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A75119 Advanced Beginner Weaving, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Sold Out)
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: AB
No class on October 7

This class continues the exploration of hand weaving using Art Center looms. Individual skills will be expanded and different techniques will be introduced depending on class interests. A great class for advanced beginners and those wanting to refresh their weaving skills.

Enrollment limited to 8; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/9/2019 and ending 10/21/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 199.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 179.00 ea.

A70019 Intermediate Weaving, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Sold Out)
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 9; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/3/2019 and ending 10/22/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

A70419 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 9/4/2019 and ending 10/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

A71219 Folk Art 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, wool preparation, a variety of finishing techniques, and the rich traditions behind this folk art. 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. A materials list is on the website. Beginners' kit is an additional $30 plus tax.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/4/2019 and ending 10/23/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

A78119 Beginning Weaving, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Skill Level: B, AB
No class on October 3

This class introduces the pleasures of hand weaving. Using Art Center table 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. A variety of twill patterns will be explored. 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/5/2019 and ending 10/24/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 232.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.

B75119 Advanced Beginner Weaving
This class continues the exploration of hand weaving using Art Center looms. Individual skills will be expanded and different techniques will be introduced depending on class interests. A great class for advanced beginners and those wanting to refresh their weaving skills.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/28/2019 and ending 12/16/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.

B70019 Intermediate Weaving
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.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/29/2019 and ending 12/17/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

B70419 Wednesday Weaving
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.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/30/2019 and ending 12/18/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

B71219 Folk Art Rug Hooking
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, wool preparation, a variety of finishing techniques, and the rich traditions behind this folk art. 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. A materials list is on the website. Beginners' kit is an additional $30 plus tax.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/30/2019 and ending 12/18/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

B78119 Beginning Weaving, Thur 9:30am-12:30pm
This class introduces the pleasures of hand weaving. Using Art Center table 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. A variety of twill patterns will be explored. 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.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/31/2019 and ending 12/19/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 232.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.

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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


The 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 Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

   
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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