Weave a fun and funky bag for your tablet or iPad, or even make a wine bottle bag using a simple rigid heddle loom (a.k.a. “knitters loom”). Students can use “plarn” (yarn made from plastic bag strips) or fabric strips from new or recycled fabric. Ages 15 and up. Class limited to 6 students. $25, includes loom rental fee and pre-warped loom. This class will be held at the Francis Cope House.
The class is taught by members of the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers. PGHW is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster the art and craft of weaving and the fiber arts. PGHW is located in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia. Their motto is “We learn by doing and grow by sharing.”