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Introduction to Jacquard Weaving

Introduction to Jacquard Weaving (3 sessions)
Monday’s Sept. 19th, September 26th, Oct. 3, 2016 6-9pm + some additional individual loom access

Costs: $200 (includes materials)

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to use a Jacquard loom under the guidance of experienced weavers. Workshops with 4-6 people will be held at (TAD) the Textile Arts Department and Studio located on the second floor of MakerLabs at 780 East Cordova St, Vancouver. In this course you will learn how to create Jacquard weavings from your original drawings, images or designs using Photoshop. Please bring several images on a USB Drive to your first class. 
You will create a file using simple weave structures in black and white or black with one colour. Weaving will be done on a computerized AVL Jacq3G Jacquard loom for a small piece (24” wide x 12-16” high. (60 cm x 40 cm ) 720 x 360 pixels.

Weaving experience not required!

To sign up for this class, contact Ruth Sheuing, Mary Lou Trinkwon or Petyna Bougie at

Later Event: October 2
Silver Ring Workshop