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Rug Weaving Workshop
Instructor: Teri Showman
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. Keosauqua, IA 52565 (in the historic village of Vernon, across the Des Moines River from Bentonsport. Approxinately 6 miles east of Keosauqua just off J40).
Class Fee: $225. per student
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.