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Weaving Classes

Weaving at homeBeginning and Overshot

Taught by master weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey

Beginning Class "Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving:  Not Your Grandmother's Rag Rugs!"  

9am-3:30pm

September 20, 2017 October 13, 2017 November 15, 2017 December 15, 2017 Class Description:  Catherine will help you to complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to read a pattern, make a warp, thread a loom, chose a weft, weave an article, and secure ends. You will take home your work, a copy of the pattern you used, and new knowledge of the ancient art of weaving.  Class fee is $75.  Class is limited to two participants. Looms, warping boards and shuttles will be provided. There is a kit fee of $25 (payable to the teacher the day of the class -- check or cash only) which will include a needle, yarns for the warp and weft, additional patterns, note pad and weaving references to pursue. Bring scissors and your questions. A task lamp would be helpful. Students should bring a bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. More dates soon.

Advanced Class

Overshot Weaving - Contact Jordan Gibbon, education coordinator, if you are interested in the Overshot Weaving class.  Jordan will coordinate a time. youth@wiquiltmuseum.com  Class fee is $75.  A $25 kit fee will also be collected by the teacher on the day of the class (check or cash only).   Overshot is an advanced weaving technique that uses two shuttles to produce more intricate patterns.  An overshot pattern may employ a combination of colors and/or yarns to achieve a variety of styles.  The class will acquaint the student with the overshot process, provide several overshot patterns, and allow him/her to complete a simple overshot project. This class is for experienced weavers who will begin the day threading the loom they will use in class. Looms, warping boards and shuttles will be provided.  The kit fee includes a needle, yarns for the warp and weft, additional patterns, note pad and weaving references to pursue. Bring scissors and your questions. A task lamp would also be helpful. Students should bring a bag lunch. Beverages will be provided.

About Catherine Jautz Bailey

Catherine has been weaving since 1984.  She is a member of the Studio 6 Art Gallery in Cedarburg.  She enjoys creating a variety of fabrics, including scarves, hand towels, table runners, placemats, and rugs on her several looms. She has taught weaving at the WMQFA, at the Midwest Weavers Conference, and for the Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.  In addition to offering her fiber arts at Studio 6, Catherine participates in a dozen juried art fairs annually. Catherine is a member of the Wisconsin Designer Craft Council, Cedarburg Artists Guild, and the Wisconsin Handweavers.

Cancellation Policy and Refunds

The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA) reserves the right to cancel any program up to 10 days prior to the event. When WMQFA cancels the workshop, lecture or event, students will receive a full refund. When WMQFA cancels a program due to extreme weather, every student will be personally notified and refunded. While WMQFA is understanding, “no-shows” will not be refunded. In the event that you are unable to attend a program that you registered for, please request a refund 30 days prior to the program, or you may apply your costs towards another workshop or program instead of being refunded. If you have any questions about the cancellation policy, please contact the Education Coordinator at youth@wiquiltmuseum.com.    
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