Sunday, September 16th at The Wythe Hotel
12pm – 2pm
Learn the basics of handweaving with WE GATHER and get a head start on your first woven wall hanging. Perfect for those on the hunt for a new skill, this 2-hour workshop covers all you need to know to get weaving on a frame loom. We’ll cover setting up the loom, basic weaving techniques, texture, and finishing methods, all the while experimenting with fun and varied materials.
You get to take home your very own custom WE GATHER loom kit so the weaving fun never has to end.
-WE GATHER Loom Kit, including wooden frame loom, two shuttles, shed stick, two wooden needles, weaving comb, and tapestry needle
-Wooden dowel to hang finished weaving
-All necessary yarns
-Use of WE GATHER weaving tools
-Illustrated weaving guide
*All yarns and materials are provided, though participants are welcome to bring any additional yarn or material they’d like to experiment with.
WE GATHER, led by textile artist Whitney Crutchfield, is a Brooklyn-based educational textile studio and brand of hand-dyed, handwoven textiles. Whether through thoughtfully and ethically-made products made right in the Brooklyn studio, at-home weaving and dyeing kits, or workshops and private events that put the skills directly in your hands, our goal is to bring the magic of textiles to all.