Weaving Fabrics That Crimp, Collapse, Crinkle and Pleat

  • 19 Jan 2023
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Downtown Art Center, Orange Room, 1041 Nuuanu Ave., Second Floor, Honolulu, HI 96817
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Join us for Weaving Fabrics That Crimp, Collapse, Crinkle and Pleat

A Presentation by Joan Namkoong

Learn how weaving with specific structures, materials and techniques can make your handwoven fabrics crimp. collapse, crinkle and pleat. Learn the basics of creating textural fabrics, see and feel samples made with various yarns and understand how they work. A two hour lecture; no weaving experience needed.


Instructor Bio

Joan Namkoong is a 30 year plus weaver who lives on the Big Island. She weaves and sells functional textiles like scarves, shawls, towels, rugs, runners and yardage for household use. Silk is her favorite thread followed by cotton. Plain weave is used most of the time on her 8- shaft Gilmore loom. She also uses a drawloom to weave complex images and patterns.

Hawaiʻi Handweavers' Hui members receive a discounted class fee. If you are interested in becoming a member please click HERE.

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Hawaiʻi Handweavers' Hui is supported in part by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

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