Monday, September 14, 2015

Hello Fall!

I have two classes on my schedule for this Fall. One at Woven Art in East Lansing. Two  at Interlochen this October. Please read on for details.

Hello Routine! How I have missed you!

Beginning Multi Harness Loom WeavingLearn how to warp (set up) the multiharness loom with a two color warp, and weave basic structures including plain, basket and twill. Discover how color and structure influence each other. You will have a library of patterns when you are finished. If you are a fast weaver, you will have time to plan and complete a simple project of your own choosing with instructor guidance. 
If you are an experienced weaver and would like to move to the next step - I would love to have you in class! Please go to www.mcrayweaving.blospot.com, click on the Classes I Teach tab, and read about my suggested weaving curriculum. 
Class meets Tuesdays October 13 to December 15:15 to 7:45 p.m.$120At Woven Art in East Lansing. Call 517-203-4467 to enroll



Twist and shape! Learn the ancient art of coil basketry in this workshop. 
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Class held from 9 a.m. to Noon
Registration: $65 / Supply Fee: $10
In this three-hour introductory course, you will learn about the ancient art of coil basketry by creating your own colorful basket. Fiber artist Nancy McRay will teach you how to begin the bottom coil of your basket, attach new layers, control the shape and add additional stitches for texture. Students will also learn how to incorporate color patterns and be inspired by both traditional and contemporary artists working with this technique. You will be amazed as your basket takes shape before your eyes as you wrap, coil, and stitch with basic, everyday materials. Continue your experience and learn even more technqiues by registering for the Coil Basketry Package. All supplies will be provided by the instructor. All skill levels welcome. 
Register Here for the October 18th Coil Basketry Package
Extend your experience and sign up for both the 3-Hour Introduction to Coil Basketry and 3-Hour Additional Techniques in Coil Basketry and receive a price break on your registration. Enjoy a full day of coil basketry for only $125 (supplies included). 
- See more at: http://college.interlochen.org/introcoilbasketry#sthash.1ZvbY7T4.dpuf

A continuation of the concepts and techniques covered in the 3-Hour Introduction to Coil Basketry workshop. 
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Class held from 2 to 5 p.m.
Registration: $65 / Supply Fee: $10
This course is a continuation of the concepts and techniques covered in the 3-Hour Introduction to Coil Basketry workshop and/or is a course for those students who are looking to enhance their previously developed coil basketry skills. Further guidance and additional concepts will be provided by the instructor. All supplies will be provided by the instructor.
Register Here for the Coil Basketry Package                                                       
Extend your experience and sign up for both the 3-Hour Introduction to Coil Basketry and the 3-Hour Additional Techniques in Coil Basketry and receive a price break on your registration. Enjoy a full day of coil basketry for only $125 (supplies included). 
- See more at: http://college.interlochen.org/additionalcoilbasketry#sthash.NfqHcboU.dpuf

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