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Saturday, October 21 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tweed: Blend & Spin - SOLD OUT LIMITED

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Get involved in another part of the spinning process by blending your own Tweed batt! 

We will begin this workshop by introducing students to the drum carder by blending a batt to their optimal speckled preference and what materials work best to achieve a tweed effect. 

Students will then experiment with different gauges and plies to achieve their desired tweed result in their handspun yarn that can be archived in a provided sample book.

Level of experience: Advanced Beginner (must be able to spin and ply but no carding experience required)

Materials Provided by Instructor: several drum carders, hand cards for student use, all supplies (4 oz of supplies including effect fibers, wool top, and dyed fleece, and sample making cards)

Materials Provided by Student: a spinning wheel, spindle, or espinner in good working order. 
Optional:  a drumcarder and/or a set of handcards if you own any, however, several carders will be available for student use. 

Homework: none

Questions for Emily?  Email her at bricolagestudios@gmail.com

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Emily Wohlscheid

Owner/Artist, Bricolage Studios
Emily Wohlscheid has loved fiber, jewelry, and sparkily things since she can remember. After receiving her BFA from Adrian College where she studied metalsmithing and textile techniques, she learned to spin as a way to get back in the classroom. She now creates hand crafted jewelry... Read More →

Saturday October 21, 2017 2:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Bldg D 41.936412, -73.908597
  Workshops, Spinning

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