New Courses for 2015

Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Guild 2015 Courses

 

Beginning Weaving

6 Saturdays – Jan. 17 to Feb. 21, 10:00 am to 2 pm

Maximum of 6 students
By the end of this course, you will have experienced the basics of making cloth on a 4-harness loom. You will make a warp, dress a loom, weave simple patterns, learn about colour and various weaving tricks and techniques. Looms provided.

Beginning Spinning

6 Saturdays – Jan. 17 to Feb. 21, 10:00 am to 12 pm

Maximum of 6 students
This course will introduce you to the basics of spinning on a drop spindle, as well as a wheel. You’ll learn how to prepare raw fleece for spinning, as well as learning drafting and plying techniques and maintenance of a wheel, and how to choose a wheel.

Both courses will be held at the Kawartha Artists Gallery and Studio,
420 O’Connell Rd., Peterborough.
Please visit our website at
www.ptbo-hwsg.com
for a registration form.

Contact person – Lois Watson, 705-748-0758
redrobin@bell.net