Workshops and EVENTS
WE GATHER aims to brings the magic of textiles to everyone. Register for one of our workshops or special events and we'll put the skills directly in your hands.
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Rigid Heddle Weaving
Saturday, September 14, 12-4pm
A perfect weekend afternoon pursuit, the Rigid Heddle Weaving Workshop will get you up close and personal with the Cricket Rigid Heddle Loom, a versatile and fun tool for beginning and intermediate weavers. Learn all you need to know to set up the loom and get weaving all in one session. We’ll cover basic weaving techniques as well as some textural and specialty skills so that you walk away feeling confident and crafty.
Wednesday, September 18, 6:30-9pm
Join us for a beginning weaver's eve in the WE GATHER studio!
Learn the basics of handweaving and get a head start on your first woven wall hanging. Perfect for those on the hunt for a new skill, this 2.5-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!
Wednesday, September 25, 6:30-8pm
Kick off your week with a fresh start by blending the magic of textiles with the delight of the natural plant world. Learn the basic principles of weaving using an alternative frame loom, all while interacting with a variety of responsibly foraged local plant and flora offerings. Each participant gets a WE GATHER Small Frame Loom Kit to keep!