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Weave a Beautiful Scarf in a Day

Sunday, June 12, 2022, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Health Education Center Auditorium
15107 Vanowen Street
Van Nuys, CA  91405
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Virginia Postrel
Programs co-chair
Introductory Workshop
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

If you want to try weaving just for fun to see how you like it (and we think you will!), don't miss the Southern California Handweavers’ Guild popular “Weave a Scarf in a Day” workshop.

In this workshop, you will choose from a variety of yarns with guidance from your workshop instructor, Anna Zinsmeister, one of the area's most experienced and popular fiber-arts teachers. Anna will guide you in warping a rigid heddle loom - a good loom for first-time weavers - and then guide you in efficient techniques to finish weaving your scarf by the end of the day!

We provide all yarn, looms, and equipment. If you would like to use your own rigid heddle loom, you may do so, but please let us know in advance.

You must register on Eventbrite  here.

ABOUT ANNA ZINSMEISTER: A lifetime member of the Southern California Handweavers’ Guild. She learned weaving in 1972 while attending Immaculate Heart College where she received her B.A. in art. She learned to spin on her own around 1978. Anna received a M.A. in Art with a textiles major in 1985 from California State University, Northridge. Anna has taught weaving at the Braille Institute in Los Angeles, the Pacific Asia Museum, the Autry Museum, local craft shops, and weaving groups in Southern California. Anna currently teaches both weaving and spinning privately, through the Burbank Park and Recreation Department.

WORKSHOP FEE: $75.00. Includes instruction, yarns, and use of a rigid heddle loom. NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 22, 2022.

Register on Eventbrite.

Bring your own lunch and beverages.