Students will learn the wonderful art of weaving using a modern day version of a Peruvian backstrap loom. Participants of the workshop will learn two techniques and will be able to make colorful woven sashes, straps, belts or bands using a variety of colored and textured yarn.
3 Hour Class
All materials are included and participants have the option of purchasing a backstrap kit.
Katherine Matos is Weaving Hand's Studio Manager and Teaching Artist. She graduated from Pratt institute with her degree in Art and Design Education and her calling is to teach and create! She now teaches art to children, as well as weaving to creative individuals of all ages at Weaving Hand.
Cynthia Albert is Weaving Hand's Founder and Director as well as a Teaching Artist. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, she studied textile surface design with a specialization in weaving. Her personal work as a weaver and fiber artist is to bridge traditional and contemporary forms of weaving.