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Introduction to Weaving | Floor Loom Provided

Hopewell Weaving

Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

Introduction to Weaving | Floor Loom Provided

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Includes project materials and use of loom.
2 Tickets Ended $45.00 $2.12

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A One-Day, Hands-On Introduction to Weaving

Have you always wanted to weave on a loom? Do you know a warp from a weft? Do you know a twill from a tabby? Here is your chance to try weaving for yourself!

This class is for beginners who would like to learn how to weave on a floor loom. No experience needed. The looms will be set up and ready for weaving. Students will learn about looms and how they work, then weave a small runner or table mat.

Students should bring a lunch. Coffee and water will be provided.


Meet Your Instructor: Jennie Hawkey

Working from her home studio located in Hopewell, Illinois, Jennie produces her handmade materials using four and eight harness looms.  Though she specializes in hand weaving, Jennie is also adept at leatherwork and embroidery, often combining her skills to create intricately detailed pieces.

Jennie is an active member of the Illinois arts community.  She is an long-time member of the Handweavers' Guild of Peoria and a founding member of Three Sisters Folk Art School.  Her work has been recognized through several awards including Midwest Weaver’s Conference, and TLD Design Center & Gallery.

Jennie has a passion for teaching and has presented at weaving workshops and meetings across the country.  Learn more at her website:  http://www.hopewellcreations.com



The workshop is being hosted by Edgebrook Community Church located in northwest Chicago.  Plenty of parking available. 



Contact Katie Swindler (katie.hawkey@mac.com or 773.398.6339) with questions.

Have questions about Introduction to Weaving | Floor Loom Provided? Contact Hopewell Weaving

When & Where

Edgebrook Community Church
6736 North Loleta Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646

Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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