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Event Series Event Series: Beginner Weaving Workshop

Beginner Weaving Workshop

February 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners present:
Beginner Weaving Workshop

Let’s make a handwoven textured scarf from start to finish! 

A picture of a four-shaft table loom set up to weave a striped cotton scarfLearn how to plan a weaving project and calculate carefully how much yarn you will need.

Learn the basics of setting up a table loom from warping to tie up.

Create a beautiful textured scarf using plain weave. 

Finishing techniques will be demonstrated to complete the scarf off the loom.

The final size of the scarf will be 12” W x 65” L after wet finishing.


Materials for this project include a choice of 2-3 colours in a gorgeous 100% cotton slub yarn and are covered under the materials fee. Students will be able to select their colours ahead of time once they have registered.

This is a 5-day class held at Neilson Park Creative Centre in Studio C (56 Neilson Dr, Toronto ON, M9C 1V7) from 10am-4pm each session. Please bring lunch (and snacks!).

Day one: Saturday, Feb 4th
Day two: Sunday, Feb 12th
Day three: Saturday, Feb 18th
Day four: Saturday, Feb 25th
Day five: Saturday, Mar 4th



Instructor: Johana Cordero

Prerequisite: None, this is a beginner class and requires no previous experience.

Fees: $300 registration fee. Fee is non-refundable. To register, please send an email and e-transfer to ehsguild@gmail.com. There is also a $65 materials fee payable to the instructor, due 1 week before the class begins.

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About the instructor: Johana Cordero is a textile and fashion artist based out of Toronto. She is a graduate of Sheridan College and NSCAD University where she received her Bachelor of Fine Art in Textile & Fashion studies. Johana brings 8 years of teaching experience and 14 years to her own craft.

Her work focuses on hand-dyed fibres that are woven into one-of-a-kind commission pieces for homes and commercial spaces. She likes to approach every project as a unique opportunity to apply a diverse range of techniques to modernize textiles.

Johana is the founder of Loom Studio, a weaving studio dedicated to the practice of traditional craft techniques and weaving education. Working at Loom Studio, she continues to expand her range of classes and diversifies her teaching abilities with every wonderful student she meets.


February 4, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Neilson Park Creative Centre
56 Neilson Dr.
Etobicoke, ON M9C 1V7 Canada
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