A Serene Haven for the Fiber Lover's Soul
A Serene Haven for the Fiber Lover's Soul

2018 Schedule so far...

Wedge Weaving with Connie Lippert

     June 21 - 25

© http://connielippertart.com/gallery.html

We are so thrilled to offer an exclusive workshop with Connie!  She specializes in wedge weaving using yarns hand-dyed with natural materials.  Wedge weave is a tapestry weave originated by the Navajo around 1870 and practiced by them for two or three decades. In contrast to most weaving which is woven horizontally on the loom, wedge weave is woven on the diagonal which gives it its characteristic scalloped edge.  Connie's work celebrates nature and the spirit that reveres the natural world. Her message is one of environmental respect and protection. 

 

Our excetional weekend kicks off with a reception to introduce Connie and her work on Thursday evening.  Instruction will begin Friday and continue for four days through Monday with a gourmet lunch break each day.  Weavers will work on a combination of walking looms, Mirrix looms and possibly floor looms. 

$695 per person *

 

Weaving Through Grieving 

      Facilitated by SAORI Weaver Karen Elrod

           and Betsy Baier, LCSW Specialist in Grief Counseling

                           August 16 - 19

Weaving has often been described as therapeutic and meditative.  SAORI style weaving is welcoming and engaging as well.  Weaving in a group creates a sacred space for healing...  a comforting atmosphere for sharing our deep concerns and hurts.  This workshop is designed for those experiencing difficult life transitions such as grief, loss, change of health, loneliness and depression.

We begin with a Thursday night reception, weaving Friday through Sunday, as well as guided opportunites for group and individual support. Stay tuned for price and further details. 

Tapestry Weaving with Cari Sample Malver

      September 27 - October 1

"Old Soul" A handwoven tapestry by Cari Sample Malver

Award-winning tapestry weaver, Cari Sample Malver will lead a comprehensive 4 day tapestry weaving class on both walking and frame looms.  Techniques will include curves, landscapes, creating various shapes and color blending.  

 

Learning these techniques enables the weaver to create many styles of tapestry including landscapes or abstract design.   You will come away with a completed tapestry, not just a sampler.  

 

This very personalized class is suitable for all levels of weaving experience, even beginners.   Materials, instruction and use of a walking or frame loom are included.  Coffee, tea and lunches will be provided daily along with all materials.  A welcome reception will be held the evening before the class begins on September 27 to get acquainted and discuss ideas. Limited to 5 weavers.

 

$595 per person *

Let us do the work for you!

Each workshop has the option of an all-inclusive price including accommodations. 

Please call us for details.  

 

* The price of each workshop includes weaving instruction, use of a fully equipped loom, weaving tools, gourmet lunches and snacks.

Patty's Paradise hits the road!

Join us in Santa Fe

for a Fiber Lover's Getaway!

March 2018

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