Intermediate Spinning With Varied Materials

Sylvia De Mar (click to zoom)
Spring 2018
Days: Sunday
Hours: 10:00am-12:30pm
Number of Sessions:
Tuition: $160.00
Instructor: De Mar, Sylvia
Start Date: 04-08-2018
Registration Begins: 02-12-2018
No class May 6. Students explore spinning techniques beyond single strand wool yarn, beginning with a balanced two-ply, expanding into multiply, cabled-ply, navajo ply, and other novelty types. Students also spin variegated rovings and blend fibers to create striped, segmented, and heathered rovings. The class also explores spinning fibers such as llama, alpaca, camel, mohair, silk, cashmere, angora, flax, hemp, cotton, bamboo, tencel, soy silk, and more. Students must be comfortable spinning single strand yarns. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor.

TThe fiber studio provides large workspaces with an assortment of floor looms, table looms, spinning wheels, dyeing facilities, silk steamer and an extensive fiber library. Open studio is available to Art League members and students for a nominal fee. Our floor loom rental fees include open studio time.  
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