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Workshops


4-day workshop: WEAVE HACKERS 2017

Time: August 22-25, 2017

Place: Tartu Art College (Estonia) Tähe 38b, 50103 TARTU

Supervisor: Kadi Pajupuu (docent, Textile art and design lecturer at Tartu Art College)

Target audience: weaving teachers, textile professionals etc .

Number of participants: 10

During this workshop weaving teachers and textile professionals can get hands on experience with the loom-related inventions of Estonian textile artist and inventor Kadi Pajupuu. The tools to be used include also Stepping Reed and RailReed. Introduction to MultiWeave – 3D printing with yarn.
We will be using 12 handlooms, among them 2 Toika computer looms. Looms are ready to weave; warp materials include wool, cotton, linen and paper.

Participants are encouraged to share their experience in teaching the art of handweaving and show creative works that they and their students have made.

Price: EUR 300 (price includes workshop participation fee, materials used, coffee breaks, excursions and fees for museum visits). Price does not include accommodation and lunch.

Timetable: 
August 22
11-13 Arrival, coffee and introduction of participants
13-14 Lunch
14-17 Introduction of looms, tools and available materials, weaving
17-18 Discussion on weaving hacks

August 23
10-13 Weaving
13-14 Lunch
14-18 Visit to ERM (Estonian National Museum)

August 24
10-13 Weaving
13-14 Lunch
14-17 Weaving
17-18 Discussion on weaving materials

August 25
8-18 Textile Tour
Visits to textile enterprises, wool factories and getting a glimpse of local culture and nature.

Registration is open until May 30 2017

Course information in printable version.




4-day workshop Weave Hackers
August 23-26, 2016
Tartu, Estonia

Supervisor: Kadi Pajupuu (docent, Textile art and design lecturer at Tartu Art College)
Target audience: weaving teachers, textile professionals
Number of participants: 12

During this workshop weaving teachers and textile professionals can get hands on experience with the loom-related inventions of Estonian textile artist and inventor Kadi Pajupuu. The tools to be used include also Stepping Reed and RailReed. We will be using inventive tools on 12 handlooms, among them 2 Toika computer looms. Looms are ready to weave; warp materials include wool, cotton, linen and paper. Participants are encouraged to share their experience in teaching the art of handweaving and show creative works that they and their students have made.






Timetable


August 23
11-13 Arrival, coffee and introduction of participants
13-14 Lunch
14-17 Introduction of looms, tools and available materials, weaving
17-18 Discussion on weaving hacks

August 24
10-13 Excursion to local textile enterprises
13-14 Lunch
14-17 Weaving
17-18 Discussion on weaver as an entrepreneur

August 25
10-13 Weaving
13-14 Lunch
14-17 Weaving
17-18 Discussion on weaving materials

August 26
8-18 Textile Tour: Tartu-Lake Peipsi-Varnja-Kolkja-Jõgeva-Raasiku-Tallinn.
Visits to textile enterprises, wool factories and getting a glimpse of local culture and nature.

Price: EUR 300 (price includes workshop participation fee, materials used, coffee breaks, excursions and fees for museum visits). Price does not include accommodation and lunch.

Registration is open until April 30
Register here:
http://bit.do/weavehackers

Booklet of the workshop


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