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Discover the art of weaving and unlock your creativity with a variety of textile classes in NYC. Learn traditional techniques, experiment with different materials, and create beautiful woven pieces to enhance your home or wardrobe.

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After Workshop: Tapestry Weaving

Textile Arts Center @ 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY

Tapestry weaving is an ancient technique used by many cultures to create fabrics for clothes and furnitures, and wall hangings. In our tapestry weaving classes, students will learn the basics of tapestry weaving, how to plan and design a tapestry project, and traditional and contemporary tapestry techniques. You'll learn how to make your own frame loom, how to set it up and how to weave, while experiment with color, pattern and texture.​ Our...

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 6:30–9pm Eastern Time


One Day Intensive: Bead Weaving

Textile Arts Center @ 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY

With very little assembly required, students will spend the majority of this class weaving. With a bead loom, we can produce bracelets, belts, or bands that can be used as an appliqué with another project or as standalone pieces. While bead weaving generally produces rectangular shapes, it is also possible to learn how to create angular and curvy forms too. Your instructor will help you with project planning as well as with starting and finishing...

Sunday Feb 18th, 11am–5pm Eastern Time


Adirondack Backpack Weaving

Hudson River Maritime Museum @ 86 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY

Learn how to create a lightweight, hands-free backpack perfect for daily use and farmers markets in this Adirondack Backpack Weaving course. Master basic weaving skills and explore the art of shaping and rimming to create your own unique projects. Join instructor Sue Muldoon and discover the beauty of weaving at the Hudson River Maritime Museum.

Saturday Mar 9th, 8am–5pm Eastern Time

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Make a Splint Weave Stool

Hudson River Maritime Museum @ 86 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY

In this class, students will learn basic weaving patterns which are applicable to Shaker tape, ash splint, vinyl splint and reed. We will construct a footstool and then weave the seat with fibre splint.  the class includes all the materials necessary to leave with a beautiful hand woven footstool. 

Saturday Feb 10th, 10am–4pm Eastern Time

One Day Intensive: Macrame + Knotting

Textile Arts Center @ 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY

Macrame is a textile-making craft using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. In this class you will learn the basic knots of macrame and use it to make ornamental and decorative projects ranging from necklaces, to plant hangers and more. Our classes are designed to focus on a learned skill rather than a final product. At TAC, our mission is to provide skills and knowledge for a lifetime! All materials for sample making and learning the technique...

Sunday Jan 14th, 11am–5pm Eastern Time

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Outside In Art Inc @ Zoom

Weaving workshop is designed for artists, educators and anyone interested in learning the basics of weaving. In this course you will learn how to warp a cardboard loom, make a pouch loom, weave on a cricket loom and learn various weaving techniques. We will be weaving with yarn and recycled materials.

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Beginner Weaving

WE GATHER @ 67 35th St., Brooklyn, NY

Learn the basics of hand-weaving and get a head start on your first woven wall hanging. Perfect for those on the hunt for a new skill, this 2.5-hour workshop covers all you need to know to get weaving on a frame loom. We’ll cover setting up the loom, basic weaving techniques, texture, and finishing methods, all the while experimenting with fun and varied materials. You get to take home your very own custom WE GATHER loom kit so the weaving fun...

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Wildflower Weaving

WE GATHER @ 67 35th St., Brooklyn, NY

Wrap up a busy day in a fresh way by blending the magic of textiles with the delight of the natural plant world. Learn the basic principles of weaving using a custom frame loom, all while interacting with a variety of plant and flora offerings. Each participant will walk away with a sculptural wildflower wall hanging and small wooden frame loom. All materials are included. Enjoy light beverages and a generous helping of laughter while you weave...

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Basic Weaving

M Avery Designs @ 720 Monroe St, Hoboken, NJ

In this workshop, you will learn how to create a woven wall tapestry on a frame loom. You will learn basic weaving terminology and how to use the tools you'll need to create your woven art, along with three basic weaving techniques. From start to finish, you'll acquire a basic understanding of weaving with enough knowledge to go home and continue creating and experimenting with yarn and fibers to expand upon your weaving repertoire.

