Ancient Art of Rug Weaving
Join rug weaving master Craftsman, Hayk Oltaci, for a four-week workshop this March in Long Island City at Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries. Learn the art of rug weaving and discover the ancient art of rug making!
When: Classes start the last week of March 2014 (Tuesday & Wednesday).
* In March: 25th, 26th from 7:00pm-9:00pm
* In April: 1st, 2nd, from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where: Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries
9-20 35th Avenue, Space 3D
Long Island City, NY 11106
Price: $245.00/per person
You will learn the ABCs of vertical rug weaving, including terms such as warp and weft, techniques such as knotting and the basics of design. You will discover how to weave a rug in your own design. You will actually practice the art of rug making by weaving a small rug of your own using the loom and materials provided to each participant. This is an exciting opportunity to learn how rugs have been made for thousands of years from an experienced teacher who will carefully guide you at every stage.
Enjoy traditional music & tea while learning how to weave a traditional rug on your own loom! Everyone leaves with their own mini rug. All materials and supplies provided. All ages welcome.
Limited seating, reservations required. (10 person)
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