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Workshop: Weave a Wired Tapestry with Rebecca Smith

When:
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where:
CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts
6842 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 404
Van Nuys, CA  91405
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Virginia Postrel
Programs co-chair
Category:
Guild Workshop
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Capacity:
10
Available Slots:
Filled
$95.00
$135.00



Rebecca Smith's style of tapestry weaving incorporates seed beads and wire to make freestanding tapestries that undulate and capture light in unique ways. In this workshop you will learn her techniques and be able to create your own small tapestry.

Class requirements:
Participants do not need to have tapestry weaving experience. Participants should arrive with a pre-warped loom sett at 8 epi using 10/2 perle cotton in a dark color (equivalent sized yarns will also work) and 5” wide. Most types of loom are acceptable, but not a Hokett-style loom. You must be able to get your hands behind the warp.

Materials fee (payable to the teacher): $20 includes beads, wire, yarn, beading needle and thread, and handouts

About Rebecca Smith:
Rebecca Smith is an award-winning tapestry weaver. She wrote the book (literally!) on weaving with yarn and beads together, which is her own original technique.  Rebecca has exhibited widely and won multiple awards. Her unique style of tapestry weaving was featured in the Fall 2019 issue of Fiber Art Now magazine. She lives in San Diego.