Weaving In a Parallel Universe


Linda Hartshorn, Instructor

August 26,27,28   2017 (15 hours    2 1/2 days)
Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Saturday & Sunday:   9:30am -12:30pm & 1:30pm-4:30pm
Monday August 28:   9:30am -12:30pm

Tuition $250 plus $15 materials fee.

To enroll send $50 non-refundable deposit with contact information and class request to:
Pacific Textile Arts 450 Alger St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437
OR … use our online registration form and optionally pay deposit with paypal.


Explore a Parallel Universe of possibilities in weaving! Parallel threadings are incredibly versatile and can be used to weave a variety of structures including four color doubleweave, echo weave twills, and turned taquete. Create vibrant colorways, iridescence, and echoes by using two or more colors in the warp. Weave samples in a round robin, study drafts and learn how to create a parallel threading. Add the power of parallel threadings to your weaving repertoire.

Students should bring:
Portable floor loom or table loom, 8 or more shafts, in good working order.  Limited number of 8 harness floor looms available at PTArts on a first come first served basis.  Loom will be pre-warped according to instructions.  Two boat shuttles with bobbins, scissors, tape measure, weft yarn, and Fray Check (a fabric glue for separating samples). Bring any items needed to mend broken warps.   For note-taking and drafting bring pen, pencil, paper and colored pencils.



LINDA HARTSHORN is known for unique dyework and lively use of color in her handwoven textiles. With over fifteen years of teaching experience, Linda shares her positive, fun and supportive style in workshops all over the country. She recently opened Lost Coast Weaving Studio in the mountains of Northern California, where she holds classes and creates her own work. Linda is a two time winner of the Victor Thomas Jacoby Award. Click HERE for her website.


Linda Hartshorn photo


“In weaving I have discovered the threads that connect us to other weavers, to other places and other times. For me weaving is an essential part of being human. I try to express this in my work, which is influenced by many textile traditions but is still very much my own. I use natural fibers, a diversity of weave structures, and hand dyeing, including the extensive use of plant and mineral dyes, to create artistry in fiber.”




QUESTIONS? CONTACT via email Linda Hartshorn or phone (707-599-2729)
— or — LOLLI JACOBSEN or phone (707-964-4819)