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Friday, October 20 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Art of Navajo Weaving - SOLD OUT LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

The class will introduce the participant to an appreciation of Navajo (Dine) weaving by creating a small rug on an upright loom.  Navajo weavings are internationally known for their unique designs & techniques using vegetal, natural and aniline dyed handspun wool.  Participants will learn basic weaving techniques on a prepared warp using 100% wool weft that will be provided.  

Level of Experience:  No prior weaving experience is necessary.  

Instructor will provide all materials (You'll get to keep your loom) and will have weaving combs and battens available as loaners during the duration of workshop.  

Students provide:  measuring tape, scissors, tapestry or yarn needles, container/basket for wool, and pillow/blanket (optional) to cushion chair and battery operated task lighting (if needed).  Only if already have:  long 12 – 14” long narrow crochet hook (hook on both ends work better). 

Marilou can be reached at  mrischultz@msn.com 

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Marilou Schultz

Navajo Weavings & Supplies
Marilou Schultz, is a renowned Navajo weaver from the Navajo Nation, specialized in both traditional and contemporary weavings using handspun Navajo Churro.  She likes to experiments with her designs as well as in the dyeing of the yarns.  Marilou participates in the annual SWAIA Indian Market in Santa Fe, NM as well as the Heard Indian Fair, Phx, AZ; Maryland Sheep... Read More →



Friday October 20, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
Bldg D 41.936412, -73.908597

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