WEAVE
Sessions $80
Tuesday, February 11 & 18, 11am–3pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Learn how to make warp faced weave structures on the rigid heddle loom and unlock a whole new world of color play. Warp faced weaving is great for rugs, placements, bags and straps. Students will learn how to create bold patterns as well as how to use a weaving sword and belt shuttle to achieve this wonderful technique on the rigid heddle loom. BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM REQUIRED.

TASTE OF 4 SHAFT WEAVING
Days $150
Friday, February 28 & Saturday, February 29, 9am–5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
During this introductory four shaft weaving class, you will warp the loom twice. You’ll weave a sample and design and weave a finished piece to take home. USE OF OUR LOOM AND MATERIALS PROVIDED.

INKLE WEAVING
1 Day $55
Sunday, February 23, 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 up in an afternoon and woven in 3-4 hours. Inkle bands can be used to make belts, straps, bookmarks, ornaments and more. In this 6 hour workshop, you will be weaving by the end of the day. 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.

DOUBLE WEAVE ON THE RIGID HEDDLE
4 Sessions $110
Begins Tuesday, February 25, 11am–3pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Unlock the full potential of your rigid heddle loom by adding a second heddle and learning the art of double weave. This class will go over two techniques for double heddle warping, direct warping (with the peg) and indirect warping (on a warping board). From there, students will learn how to create tubular cloth as well as how to get cloth twice the width of your loom!
RIGID HEDDLE LOOM WEAVING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM WITH TWO HEDDLES REQUIRED.

BEYOND BEGINNING OR
PICK UP TECHNIQUES ON THE INKLE LOOM

1 Day $55
Sunday, March 15, 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.

 

 
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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
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pecial Holiday Shopping Hours:
We will be open Sundays on December 15 & 22 from 1-5pm for your shopping convenience
Holiday Closures:
December 24, Christmas Eve, close at 3pm
December 25, Christmas Day
December 31, New Year’s Eve, close at 3pm
January 1, New Year’s Day
January 2, Closed for Inventory


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Rock Day Evening Spin–In, Knit–In and Potluck
Monday, January 6, 6:30–9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck knit and spin in. All spinners and knitters are welcome. Just bring a dish to share and your own table service. Come one, come all!
Rock Day or St. Distaff’s Day traditionally comes the day after Twelfth Night. This is the day spinners go back to work after Christmas.

Shuttles Spin–In & Knit–In
1st Monday of the month
Monday, January 6, Rock Day Potluck, 6:30–9:30pm
Monday, February 3, 7–9:30pm
Monday, March 2, 7–9:30pm
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and spinners in an evening of good company.

WORKSHOPS
Self Care: Energy Style!

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 |