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Immersion Weaving

Close up of hands working a loom

Written by: Golden Acres Ranch
January 5, 2020

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Spend three days immersing yourself in learning (or reviewing) the basics of weaving.

Learn how to…

  • wind a warp
  • dress the loom
  • read a draft
  • plan a project.

After this workshop, you’ll be ready to continue your weaving adventure independently. Designed for beginner level but advanced beginners will not be bored.

Class size is limited to 6 people!

The focus of this class is to learn the process rather than to produce a product, though you’ll weave mug rugs and a sampler of weave structures in class.

Small ( 20″ ) looms will be provided or you can bring your own. If you work on your own loom you’ll have a third project on it to finish at home.

Cost: $300
includes yarns for the first exercise

Dates/Time: Jan 18, 19, 20 from 10-4 each day.

Location: Golden Acres Ranch
704 Barnes Road
Monticello, FL 32344

Supplies List

You will need to bring:

  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape or 6″ ruler
  • 2 colors of weaving yarn in a 3/2 or 5/2 weight, at least 100 yards of each (size 3 crochet cotton).

You may want to bring:

  • Tall chair or stool if working on a table loom
  • Task light
  • Note-taking materials
  • Any of your own weaving tools you’d like to use in class

For more information about the venue, email bobbie.golden@gmail.com or call/text 850-508-2607

Ramona Abernathy-Paine

Ramona is an award-winning textile artist who resides here in north Florida. She has been fascinated by textiles her entire life. She learned to weave in 1994 and began creating her own fabrics and exploring color and its interaction with structure.

Her work has been shown in galleries through the Southeast, with pieces in private collections across the U.S. and in several foreign countries.

Teaching is one more way in which she can share her passion for weaving. You can learn all about her at her website.

For more information about the class, contact Ramona Abernathy-Paine at rapweaver@embarqmail.com or 850-656-6182.

Where to Stay

If you are outside a comfortable driving distance, there are lovely places to stay right here in Monticello. We recommend Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast.