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Rug Weaving Workshop

Rug Weaving Workshop

Instructor: Teri Showman

Class Fee:$225.00
Recertification Fee:$335.00 (optional)

Two-Day Intense Workshop. You are invited to participate in our "Beginning Rug Weaving Workshop".  This course will cover the basics of rug weaving.  Participants will make their own rug to take home and will be guided through the entire process of weaving.  The course begins Saturday morning with weaving nomenclature and end Sunday afternoon as you tie the ends of your completed rug.  The courses are structured so that you will be actively engaged in each part of the weaving process.  Among the techniques you will learn are:  loom warping, loom stringing, preparation of materials for weaving, rug weaving and rug finishing.   

Location: Marion Street Workshops, 21909 Marion St., Bentonsport 

Class Fee: $225. per student
                  $335 per student if receiving Professional Development credits, must register through www.MyLearningPlan.com. 

Notes: Four different looms are available in the studio where the instructor and her assistants weave by hand.  There is a 3 student minimum for this class. Students make rugs in various sizes and colors.  Placemats, mug rugs, and table runners are also turned out by their flying fingers.  This large assortment is available at the Iron & Lace shop.  Food is available in Bentonsport, Keosauqua, Bonaparte, or bring a bag lunch. 

Upcoming Classes...

  • Saturday, Oct. 28th, 2017 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Oct 29th, 2017 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Location: Marion Street Weaving Shop (log style bldg) - 21900 Marion St. • Bentonsport, IA 52565 [Map]
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  • Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 2018 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Feb. 5th, 2017 from 9:00am until 4:00pm
    Location: Marion Street Weaving Shop (log style bldg) - 21900 Marion St. • Bentonsport, IA 52565 [Map]
    Register For This Session
  • Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 2018 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Feb. 4th, 2017 from 9:00am until 4:00pm
    Location: Marion Street Weaving Shop (log style bldg) - 21900 Marion St. • Bentonsport, IA 52565 [Map]
    Register For This Session