August 2021 Weaving Workshop in Hartford

Additional Registration Information as of July 2021


  • Everyone will need to follow our COVID protocols, which may include wearing masks, social distancing and hand sanitizing. If you are registered, additional information will be emailed to you prior to the start of the workshop.

  • Tuition will be refunded only if the class is canceled by the Weaving Center, or if there is a waiting list and your spot can be filled. 

  • If you choose to pay by check, payment must be received prior to the start of class.

Turned Beiderwand with karen donde: 
One Threading, Multiple Structures

  • Dates: August 27-28-29, 2021 

  • Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Experience Recommended: Intermediate/Advanced

  • Workshop fee: $305, if you bring your own loom,

  • $330 if you use a loom provided by the Center. All prices includes the materials fee.  

Join the talented Karen Donde during this three-day workshop. Learn Beiderwand basics and how to warp and tension a supplementary warp with or without a second warp beam, design turned Beiderwand, turn a draft and adapt the threading to weave several different structures. Each participant will weave a variety of samples on his/her own loom, as that is the fun of turning this draft. Several different drafts will be provided to offer a variety of designs for discussion. 




About Karen Donde:

Karen is a juried member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild. An experienced and award-winning writer, Donde now writes for and about weavers. She is a contributor to Handwoven magazine and other allied publications.

    “Exploring infinite ways to create patterned textiles at the loom drives my fascination with weaving. I am drawn to intricate structural interlacements, but am thrilled when simple combinations of structure, color and texture yield beautiful, complex-looking woven designs.”