Spinning Blended Fibers


One seat including materials fees for Spinning Blended Fibers with Abby Franquemont on October 14, 2020. See details below for more info.

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Spinning Blended Fibers by Abby Franquemont

Workshop Description: We’ll spin several blends of wool and silk, blends of wool and modern synthetics such as rayon including Tencel and bamboo-based rayon, nylon, and glittery fibers. Lastly, we’ll spin a blend with luxury fibers. You’ll learn methods for controlling your blends to get a variety of effects, how to judge what your blend may come out like, and talk about what blends can do that unblended fibers don’t.

Student skill level: Ideal for the advanced beginner and beyond.

Students to bring: Wheel or spindle, your choice! Students should also bring hand cards, flicks, or combs if they have them.

Materials fee: Included in the cost of the workshop. Coffee, continental breakfast, and vegan-friendly buffet lunch are also provided.

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 14, 2020. 9am-4pm.

Location: Hudson Valley Workshops hosted by Clemes & Clemes at the Best Western Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, 503 Washington Ave, Kingston, NY 12401. Hotel rooms may be reserved via this link at the adjoining Best Western Plus for $129 per night for one or two beds for Monday, October 12th through Thursday, October 15th. Ask for the “Hudson Valley Workshops Rate” if placing your reservation over the phone at (845) 338-0400. Room reservations must be made by September 12, 2020.

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