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Invented by Native Americans, weaving beads on a loom is a beautiful and traditional art form. A handmade wooden loom is included in the supply fee but students will learn about other types of looms on the market and also how to make a simple one at home. A variety of graphs will be included in the tutorial and students will learn how to string their loom according to the graph they choose. A variety of bead colors will be included in the supplies.
Week one will get you started and week two will focus on a variety of finishing techniques. Weaving on a loom is an addicting and satisfying way to make a variety of beautiful art and jewelry pieces!
Class time is Pacific Daylight Time.
This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.
Instructor: Chris Eisenberg discovered beading while recovering from an accident and the resulting traumatic brain injury. Beading was her therapy and credits it for helping her become whole again. Chris has a doctorate in classical piano performance from the University of Northern Colorado and am a performance coach and collaborator at Central Washington University. She has previously taught workshops at the Autumn Artist Retreat and in the Iron Mountain Arts studio near Port Gamble.