Ikat - Dye and Weave Combo Class

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$200
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Wed, Jun 08: 6:30pm - 09:30pm
Wed, Jun 15: 6:30pm - 09:30pm
Wed, Jun 22: 6:30pm - 09:30pm
Wed, Jun 29: 6:30pm - 09:30pm
Location: Gowanus
505 Carroll St
(Btwn 3rd & 4th Avenues)
New York, NY 11215
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Class Information

  • Class Level: All levels
  • Age Requirements: 18 and older
  • Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this dye class:

Discover the ancient weaving art of Ikat - first starting by creating your pattern, winding and dying the wrap, and then finishing by learning the basics of weaving on a pre-dressed floor loom.

Ikat weaving is an ancient weaving and dyeing technique, that has been used on almost every continent. In this technique, the pattern of the fabric is obtained by resist-dyeing the warp threads before being woven. The pattern will be appear when the warp is woven, in a very subtle and feathered way. In the first two sessions students will create their ikat pattern, wind their warp and learn how to dye the warp threads. In the remaining 2 sessions students will learn the basics of weaving on a pre-dressed floor loom and watch their Ikat design come to life!

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Cancellation Policy

All classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met at least 24 hours prior to class start date. You will receive a reminder email one week before your class indicating that it will run, or if it is in danger of cancellation. If you receive this warning email, you will receive a second email the day before your class indicating if it will run. If your class is cancelled, you will be given the option of full refund or credit to apply toward a future course. 

For Student Cancellations:
Adult and Kids Courses; Summer and Mini Camps: 1 month notice is required for full refund or credit; less than one month is 75% refund or credit; less than one week there will be no refund. Requests for any refund must be done via email to [email protected].

For scheduled special events, demos, lectures, and workshops: please give 2 weeks notice in order to receive a full refund or credit.

All classes, workshops, special events, and gift certificates are non-transferable. No refunds will be given on Gift Certificates. Gift Certificates are valid for (1) one year from the date of purchase. 

Classes do not usually have Make Up sessions -- though you may be able to schedule with your instructor a time that they can offer you a little extra time. If you have to miss a class, you are responsible for getting the information that will catch you up on missed information. 


Teacher: Isa Rodrigues

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Isa is Studio Manager at Textile Arts Center, and is a master dyer and textile conservator.

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Textile Arts Center
Gowanus
505 Carroll St
Btwn 3rd & 4th Avenues
New York, NY 11215

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Reviews of Classes at Textile Arts Center

6 out of 7


Attended: Leather Apparel Sewing

I thought the teacher was great and overall it was a good experience. I was disappointed in the facilities. It's not ideal to sew leather on home sewing machines, especially ones that aren't in proper working condition. Students had to share sewing machines.


Attended: Leather Working

The instructor Cat was very informative and gave excellent instruction and problem solving in leather working. We were able to learn several techniques that were applicable in many ways in a short amount of time. It would be helpful if there was the next level of class offered after this - an intermediate to advanced to work on techniques and to learn more solutions.


Attended: Felting 101 with STATE

A fabulous course! Adrienne was so helpful, patient, encouraging, inspiring. She showed us multiple techniques and we each made 4 different items, like table runners, kindle covers, bowls, bags, and wall hangings. She even helped me do a nuno felted runner when I asked for it, even though she didn't plan on doing any nuno felting. She provided all the materials and the workspace was roomy and comfortable. It was a great fun way to spend the weekend. Many thanks Adrienne, Marta


Attended: Leather Working - Weekend Intensive

This course was really fantastic. I learned a lot of skills is such a short amount of time and I really enjoyed every second of it. Kat, the instructor, is phenomenal. She gave individualized attention to each person and really was knowledgable and helpful. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn how to make small leather goods, or just wants to learn a new skill.


Attended: Leather Working - Weekend Intensive

The class was great! We learned lots of great techniques and each had as much one-on-one time with Kat (the teacher) as we needed. We were also able to modify the preplanned projects to fit our preferences. I came out of the class with three piece I actually like so I would say it was a success. If you are signing up (which you should) I would recommend bringing a couple yards of leather, as there was a limited supply of large pieces. All leather-working tools were provided as well as a list of places to get everything we need to do it ourselves in the future.

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