Advanced Weaving


This class is for students with some weaving experience. They will receive individual attention to plan and design a weaving project on our 4-, 6-, 8- and 16-shaft looms. Efficient practices are emphasized to warp, set up, and weave a variety of woven structures.


Instructor: Kaisu Kilpijarvi
Class Number: W17FA1 Category:

Kaisu Kilpijarvi

Kaisu Kilpijarvi is a textile designer from Finland. She studied textiles in Kuopio Academy of Design and University of Lapland. Her passion is weaving as an art.

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Our sunlit Fiber Arts studio features:

  • Abundant natural light from skylights and expansive north-facing windows
  • 31 multi-shaft floor looms including one 16-shaft AVL Dobby and one 12-shaft Gilmore
  • One computerized 16-shaft AVL Dobby
  • Table looms, inkle looms, spinning wheels, and drop spindles
  • Facilities for dyeing
  • Several sewing machines