Coiled Vessels: Level 2
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Coiled Vessels: Level 2

This level 2 coiled weaving class will include how to splice and weave in LED lights and how to make handles and incorporate beads and other embellishments into a small to medium size vessel.  

HOMEWORK prior to class:   Weave a 4 inch diameter "start" (bottom) of a vessel.  

Materials included in your class fee: 
10 yards of 8/32 Fiberflex Core  
Instructional handout
1 string of Fairy Lights 

Materials list - please gather these supplies prior to class:
Large tapestry needle
Glue - suggested is Aleene's Original Tacky Glue.  You can buy it at Target, JoAnne's, Michael's, McGuckins.
2 colors of worsted wt wool yarn, at least 2 ply - (2-ply is best because of strength.  More than 2-ply gets a little bulky and hard to make smooth stitches)
Mary took a walk in the LYS worsted wt dept and suggested these yarns for basket making:  Painted SkyMalabrigo RiosSesame by Berocco, Grande Alegria and Alegria Bocados, Ultra Wool and Shepherds Wool.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Students will need to have fine motor skills, ability to hold a tapestry needle tightly. Previous level one class experience.
Materials Included: 10 yards of 8/32 Fiberflex Core, Fairy Lights and class handout
Instructor: Mary Balzer
Instructor Bio: Mary has been weaving and playing with the fiber arts for 30 years and is still having fun. Coiling is a technique that incorporates her love of vessels and circles, perfect metaphors for the ?circles of life? in which we all go round, one way or another. She has exhibited her vessels in CO, NM, FL, and WA galleries, as well as national basketry shows, and has been teaching the coiling technique since 1995.
Price includes instructional handout and 10 yards of 8/32 Fiberflex Core and Fairy Lights

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