Lessons and Loom Rentals

Weaving Lessons


Private Instruction, In Studio - $35 / hour  (sample topics below )

  •       Using TempoTreadle (setup, loading designs, threading, weaving, length calcs, alerts)
  •       Designing Weaving Drafts with Fiberworks (bring your PC or Mac)
  •       Understanding Weaving Drafts
  •       Learn to Weave (planning to finishing)
  •       Warping a Loom
  •       Project Planning (project, yarn, weave structure selection, calculating yarn requirements, sett, finishing methods)

Group Instruction, In Studio 

  • Beginning Weaving: Hands On Weave your Own Scarf Weekend $200, includes yarn, use of loom and snacks!
  • Fiberworks and TempoTreadle  (Bring your own PC or Mac)   Saturday class  10-3  $80  
  • Jump Start to Weaving (weave a project on a loom setup and ready to go)

Studio Time - $10/hour  (use of equipment)

  •       Use of warping board or reel, bobbin winders, skeining equipment, bobbin racks
  •       For use of a loom, dedicated to you and your project, a minimum block of 10 hours studio time per month is required.   
  •       50% discount on studio time after 10 hours in a single month. 

Studio Hours

  •       Hours are usually available in the evenings (6pm-9pm) and all day weekends.  Please confirm planned visits in advance.
  •       Yarn and weaving supplies are available for purchase during studio hours, as well as online anytime.  No studio time charge for a shopping only visit.

Loom Rental (looms taken home with you)

  •       Floor and Table Looms are available for rent, check for available options
  •       Pricing starts at $50/month and increases depending on value of loom.
  •       A security deposit equal to two months’ rent is required in advance, returned in full after rental period if the returned loom is    not damaged.
  •       Loom delivery and setup quoted on request.
  •       Rental fees can be applied towards the purchase of the rented loom, or rental fees can go towards purchase of a new loom from LoftyFiber.


Spinning and Knitting Lessons

  • Contact us for information on group and private lessons