Weaving School

All classes are held at my studio in Chico, CA.

Winter/Spring Weaving Classes 2018

MOORMAN TECHNIQUE – Developed by Theo Moorman in 1921, the Moorman technique is done by layering a pattern over a ground weave creating Tapestry effects on a four shaft loom.  Very effective use in either clothing or wall pieces

The class will be held in March 2018

 Sunday, 18, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 20, 21, 22, 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

COST IS $300.00



Let’s work on a project that you select from Handwoven magazine or other publications.  We will select yarns, set up loom to weave that special project that you have seen and read about but never tried.

This class will be held in January 2018

Saturday & Sunday, January 20 and 21, 10:00 am – 3:00pm

Mon, Tues, Wed, January 22, 23, 24

Cost $300.00


Beginning Weaving Class – Winter/Spring Sessions

sampler-blackwhiteThis class is for the beginner weaver who has never tried out a loom or a great review for someone who would like a refresher course.

Each student will create a Twill Sampler on a four harness loom.  The sampler when finished will show over 50 different variations of twill patterns in one setup. Using black and white yarn the sampler becomes a valuable study for future reference.

During the class the students will learn to:

  1. Measure yarns, calculating how much yarn will be needed for projects, figure out the threads per inch and other formulas.
  2. Read a pattern draft and learn to create one.
  3. Set up loom, thread the loom and connect the peddles.
  4. Learn techniques on how to weave once project is on the loom
  5. Finishing techniques once a piece is woven.

Class is open for 5 students. Cost $300.00

The first session class will be held in February  2018

  • Sunday February 11, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Monday, February 12, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 13, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, February 14, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Thursday, February 15, 6:30-9:00pm

The second session class will be held in May 2018

  • Saturday, May 26, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Sunday, May 27,10:00-3:00pm
  • Monday, May 28, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 29, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-9:00pm

Weaving the Color Wheel

This class is the next level from beginning. Students should have knowledge of loom set up.  The class will weave the colors of the color wheel in this sampler.  We will explore the changes that take place on the loom when colors are woven together.

Multi-Color Sampler

This sampler creates a new color palette in the twill patterns we will explore.  This class will help you feel more comfortable in picking out colors for your future projects.

Class is open for 5 students. Cost $300.00

This class will be held to be held June 2018 -Dates to be determined

Double Weave Workshop

Using a four harness loom you can make a Double Weave!  In this class we will explore a variety of techniques:

  • Two Shuttles, Two Separate Layers
  • One Shuttle Double Width Right side
  • One Shuttle Double Width Left Side
  • Weaving Tubes One Shuttle

We also will explore multi harness Double Weave. The Double Weave Technique can be a very exciting way to play with color in a woven piece.

Students should have knowledge of loom set.

Class is open for 5 students. Cost $300.00

This class will be held in August 2018

  • Saturday, August 11, 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday, August 12, 10am-4:00pm
  • Monday, August 13, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 14, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 15, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Thursday, August 16, 6:30-9:00pm