3-Day Beginning Tapestry Workshop, Sept 27-29, 2024


Fri-Sun, 9:30 am-3:30 pm

3 seats available


Becky Smith is the instructor. This 3-day workshop is designed for beginners and for those needing a refresher in techniques. In this small group workshop, learn the basics of tapestry. Learn how to warp the loom, then weave stripes, meet and separate, weave geometric shapes like triangles and rectangles, create smooth curves, and add colors. A full-color handout is included. Materials can be purchased from school shoppe. Cost includes a 12″x 18″ copper pipe loom and one warp. Weft should be purchased in our shoppe; expect a minimum of $5.  Maximum class size is 4.

headshot of Becky SmithAbout the Instructor: Becky Smith began weaving in 1971 at the Maude Kerns Art Center in Eugene, OR, taught fiber arts at a private high school for 6 years, and has since continued to weave, spin, knit, and dye natural fibers. She returned to tapestry weaving at Damascus Fiber Arts School in 2021, soon became an active volunteer and recently started teaching.  Her work has been shown in the unjuried small format exhibits organized by the American Tapestry Alliance and in a juried exhibit by the West Linn Arts and Culture Commission



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