F5 – Introduction to Weaving and Review with Susan Rockwell – July 27-31, 2023

F5 – Introduction to Weaving and Review with Susan Rockwell – July 27-31, 2023


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Advance registration is required for all classes. 

Registration Deadline: July 17, 2023

NOTE: Tuition includes a $25 one-time registration fee. If you have already paid the fee, it will be deducted from your total before your card is charged.

Class Description:

Come and learn this centuries old tradition where all the equipment you need for learning how to weave is provided. Learn all the basics that turn yarn into a finished piece of fabric, whether a scarf, rug, placemat or clothing. You will learn step-by-step about how to use a floor loom, how to measure a warp, dress the loom and weave a sampler of different weave patterns, yarns and colors. Students will learn how to prepare and interpret weaving drafts and plan a project of their own choice from beginning to end. We will also discuss resources that will enable you to continue weaving at home. This course is for the beginning student as well as those who know how to weave and would like a review or want to bring their own project(s). If bringing your own project, please contact the instructor.

Instructor Biography:

Susan Rockwell is active in the Vermont Weavers Guild and Past President of the New England Weavers Seminar (a conference for all NE Guilds). Susan has been teaching weaving classes for over 30 years at weaving guilds, regional weaving conferences and craft schools. She started teaching at Fletcher Farm in 1993. She has exhibited and won awards for her weaving at local, regional and international exhibits. Susan has juried numerous weaving shows and organized and completed a course for weaving instructors.

Additional information


July 27-31, 2023

Class Hours:

9:00 – 4:00


Materials Fee

Registration Fee:

$25 for non-members (one time annually)

Skill Level

Supply List

Students should bring:
Pens, pencils, erasers
Old towel for washing weaving projects
Tapestry needle
Straight pins
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