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Introduction to SAORI Weaving

Loop of the Loom @ 227 E 87th St, New York, NY

If you are looking for a weaving place for the first challenge, a new hobby, or relaxation, this class is perfect match for you! Even if you are an experienced weaver, you will be surprised by the smoothness of the SAORI loom and experience a weaving journey. This introductory class is the 2-hour setting to enjoy weaving and complete a tapestry to take home. We guide you how to weave with a pre-set loom. SAORI weaving method is the easy-to-learn...

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Introduction to Weaving

Jen Neal Studio @ 348 S 4th St , Brooklyn, NY

Join us for a 3 hour lesson to learn how to create your own woven wall hanging. This class will teach you the basic weaving stitches, plus provide you with all of the supplies that you need to begin weaving like a pro. You can translate these skills into weaving garments, pillow covers and more. Join our weaving tribe! You will leave class with a built-in network of weavers who will cheer you on along the way. What's included: All supplies needed...

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Beginner Weaving

Maryanne Moodie @ 574 Atlantic Ave, 2nd Floor , Brooklyn, NY

G'day Future Weavers!  I'm incredibly excited to be teaching in Brooklyn!! I can't wait to meet you all over brightly coloured yarn and sustainable looms! Here are the details: Item details Handmade item Made to order Materials yarn,  loom What you get:  beginners frame loom to take home (or choose BYO loom for $50 off) needle and scissors enough fibres to finish your piece 3 hours of tuition with Maryanne Moodie MM tote bag ...

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Weaving Workshop

Bat Haus @ 459 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY

If you're looking for relaxing hobbies, gorgeous handmade wall art, or a creative community in Brooklyn, join this weaving class for all skill levels! In this craft class, you'll learn how to make a handmade tapestry and the knowledge to continue with your new craft hobby. In this class in NYC, you'll practice and learn all the basic skills for weaving, starting with how to warp a loom. You can be as creative as you want and use yarn of various...

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Weaving Workshop

Brooklyn Shoe Space @ 224 Roebling St, Brooklyn, NY

You will learn how to hand weave your own tapestry wall hanging on a lap loom. All materials for weaving and learning techniques are included, but students are encouraged to bring fibers (yarns or string) and objects they would like to incorporate in their tapestries.  Please note weaving is a slow process and you won't be able to finish a complete wall hanging but each student will take home their 12"x12" loom & enough yarns to continue...

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Tapestry Weaving

Textile Arts Center @ 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY

In the Tapestry Weaving class, students will learn to design and hand weave their own tapestry wall hanging. Students will learn how to use traditional tapestry techniques and apply them to their design. Some basic techniques that will be covered are soumak, warp wrapping, knotting and chaining, twining, overlay and fringing in addition to some very light color theory. All materials for sample making and learning the technique are included....

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Best Weaving Classes in NYC

Weaving began over 12,000 years ago. It can be traced back to Neolithic times and was first developed by twisting together plant fibers. It can be done by hand or machine and involves interlinking vertical and horizontal threads. 

Individuals should not only learn weaving techniques but also appreciate weaving for what it is. It requires great patience and involves problem-solving skills, especially in the beginning. 

Learning simple weaving skills helps individuals eventually learn more advanced skills. For example, those who know how to weave simple shapes, like squares, triangles, and circles, will be able to learn more complex shapes.

Most individuals who learn to weave end up falling in love with the craft. Enroll in a course today, whether in-person, online, or self-paced, and understand this unique skill!

Why You Should Learn Weaving in NYC

There are various reasons why individuals should learn weaving in NYC. Very few tools are needed to get started, and it can be quite a rewarding experience. Weaving allows for the possibility of creating beautiful items with just your hands and a few tools. Finished pieces are unique and can be used in a variety of ways. 

Weaving can be a fun hobby to have. It can help relieve stress and make individuals more productive in their free time. It can even provide individuals with a skill that can be used to make things for others. 

