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Beginner Tapestry Weaving Workshop

at AlterWork Studios - Astoria

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Astoria, Queens
30-09 35th Ave
Btwn 30th & 31st Streets
Long Island City, New York 11106
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this beginning weaving class:

Ever been curious about the woven wall décor that’s been popular lately? Catch weaver fever and learn all the basics of Tapestry Weaving in this beginner friendly workshop. Over the course of 3 fun and relaxing hours, you’ll be taught skills needed to create and design your very own wall hanging. 

In this workshop you will learn:
  • How to make a simple DIY loom from cardboard
  • How to set up the loom and learn the difference between the warp and weft threads 
  • Learn the different weaving stitches including plain weave, braiding and loops
  • How to add fringe and tassels
  • Learn to incorporate a variety of fiber weights and textures
  • How to plan and execute your own design
  • How to complete your wall hanging with a dowel
All materials included. 
Yarn, needles, cardboard, rulers, pencils, scissors, dowels 

We are a working art studio and the student should always come dressed in clothes that can be dirtied, are comfortable and do not have hanging pieces or parts that can be caught in machinery.

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Classes will not run with less then 5 students. In the event of a cancellation, class transfer or store credit will be issued. No refunds at any time.


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​AlterWork Studios was founded by Tina Stipanovic as an open access art and community center. Its mission is to be a major resource for contemporary artists, that helps them create new artwork and advance their careers by offering them access to affordable workspace, tools, classes, workshops and...

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