Academy of Hand Weaving

Julian Weaving Works iPleased to announce the opening of The Academy of WeavingWarping the Beam

  • In Santa Ysabel and near to Julian, the history of the surrounding area lends itself beautifully to this ancient craft.
  • Whether you are new to weaving or ready to expand your knowledge
  • Learning possibilities at beginning and intermediate levels
  • Classes will be limited in size and cater to individual needs.
  • Warped looms ready to use will be provided, 4 & 8 shaft jack and counterbalance
  • ½ to 2 day programs designed as an introduction allowing you to complete either a scarf, shawl or lap throw
  • 3 & 5 day programs include lectures, discussions on color, yarn selection, fabric structure, workings of the loom, clean edges and rhythm, warp design and warping
  • Explore tabby, beginning twills, simple overshot, leno, inlay, weft face weaving, warp face weaving, inkle band weaving and summer winter or bound weave for the challenged weaver
  • Examples of items you will weave are throw, shawl, scarf, runners, rag rug, pillow bag and other useful items to enhance your life
  • Glimakra and Leclerc looms, equipment, supplies and repairs
  • Used looms and equipment at reasonable prices. I have never met a loom I didn’t like and enjoy bringing used looms back into production
  • Spinning instruction and supplies including locally grown fleece and roving
  • Keep checking website for dates and times of workshops
  • I am excited to be able to share the accumulation of knowledge of 38 years and help in any way I can to assist you on a path that has brought me such joy and satisfaction.