Weaving Color Gamp Towels / October 2019
A color gamp is a cloth that has sequence of different color stripes in the warp. Repeating those colors or a different set of colors in the weft allows the weaver to see how each of the warp colors interacts with each of the weft colors.
In this class you will explore color by weaving four beautiful cotton gamp-style dish towels to brighten your kitchen. If you prefer you can weave several color gamp samplers to be saved for future reference. The colors in the warp include gold, orange, red, purple, blue and green and intermediate shades for a total of 11 colors. You will have many colors to choose from when experimenting with weft colors.
While weaving the traditional gamp, other skills that can be explored during class include color and weave techniques, weaving with 2 shuttles, weaving with a temple, and hemstitching.
Class size: 3
Instructor: Pattie Lamb
Location: 5026 Myrtle Oak Drive, Cary, NC 27519
Prerequisites: Students should have some experience with weaving and be comfortable threading a loom. The instructor will measure the warps and wind them onto the back beam prior to class.
This class will require about 20 hours of instruction.
Taught on Mondays from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm with a break for lunch, the schedule is as follows:
- Monday, October 7, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
- Monday, October 14, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
- Monday, October 21, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
- Monday, October 28, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cancellation Policy: Class fees are forfeited for cancellations that occur less than thirty days prior to the first class session unless the spot can be filled from a waitlist. Refunds are not given after the start of class. Credit card fees may be deducted from any refund that is given.