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Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.16, to inquire about class availability.
 
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A73017 Beginning Weaving, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Sold Out)
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: B, AB
This class introduces the pleasures of hand weaving. Using Art Center looms, you will learn all about setting up and weaving a small project. New weavers may make scarves, table linens, bags or other interesting objects. Both beginners and those wanting to refresh their weaving skills are welcome in this group. An additional $14 materials fee plus tax will be collected from first-time students.

Enrollment limited to 7 / Ages 16 and up
No class on October 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/11/2017 and ending 10/23/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 172.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 191.00 ea.

A70017 Intermediate Weaving, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: I
In this class, students continue their exploration of weave structures. The projects and lessons are more challenging and will lead the weaver further down the path of learning. You will become more confident in setting up your loom and making the ideas in your imagination become real. You'll receive help with your projects and experience weaving on a variety of looms.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/5/2017 and ending 10/24/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

A70417 Wednesday Weaving, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: AD
For people who can warp looms and read drafts independently. This class studies more complex weave structures and often spends one portion studying a new weave structure, followed by individual exploration into a project of choice. Designing using a computer program is also covered.

Enrollment limited to 8 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/5/2017 and ending 10/25/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

A71217 All Levels Rug Hooking, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Laurie Lausen
Skill Level: ALL
Discover the age-old craft of creating whimsical rugs using fabric strips and a simple hook. You will learn the basics of rug hooking: design techniques including transfer methods, color planning and wool preparation, a variety of finishing techniques, and the rich traditions behind this folkart. Beginning students will work on creating a small mat using one of a variety of kit choices which may be purchased at the first class. Experienced students will work on their own designs and may bring a project in process. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Beginners' kit is an additional $25 plus tax.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/6/2017 and ending 10/25/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

A72017 Weaving on Table Looms, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: ALL
Easy to learn on and use anywhere, table looms are extremely popular with many of today's weavers. Beginning weavers will learn how to set up the loom and weave a small project such as a scarf or table runner. Intermediate weavers will be instructed on a more challenging project. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 6 / Ages 16 and up
No class on October 12
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/7/2017 and ending 10/19/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 172.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 191.00 ea.

B73017 Beginning Weaving, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Sold Out)
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: B, AB
This class introduces the pleasures of hand weaving. Using Art Center looms, you will learn all about setting up and weaving a small project. New weavers may make scarves, table linens, bags or other interesting objects. Both beginners and those wanting to refresh their weaving skills are welcome in this group. An additional $14 materials fee plus tax will be collected from first-time students.

Enrollment limited to 7 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/30/2017 and ending 12/18/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

B70017 Intermediate Weaving, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: I
In this class, students continue their exploration of weave structures. The projects and lessons are more challenging and will lead the weaver down a pleasurable path of learning. You will become more confident in setting up your loom and making the ideas in your imagination become real. You'll receive help with your projects and experience weaving on a variety of looms.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/31/2017 and ending 12/19/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

B70417 Wednesday Weaving, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: AD
For people who can warp looms and read drafts independently. This class studies more complex weave structures and often spends one portion studying a new weave structure, followed by individual exploration into a project of choice. Designing using a computer program is also covered.

Enrollment limited to 8 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 11/1/2017 and ending 12/20/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

B71217 All Levels Rug Hooking, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Laurie Lausen
Skill Level: ALL
Discover the age-old craft of creating whimsical rugs using fabric strips and a simple hook. You will learn the basics of rug hooking: design techniques including transfer methods, color planning and wool preparation, a variety of finishing techniques, and the rich traditions behind this folkart. Beginning students will work on creating a small mat using one of a variety of kit choices which may be purchased at the first class. Experienced students will work on their own designs and may bring a project in process. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Beginners' kit is an additional $25 plus tax.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 11/1/2017 and ending 12/20/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 230.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

B72017 Weaving on Table Looms, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: ALL
Easy to learn on and use anywhere, table looms are extremely popular with many of today's weavers. Beginning weavers will learn how to set up the loom and weave a small project such as a scarf or table runner. Intermediate weavers will be instructed on a more challenging project. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 6 / Ages 16 and up
No class on November 23
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/2/2017 and ending 12/14/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 172.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 191.00 ea.

 

 

2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361, x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with
disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art
Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota
Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two
weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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