Hand Woven Rugs Weaving Studio in Redding CA owned by Pat Monié
Hand Woven Rugs Studio is open to anyone interested in visiting.
I keep a loom warped for anyone wishing to give weaving a try for the first time, or for any weaver who isn't able to own a loom (or just hates the drudgery of dressing a loom), but would like to weave by the hour, or day.
Come to my studio for a day of weaving. You will leave with a rug that is approximately 2 feet wide by 4 feet long. No previous experience is necessary.
I will have the loom all ready for you to weave on, and you may bring your own weft material (old crib sheets, baby blankets, sweaters, shirts, bedspreads, ... ), or choose from my stash (I have cottons, wools, colored sheets, Pendleton wool, etc.).
If you have never used a loom before, I will instruct you, and give whatever help you need along the way. If you are already a weaver, you can just get started, or have a refresher coarse.
A Typical Day of Weaving
Student arrives around 9 am and we spend 1-2 hours touring the studio and becoming acquainted with the equipment, and discussing rug weaving possibilities.
$25 - a day of weaving by an experienced weaver using my equipment and warp. You will provide your own weft. The loom will be dressed with doubled warp ends at 6 epi. (Pendleton wool may be purchased @ $3/lb.)
Give your loved one a gift cerfificate for a day's weaving as a present!
My motto is "Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without."