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Upcoming Events

  • Sat
    27
    May
    2017
    10 a.m.–2 p.m.25 Pine Street Ellsworth, ME 04605

    Weaving Structure and Design Tutorial

    with Master Weaver Chris Leith

    10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    $40.00

    This tutorial with master weaver Chris Leith of Eggemoggin Textile Studio is an opportunity for students from our Warping Weaving Workshop to advance their study and gain more technical knowledge as they tackle new weaving projects. The four hour tutorial will focus on weave structures and the challenges of designing a project.

    Weave Structures

    Students can expect to learn about some of the weave structure families, including: plain weave, twill, lace, and double weave. We will also compare commercial and handwoven samples made with different fibers and yarns. Our discussion will focus on how various cloth structures are used and the weaving notation (draft) for these structures. This tutorial will help new weavers understand new structures, and affirm that they are less confusing than they may look!

    Designing a Project

    The second portion of this tutorial will focus on the challenges of designing a project. Selecting a pattern and materials leads to all kinds of other decisions. Chris will help explain how to navigate these decisions as you move forward with your design. We will go through various approaches to planning your project, including ways to design an interesting warp without breaking the bank (How much yarn should I purchase?) and the importance of sett (ends per inch or EPI). This portion of the tutorial will also include some practice project worksheets.

    Call 207.664.0222 to reserve a spot or click the button below.

  • Thu
    10
    Aug
    2017
    Sat
    12
    Aug
    2017
    Thursday 2-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m.Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662

    Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House
    Invitational Arts and Crafts Show

    Artsworth is excited to announce that we will be teaming up with longtime curators Jodi Aragona and Linda Perrin to host the eleventh annual Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House Invitational Arts and Crafts Show. Happening:

    Thursday, August 10, 2–7 P.M.

    Friday, August 11, 10–5 P.M.

    Saturday, August 12, 10–5 P.M.

    This show will take place in and around the grounds of the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor. The curators, Jodie Aragona and Linda Perrin, have selected approximately thirty distinguished artisans in a variety of mediums to participate. Many of the exhibitors are quite local, while some are from other parts of ME, MA, NY, PA, RI, etc... 

    With the help of the Neighborhood House's beauty, we create a simple direct marketplace where artisans bring their wares and meet their audience face-to-face. This show has a relaxed and elegant atmosphere, with no admission charge. Join us on Thursday evening for a delightful wine and cheese opening.

    At this time, we are accepting applications from artisans interested in becoming exhibitors. To apply to this show as an exhibitor, please click the "apply" button below.