SCHG Presents in October

FINISHING TECHNIQUES & LEARN TO USE A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM

WITH DEBORAH JARCHOW

  OCTOBER 13 & 14, 2018

ABOUT DEBORAH JARCHOW: Deborah discovered weaving in 1996. Since then she's worked full time as a weaver and artist, including teaching fiber arts, creating and selling wearable art, giving lectures, and showing in local, regional, and national exhibits. Deborah's work has been exhibited across the country, she's won numerous awards, and written for national publications. Since 2004 she has been an artist in residence, teacher, and weaver at Studio Channel Islands Art Center in Camarillo, CA.  She loves traveling the country teaching others to weave.

MORNING PROGRAM: October 13.  Finishing Techniques for Woven Fabric  It’s always good to decide your finishing technique before beginning the project so you can plan for the necessary length.  Knowing what your options are can help you make a more informed decision about the best technique for the piece you are weaving. During this presentation Deborah will present many different ways to finish the ends of your woven fabric and give you a taste for future possibilities

1/2-DAY WORKSHOP: Saturday, October 13, 1:00-4:00    Fringe & Beyond – Finishing Techniques for Woven Fabric Do you wonder what more there is to do with the ends of your woven cloth besides fringe?  Do you wish for different look on the ends of your scarves? In this workshop you will learn several techniques that can give you alternatives for the ends.  Learn how to plan for hemming and about twisting, braiding, adding beads, decorative knotting, and knitting and crochet to the edges.  These alternatives will enhance your weaving skills and give you more optionsSupplies to bring- Loom that is warped for plain weave, 4”wide and 60” long, using about worsted weight yarn sett at 8 ends per inch.  About 50 yards of yarn to use for weft.  Sewing needle, tapestry needle, scissors, D or E crochet hook, sized 5 or six knitting needle, straight pins, 25 – 3- beads to fit on yarn.

**If for the workshop you require a loom warped and ready to go:  contact Deborah before September 22. (djweaves@me.com)  The cost for this is $20.

1-DAY WORKSHOP: Sunday, October 14, 9:00-4:00  Learn to Use aRigid Heddle& Make a Scarf –If you are looking for a new way to create interesting fabric with yarn, this class will certainly interest you.  While making a lovely scarf, you will learn about weaving terminology, setting up the loom, and how to insert weft yarn to make an interesting cloth.  Weaving is a great way to use your yarns in a new way that is relaxing, enjoyable, fun and fast.

Supplies to bringRigid heddle loom with at least 8” weaving width, clamps, warping peg, 7’5 or 8 dent reed, sley/threading hook, shuttle, scissors, tapestry needle, tube from inside a paper towel roll, 2 brown paper grocery bags, measuring tape, 300 yards smooth, strong, non-hairy, and at least 2-ply yarn that is preferably variegated colors.  Items that are underlined will be provides with a loom borrowed or rented from Deborah.

**If you require a loom for the workshop Deborah will provide one.  Contact her before September 22.

**After the workshop you can rent a loom from Deborah.  The rent is $25 for up to a month use and the loom must be returned to her studio in Camarillo.

MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 18           

MATERIALS FEE: None      

PARTICIPANTS: all levels

LOCATION: San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center 18312 Oxnard Street, Tarzana 91356

WORKSHOP FEE: Saturday 13th1/2 day $35 for full SCHG members:  $80 for nonmembers and subscribers.

Sunday 14thFull day $60 for full SCHG members:  $105 for nonmembers and subscribers

NOTE:No refunds for cancellations after September 29, 2018

Contact programs@schg.org with any questions.

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