Looping with Joan Namkoong

  • 29 Jun 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Downtown Art Center, Orange Room, 1041 Nuuanu Ave., Second Floor, Honolulu, HI 96817
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Join us for Looping with Joan Namkoong


Looping is an ancient fiber technique where one thread travels in and out and crosses itself to form a stitch that does not unravel. Looping can form bags and vessels, surround an object or become an art piece. It's a simple and relaxing technique with few rules, uses just a needle and thread and lots of your creativity!






What to bring: 

  • $10 supply fee payable to instructor for waxed linen
  • Large eye tapestry needle, metal or plastic, approximately 2 inches long
  • Small scissors
  • Optional: bring a small bottle or object to loop over

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

This class is open to adults, and minors ages 12-17 when accompanied by a parent or guardian. If you are interested in taking the class with your child, please register online and add your child as a guest. Those registering for a Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui class may add one guest based on availability.

We require a minimum of three participants for each class. A full refund will be issued to those registered, if class is cancelled by Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui. Refunds for class registration cancellation by participant will be issued in full only if the cancellation is made more than 14 days before the class begins. 

MAP Downtown Art Center Parking in building, Chinatown Gateway Garage, enter on Bethel Street. Weekday rate: $3.00 for two hours, $1.50 for additional 30 minutes. Weekend rate: $.50 for 30 minutes, maximum fee of $3.00.  All Day weekday pass: park your car before 10 am, take your ticket back up to the person in the kiosk and request the $10 all day pass.  All transactions in cash. 

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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.

For more information contact: classes@hawaiihandweavers.org

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

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