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Workshops, Classes & Events

NOA Gallery Bracelet Class

Do you have a tapestry/bead weaving workshop or class (where Mirrix Looms are used/can be used) going on that you’d like to list here? Contact us!

  • Workshops/Classes

    Fiber & Bead Combination Class taught by Claudia Chase and Joni Parker-Roach

    March 14th and 15th, 2014

    Groton, MA

    Learn more here.

    Creating Illusory Space in Tapestry taught by Elizabeth Buckley

    Friday, May 1 – Monday, May 4, 2015 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

     At Elizabeth Buckley’s studio in Albuquerque, NM

     Website: www.elizabethbuckleytapestryartist.com

    Backgrounds can become more three-dimensional though the use of illusory space, transparency, or layers. In this workshop we will explore the design principles behind creating depth in space, and how to incorporate these in tapestry design, be it representational, abstract or somewhere in between.  We will examine images of numerous tapestries, including those in the Contemporary International Tapestry exhibition at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, NJ. (hunterdonartmuseum.org until May 10, 2015 if you are in the area).  Students can expect to generate several designs, fine-tune one, make a cartoon and begin weaving.  Intermediate level.  Students need to be familiar with basic tapestry techniques.

  • Online Classes

    Craftsy: Bead & Tapestry Cuffs

    Craftartedu.com: Beginner Tapestry Class

    Craftartedu.com: Crystal and Bead Wrap Bracelet Class

    Rebecca Mezoff’s Online Tapestry Class: Learn more here.

  • Private Lessons

    Seattle Private Lessons:

    If you live in or are visiting the Seattle area, you can make an appointment for a private beginning weaving or warping lesson with Elena Zuyok. Please email her elena@mirrixlooms.com to schedule a time to meet.

    Cost: $45 per hour

    New Hampshire Private or Group Lessons with Mirrix President Claudia Chase:

    Learn bead weaving or tapestry weaving on the Mirrix Loom.  Come for an hour or two or an entire day.  A course in either medium will take you through the basics of loom setup, planning and designing a pattern, weaving and finishing.  Spend a couple of days and explore either or both mediums in depth.

    Cost: $60 per hour

    Workshops will be held in Claudia’s studio in Francestown, New Hampshire.

    Francestown is a picture perfect New England town.  Claudia’s studio overlooks a pasture with a mountain range in the distance to guarantee inspiration.

    If you are spending the night, stay at one of the following nearby local Inns:

    The Greenfield Inn located in Greenfield, five miles away

    The Inn at Crotched Mountain located a few miles from Claudia’s studio in Francestown

    The Harrisville Inn in Harrisville, about 16 miles away.  This town is the home of Harrisville Yarns!

    Please email or call Claudia for more information and to schedule a workshop:  claudia@mirrixlooms.com or 603-562-8589