Erin's Birthday Weaving Workshop!

$60 (payable to Erin)

Celebrate Erin's 40th spin around the sun and catch weaver fever all at the same time!!

Spend a glorious evening regaling Erin with tales of old and tidbits of birthday wisdom, all the while learning the basics of handweaving. You'll get a head start on your first woven wall hanging in this 2.5-hour workshop, which 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 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!

 

What’s included:

-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

-Cake and wine - what birthday celebration is complete without these?!

*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 workshops take place at the WE GATHER studio, located at 75 19th St. in Gowanus, Brooklyn. The closest subways stops are the R train at Prospect Ave. and the F/G at 4th Ave./9th St. There is also street parking within the neighborhood.

 

  • WE GATHER workshops start and end in the stated time slot. Please make plans to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before the start of class and no later than the published start time.

 

  • During WE GATHER workshops and events, WE GATHER representatives and other attendees may photograph and/or take video of participants and their work. By attending a WE GATHER workshop or event, you authorize WE GATHER to use such photos/videos for promotional and archival purposes without granting any additional permission and without compensation. If you wish to opt out or have questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us prior to your workshop or notify us when you arrive.

 

  • By attending a workshop or event at the WE GATHER studio, you hereby release WE GATHER or any person(s) acting on its behalf from liability for any bodily injury, death, property damage, or other harm incurred while on WE GATHER premises or while participating in any WE GATHER sponsored event.