Acadian Weaving of French Canada and Louisiana

About class

Does 2 harness weaving sound boring to you? This class may change your mind! Beginning and advanced weavers alike will be amazed at the variations of pattern possible with just 2 harnesses and a few simple techniques. Working on your own loom, each student will weave samples of weaving unique to early French Canada and Louisiana: couverture de mariage, a la planche, boutonne, cordonne.

2 day class: weft preparations, weaving techniques, lots of history.

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Acadian Weaving of French Canada and Louisiana



Class Dates



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Nov 30th, 2019 - Dec 1st, 2019

Class Times

All classes run 9am - 5pm unless otherwise indicated in the description above.

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For class dates that are full, please feel free to call us here at the studio and have your name place on the wait list.

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This class's instructor

Melissa Weaver Dunning

Melissa is a traditional hand-weaver and spinner with 36 years of experience working on antique equipment to produce 18th and 19th century style textiles. She began her traditional textile study w…

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