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Heritage Spinning and Weaving

Learn about the methods and practices of traditional spinning and weaving at Casa San Ysidro


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Aug 24, 2019
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM


Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Corrales, NM 87048


Learn about the methods and practices of traditional spinning and weaving. Taught by expert fiber artists working in traditional methods, these classes include lectures, hands-on activities, and short- and long-term weaving projects. Included with paid admission.

Heritage Spinning and Weaving  connects the past to the present through immersive experiences in the techniques and history of weaving by use of traditional technology. This program is open to the public with a cap of 15 per class. These classes utilize the talents and teaching methods of different local spinners and weavers to gain perspective on different methods and sets of knowledge.

Fiber artists: Emily Stovel, Myra Chang Thompson, and Carla Wackenheim



Weaving, part II – demonstrating portions of the winding and warping with table looms using wool yarn and traditional patterns for jerga and colcha

Weaving - The original base fabric for a colcha: sabanilla – a loosely woven wool fabric with a 12 – 22 thread count. This class will include spinning socks along with the jerga and sabanilla fabric.


The class is included with paid admission. $4 - $6. Class size is limited. RSVP to Aaron Gardner at 505-898-3915 or [email protected] to reserve your spot.


Aaron Gardner