Workshop alert – Cotton Spinning with Joan Ruane

Posted By Web Manager on January 27, 2014

COTTON SPINNING MADE EASY –

INTRODUCTION TO COTTON SPINNING 


Foothill Fibers Guild is hosting a one-day Cotton Spinning workshop with renown instructor, Joan Ruane.
Date: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Time: 9am-4pm

Location: Nevada City Vet’s Hall

Cost: $60 plus $8 materials fee

Workshop Description:
This class is a basic introduction to cotton spinning. It is designed to show how easy it is to spin cotton and to give the spinner an understanding of both cotton and their wheel.  Students learn how and why to adjust their wheel for this fine, short staple fiber.  This workshop gives spinners proper techniques for spinning different forms of cotton fiber from the cotton boll to prepared sliver. Students will learn how to ply cotton and finishing yarns for weaving or knitting will be discussed.

Please contact Diane Christ by email, bizzd&#64yahoo.com, for further details and/or to reserve your space.