Margaret Meechia


Workshop: One Wrap - One Threading Multiple Results

Course dates: Saturday 16th till Tuesday 19th January - Wonderful 4 days!

The workshop is designed to give the participant many opportunities to weave, experimenting with pattern, texture and colour. They will be excited by the variation in their woven samples and all of one warp. A favourite sample will be chosen and an article woven e.g. table runner – length for vest, and still of the one wrap. All samples will be compiled into a folder. Time will be spend on the theory of weaving, mainly in the area of draw-downs – the results from changing “tie-up” and “treadle order”. There will also be the opportunity to “play” with PCW – a computer weaving programme and to print some designs off for records. Participants will also commence a “Tips Book” - a book for holding lots of tips and treasures.

mm01 Programme:
Day 1: Loom dressing – commence samples
Day 2: Sample weaving and theory
Day 3: Morning – sample weaving Afternoon – cut off samples and display in folder
Day 4: Weave project.

Students Requirement:
To have some experience in weaving – to be able to “dress loom” by oneself
Loom 4 or 8 shaft in good working order. Looms will be dressed in workshop with warps provided by the tutor.
Weaving equipment – raddle, threading/sleying hooks. Scissors, tapestry hook, ruler in inches etc.
Yarns – extra in small amounts of exciting “fun” yarns.
Notebook with a “nice” cover to be “Tips” book.

Tutor to Provide kitset at $20.00, Warp (wound) and welf yarns, notes, cards for sample (In folder) and clear file.

mm03 About Margaret – Margaret is a very accomplished weaver, designer and tutor with over 26 years experience. She has won many prizes and awards, both local and international, and is still experimenting with weaving papers, rod/reeds and metal into her work. Course cost $350, kitset $20.00 A list of what is required will be sent out to you after enrolment, and will also be placed on this website.

More info on the weaving course phone 07847 8826 or email Margaret at margaret@mecchia.co.nz

More info on the School phone 07 828 9914 or email Yanny at yanny@huntly.net.nz


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