SCHG Presents in September
on Inkle & Rigid Heddle Looms
WITH ANNA ZINSMEISTER
SEPTEMBER 14 & 15, 2019
ABOUT ANNA ZINSMEISTER: Alifetime 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 .
MORNING PROGRAM: September 14 Band Weaving Woven bands are used in many ways – whenever one wants to tie or attach something to something else. Anna will explore band weaving with examples from her own weaving.
1-1/2-DAY WORKSHOP: Sept. 14, 1:00-4:00; Sept, 15, 9:00-4:00:Band Weaving with Inkle Loom or Rigid Heddle Loom Participants will learn to set up an inkle loom (or for rigid heddle users, how to warp a rigid heddle loom to weave bands). The workshop will explore how to read a pattern and will include a bibliography of useful references. The project for the class will be a sampler using cotton yarn that will be purchased by the student before the workshop. Anna will provide a supply list and list of sources for these supplies. The samplers for both looms will show the different possibilities that can be achieved on each loom.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 12
MATERIALS FEE: None
LOOMS: The instructor & Guild have some looms to borrow during the workshop.
PLEASE NOTE if you need to borrow a loom!!!!
PARTICIPANTS: All levels. Rigid heddle users must know how to warp a rigid heddle loom.
LOCATION: San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center 18312 Oxnard Street, Tarzana 91356
WORKSHOP FEE: $95 for full SCHG members: $145 for nonmembers and subscribers.
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