Introduction to Floor Loom Weaving
Explore the art of weaving on a four-harness floor loom in 6 weeks, students will learn to warp the loom and weave basic patterns. The process of creating a pattern draft, tapestry techniques, project planning, and textile material selection will be covered. Creativity with color and texture are emphasized in this weaving course!
Introduction to Papermaking
In this course, explore papermaking, binding, and folding to make a journal or an artist book with your own handmade paper! Explore techniques such as collecting fibers, beating the pulp, and pulling sheets. A variety of surface design techniques like pulp-painting, embossing, watermark making, mono-printing, and marbling will also be covered.
Surface Design: Screen Printing
Explore surface design through screen printing with contact paper. Experiment with surface embellishment while printing your own designs on white cotton. Develop two patterned fabrics and be introduced to industry-level printing opportunities, allowing for mass production of the created fabric.
Introduction to Crochet: Wearables
Learn basic stitches and explore a variety of yarns and a hook to create wearables; scarves, hats, and beautiful knits! The beginning techniques, patterning, and color matching of crocheting wearables will be explored. Crochet is a wonderful craft that will open up many creative possibilities in fiber!