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Contemporary Folk Textiles in Overshot
January 11-17, 2009
Advanced Week
Instructor: Wendy Sunquist
Tuition: $562.00
Examine 19th-century pattern and color choices weavers used for overshot, monksbelt, and rosepath coverlets. Gain inspiration for designing and weaving a delicate, drapable, contemporary scarf. Fine yarns of silk and cotton in rich and varied colors will be the focus, as well as elegant finishing techniques. This is an intermediate-level class; students must be able to warp a loom independently.
Other Classes This Week
Advanced Beadmaking: Kicking It Up a Notch - Beads, Glass
Bowie Knives - Blacksmithing
Winter Harvest Kitchen - Cooking, Gardening
Ling-Li Hua, Delicate Pearl Blossom - Dolls, Bears, & Figurative Sculpture
Beyond the Universe - Kaleidoscopes
Advanced Watercolor Marbling & Paste Paper Extravaganza - Marbling, Paper Arts
Mysteries of Old-Time Fiddle Revealed! - Music
The Illustrated Journal in Ink and Watercolor - Drawing, Painting
Spinning Colorful Yarns - Dyeing, Spinning
Intermediate-to-Advanced Chip Carving - Woodcarving
Turning Better Bowls - Woodturning
Traditional Mountain Rocker - Woodworking
Advanced Wheel Throwing: Following Hunches, Taking Risks -

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