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Rug Weaving Workshop

Instructor: Teri Showman

Class Fee:$225.00
Renewal Credit:$260.00 (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: Teri's Weaving Studio. 22353 Smith St. Vernon Iowa (across from Bentonsport).

Class Fee: $225. per student
                    $35 Optional Renewal Credit through Great Prairie AEA. Please register here: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com after you have completed your registration with Villages Folk School and paid $225 for the class.  Contact Michelle Dickey at Great Prairie AEA if you have questions about registering for renewal credit. 319-753-656

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. 26th, 2019 and Sunday, Oct. 27th, 2019 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Oct 27th, 2019 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Location: Teri's Weaving Studio - 22353 Smith Street (in Vernon across Bentonsport) • Keosauqua, IA 52565 [Map]
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  • Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 2019 and Sunday, Nov. 24th, 2019 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Class continues on Sunday Nov. 24th from 9am till 5pm.
    Location: Teri's Weaving Studio - 22353 Smith Street (in Vernon across from Bentonsp • Keosauqua, IA 52565 [Map]
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  • Saturday, Feb. 1st, 2020 and Sunday, Feb. 2nd, 2020 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Feb. 2nd, 2020 from 9:00am until 4:00pm
    Location: Teri's Weaving Studio - 22353 Smith Street (in Vernon across the river fro • Keosauqua, IA 52565 [Map]
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  • Friday, Jun. 12th, 2020 and Saturday, Jun. 13th, 2020 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Location: Teri's Weaving Studio - 22353 Smith Street (in Vernon across the river fro • Keosauqua, IA 52565 [Map]
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  • Saturday, Sep. 19th, 2020 and Sunday, Sep. 20th, 2020 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Sep. 20th, 2020 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Location: Marion Street Weaving Shop (log style bldg) - 21909 Marion St. • Bentonsport, IA 52565 [Map]
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  • Thursday, Oct. 29th, 2020 and Friday, Oct. 30th, 2020 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Additional Details: Sunday, Oct 30th, 2020 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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