Placemats are the quickest, easiest way to transform your kitchen. Design and weave a pair of placemats that will enhance the table setting for just you or for guests. And they make great gifts.
Completion of Intro to Weaving at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company or equivalent is recommended. You should be able to independently warp a rigid heddle loom. Yarn for the class must be purchased at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company before the first day of class. Yarn must be wound, if necessary, before the first day of class.
Materials and Equipment Needed: 3 colors of Louet Organic 8/2 Cotton - 1280 yards total, 2-3 colors of Juniper Moon Bud - 200 yards total, rigid heddle loom with 15" weaving width, 10-dent reed, 2-3 shuttles
Please Note: If necessary, class and workshop fees can be credited to your account or transferable up to two weeks before the start of the class.
Weave with 2 different weights of yarn, multiple colors in warp and weft
Please bring these additional supplies to all weaving classes:
** brown paper to fit the width of back beam
** waste yarn
** cardboard roll to fit front beam
** tapestry needle
** pencil, paper for note-taking
Amanda has been creating with fiber for almost twenty years. After taking numerous art classes in college including ceramics, intaglio printing and wood carving, Amanda became a self taught crocheter in 2003. She picked up the love of weaving and knitting over the last several years through classes at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company. Amanda has taught rigid heddle weaving with Carla for the last two years.