Slow North

Sunday, October 24th - DIY Handweaving Workshop

$ 85

Join us for an afternoon Handweaving Workshop at Slow North's shop featuring local artist Zanny Cox of Zanny Adornments. This beginner’s class covers the basic techniques of tapestry weaving. Zanny will delve into the historical and cultural significance of handweaving, teach you to tap into your creative flow, and explain color theory and fiber textures. You'll learn how to create your very own woven wall hanging from start to finish and if you'd like to continue your practice at home, Zanny's Weaving Kit will be available for purchase at a discount.

Claim your place today! We are limiting class capacity to 8 attendees and masks will be required.

Bio:

Based in Austin, Zanny works in her home studio with sustainably sourced natural fibers, including wool from Texas and New Mexico sheep farms. She draws on her multicultural heritage and history to influence her art practice. Her work is an approach to ancient craft with a modern aesthetic; every element of her craft tells a story. 

Included in this Workshop:

  • Materials: handweaving tools, loom, yarn, a wood rod for mounting, and a project guide
  • 1.5 hours of hands-on instruction from a local artist
  • Your own handwoven wall hanging to take home
  • Beverages

Workshop details:

  • Sunday, October 24th
  • Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Masks required
  • 10% off Slow North store (valid day of the workshop only)
  • All workshop sales final

Workshops are hosted in Slow North's beautiful north-central shop located at 2700 W. Anderson Ln., Suite 410 (between Epoch Coffee and Madam Mam's) in Austin. Free parking is available in the lot out front.

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