Joanie Milette - Intro to weaving on a 4 shafts loom – Tea towel - Saturday, December 9th
INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING ON 4 SHAFTS LOOM
Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 16:00 PM
Loft collectif in the middle of Saint-Sauveur in the Laurentides.
Learn to weave on a 4 shafts loom with Joanie Milette, artist and designer from Milette Textile. The workshop will begin with a demonstration and teaching of the basics of weaving and an opportunity to try out different patterns. Each participant will leave with his own tea towel.
Joanie Milette de Milette textile
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- how to choose fiber for warp and weft
- how to dress the loom
- tips and tricks for effective weaving
- solving common problem
- finishing a project
No experience required.
WHAT TO BRING
Notebook and pencil. All materials for use during class are included.
GOOD TO KNOW
- Maximum Numbers of participants: 6
- Theworkshop will be given in French with help for English participants
- Prior to the workshop date, students will receive an e-mail as a reminder with full worshop details
Due to small class sizes, we are unable to offer refunds for workshops. If, for any reason, you are unable to attend, you have the option of sending someone in your place or registering for another date.
Graduate in Agricultural Production from École d'agriculture from Nicolet (2016) and in Textile Construction from the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles (2022), she was awarded the Prix Coup de Coeur by the Institut des Métiers d'art in 2022. Passionate about traditional textile skills such as weaving and natural dyeing, she dedicates a part of her year to the culture of dye plants and to technical research on her loom.