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Woven Tapes (Bands) with the Medieval Bow Loom

Woven Tapes (Bands) with the Medieval Bow Loom

Regular price $225.00 USD
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Class Time: Sunday, April 27, 2024, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Lunch Break at 12 PM

Location: St. Louis Community College - Meramec Campus, 11333 Big Bend Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Check in at Registration 15 minutes prior to class starting at PE Building for location.

Instructor: Robin Goatey of The Dancing Goats

Are you interested in weaving, but not looking to invest in a floor loom? Or have you been weaving and are looking for an alternate loom that is also portable? Join Robin Goatey, an ancient tool user and creator for our modern world!

In this full day workshop, you will learn to use the Medieval Bow Loom & Roman Form Rigid Heddle from Pompeii & Sami Style Curved Shuttle to make the Tapes (Bands) that were used for reinforcing all sorts of fabrics, belts, or straps.

Class discussion will focus on the works of British Historian John Peter Wild’s studies of the Textile Technologies and Practices of Roman Brittain.

This class has a morning and afternoon session, taking a 1 hour break for lunch.

Skill Prerequisite: None.

Ages: High School, Adult

Supplies: Included in Class Cost

  • Bow Loom
  • Roman Pompeii Rigid Heddle
  • Curved Sami Style Shuttle
  • Warp & Weft Threads

Additional Supplies Needed: None.

    Homework: None.

    Class Policies

    • By signing up for this class, you have admission to Friday Night Vendor Marketplace Preview.
    • If a class is sold out, click here to be placed on the Wait List.
    • No refunds will be issued after April 1, 2024.
    • For any cancellations prior to April 1, 2024, a $25 administrative fee will be assessed.
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