Summer Workshops 2019

Limited Openings. To Register email Terry@DamascusFiberArtsSchool.com

Beginning Tapestry Workshops!

To get you started learning tapestry, we designed a 3-day, small, semi-private workshop for beginners.

May 25-27, 2019, Janet Dorow instructs. (Full)

June 8-10, 2019, Kiki Dembrow instructs. (Full)

3-day, small, semi-private tapestry workshops for beginners. $270. a $70 deposit is required to hold your space.

This fee includes 3 days of instruction, a 12″x 18″ copper pipe loom to keep, warp, and use of tools.  Weft is available for purchase in class and in shoppe, as are bobbins and extra warp.

Spinning Workshops, Saturday, May 25 and June 15, 2019. Each day costs $40 plus $5 materials fee.  10am to 3pm. A $20 deposit is required with your registration. Dianne Langtry is the instructor. Dianne teaches beginners how to spin and teaches spinners how to improve their technique.  Bring your own wheel or borrow one of ours. Email terry@DamascusFiberArtsSchool.com for more info or to register.

Beginning Ravenstail Twining, 4-day workshop.

June 19-22 or July 10-13, 2019. 10am to 3pm. $200 plus $45 materials.  Free loom plans or you can order a loom for $95.  A $50 deposit is required.

Ravenstail
Ravenstail

John Beard’s 4-day workshop for beginning students will be given two times this summer. Students will weave a two-sided, 3-inch square Medicine bag by using 4 or 5 of the basic twining techniques used in Ravenstail weaving. This workshop includes some history and culture about this style of weaving.

Students will need to borrow, make, or purchase a 3-foot-wide, table-top Ravenstail loom. Free plans are available. Also, looms can be ordered directly from Mike Langtry for $95 at langtree406@gmail.com or at 503 758 9884.

Navajo Style Weaving, 5-day workshop.

June 12-16, 2019, 930am to 330pm. $250 plus materials. a $50 deposit is required.

Kevynne Layne’s 5-day workshop is for beginning and intermediate students. New students will work on a design with basic Navajo style techniques while intermediate students can work on new ideas and problem-solving. Students use school looms and tools during class. Looms and some tools available for optional purchase.

Kiki Dembrow. Return of the Sun. Detail

Raised Outline Pick and Pick, 4-day workshop.

September 3-6, 2019, 930am to 330pm. $200 plus materials. Some tapestry experienced required.

Kiki Dembrow’s 4-day workshop teaches a specific tapestry technique, using pick and pick to create patterns with vertical stripes and raised edge outlines. Students will need a portable tapestry loom, such as a copper pipe loom or Mirrix.

Natural Dye Workshop, 2-day workshop.

September 14-15, 2019, 930am to 330pm. $100 plus materials.

Barbara Hitzemann’s 2-day Natural Dye workshop includes one day learning to prepare, skein and mordant their undyed yarn and a second day dyeing it with Cochineal, Indigo, Dahlia and Marigold.

Limited openings in all workshops. To register, email Terry@DamascusFiberArtsSchool.com. Please include a phone number.