Learning weaving plugs individuals into a larger community. There are so many different clubs, groups, organizations, and events where those interested in weaving can meet others. One specific group in NYC is the New York Guild of Handweavers (NYGH). The group is perfect for anyone seeking information and mutual support regarding weaving. 

It can even help to master weaving to start a side hustle or part-time business potentially. Enroll in a course today and boost your skill set!

In-Person Weaving Classes & Schools in NYC

Individuals who prefer interacting with others and training in a classroom can look into in-person weaving classes. In-person weaving classes are faster and easier with someone there to answer your questions as you go. It can be more fun to share your weaving journey with friends. In-person weaving classes can be a great way to learn weaving quickly. Individuals who enroll in in-person classes don’t have to worry about providing the materials, the right workspace, or having a big clean up afterward. 

One course offered by Brooklyn Craft Company in NYC is Beginner Quilting. The course is held by Brooklyn Craft Company and is located at 165 Greenpoint Ave in Brooklyn. Individuals who are 18 and older learn modern quilting techniques and all the basics of assembling, machine-quilting, and making a small quilt. 

Tapestry Weaving for Beginners is offered by 92nd Street Y and is located at 1395 Lexington Ave. Individuals learn to dress the loom, start weaving, add patterns, and tie it off. The course allows individuals to create tapestries that can be utilized as coasters or wall hangings. 

Those looking to learn how to repair their clothing items can enroll in Alterations Workshop., offered by the New York Sewing Center. The course is located in Midtown, Manhattan. It covers how to alter clothes and perform quick fixes. Specific concepts taught include how and where to add or remove ease from a garment and how to adjust a hemline with hand and machine stitches. 

Individuals looking to work with a needle and thread or start using their sewing machine for the first time should look into Sewing Machine Basics Workshop, which is also offered by the New York Sewing Center. The course teaches all the necessary terminology and equipment and covers all sewing essentials. 

Virtual Weaving Classes & Schools

You don’t have to give up your dream of learning to weave just because you don’t live near a class or your schedule doesn’t fit. Individuals can learn everything they need to know about weaving online. 

Enrolling in a virtual weaving class allows you to choose from classes taught anywhere. You can save time commuting, so you have more time to dedicate to weaving. The only thing needed to learn to weave online is a device connected to the internet, a place to work, and weaving materials. 

Some online classes require that students provide their supplies. Instructors include detailed lists so that individuals can purchase the necessary items before class begins. 

It’s simple to get started learning with online weaving classes at CourseHorse. Individuals can choose a class that best suits their needs. 

Those looking to learn to weave and explore traditional tapestry approaches can enroll in Introduction to Weaving. The course covers interlocking, inlay and shape-building, basket weave, soumak, pile, rya, and twining techniques. 

Mending and the Art of Repair teaches individuals to fix and revive worn and old garments with techniques of mending and embellishment. Individuals learn the basics and get the chance to express their unique style. 

Private Group Weaving Classes in NYC

Do you want to schedule a weaving class as a fun team-building event for your business or organization? CourseHorse has live online group classes that they can deliver to you. Private weaving group classes are a great team-building event for any business or organization. They can help individuals to learn to weave in no time. CourseHorse offers virtual private weaving classes for New York businesses.

Learning one of the hottest trends in the crafting world with Virtual Tapestry Loom Weaving. The course is beginner-friendly and teaches how to make woven wall hangings. Critical concepts taught include how to make a DIY loom, set up the warp thread on a loom, do weaving stitches, and add fringes to your design.

Participants don’t need to buy supplies beforehand, as CourseHorse ships all the necessary supplies to each participant. Individuals receive three types of yarn, a dowel and a loom. 

When booking with CourseHorse, individuals don’t have to worry about knowing their exact group size when they book. If a group meets the minimum required amount, they can add or delete participants until a week before the class starts. There are no fees to book, and a confirmation is provided within 24 hours of reserving a class. It is recommended that groups use Zoom to participate, but CourseHorse can accommodate Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx.

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