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Intro to Inkle Loom Weaving



The Inkle Loom is a very popular small-style loom built for weaving thin bands of sturdy cloth. With cloth widths of 1-4 inches, inkle loom weaving is perfect for making key chains, belts, instrument straps, pet leashes, bag straps, and so much more!

In this workshop you will learn how to design, set up, and weave on an inkle loom. Participants will weave a 1” wide and up to 50” long band that can be cut and transformed into key chains, bag straps, and more! This class will give you the foundational knowledge to tackle the endless styles of inkle patterns.

The registration fee includes all weaving materials. Inkle looms will be provided to participants for the duration of the workshop, however, they are not to leave the weaving workshop space. A selection of weaving threads in various colours will be provided, though participants are welcome to purchase any additional colours from the shop. Students will need a sharp pair of snips and a small ruler or a tape measure. Students will be responsible for purchasing the necessary hardware for their final product with guidance from the instructor.




This workshop is suited for adults (age 15+)

WORKSHOP CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you cannot attend a workshop (either one-day or a multi-day series) and it is 7 or more days before the start date, you will receive a store credit for 75% of the value of the workshop with a 30-day expiry date. If you cancel less than 7 days before the start of the workshop, you will NOT receive a refund or store credit. No credit or refund will be given for a "no-show" in the workshop regardless of the reason. So please ensure that you can attend before signing up.  EAST COAST QUILT co reserves the right to cancel workshops/events for any reason. If this happens, you will be refunded your full workshop fee.

 


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This is for absolute beginners!
Materials Included: Registration fee includes all materials and supplies. Looms are provided for workshop use.
Requirements: No requirements.
Instructor: Christian Dauble
Instructor Bio: Christian Dauble (they/them) is a trans-nonbinary craftsperson, scholar, and musician currently living in St. John’s, NL. Originally from Tampa Bay, Florida, they moved to Newfoundland in 2017 to pursue a master's and PhD in music and folklore, with a special interest in Scottish Highland bagpiping. After years of studying and performing as a musician, Christian became enthralled with the world of craft and fibre arts at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a weaver, knitter, spinner, and dyer, Christian is committed to using their skills as a researcher and educator to bring crafting knowledge to the broader community.
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Registration fee includes weaving supplies. Looms are provided for workshop use.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.