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Trad Arts Studio Spring Classes 2018

  • 67 Roosevelt Avenue
  • Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • Phone 401-725-8638 x108
  • Dates: February 28, 2018 - June 9, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Saturday
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Price: Weaving (10 wks): $265; Caning (6 wks): $150; Knitting (6 wks): $150; Spinning (5 weeks): $125 for class + $30 Wheel Rental
Overview

Trad Arts Studio at Slater Mill is just the place to learn some new skills, or expand on those you may already have. On Wednesday Evenings & Saturday Mornings starting on March 31, historic Slater Mill transforms into a studio for learning contemporary art.

Hand Weaving: Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM. Lifetime artist & production weaver Suzi Ballenger teaches all levels of weaving in an open studio format on Saturday Mornings. We provide the Harrison Loom. March 31 - June 9 (10 Weeks)

Wheel Spinning: Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM. Beth Fitzpatrick, President of the Rhode Island Spinners Guild, teaches beginners on Saturday mornings. Students are provided a rental wheel and ample roving. March 31 - April 28 (5 weeks)

Chair Caning: Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Master craftsman Steve Emma teaches open-studio chair caning on Wednesday evenings. All levels welcome, you provide the chair & tools, he provides the rush & reeds. April 11 - May 16 (6 weeks)

Beginners Knitting: Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. On Wednesday evenings, pattern designer & knit instructor Pam Sluter teaches beginners solid foundations on which to build their knitting futures. April 11 - May16 (6 weeks)

For information on registration, contact Davis via info@slatermill.org, or by calling 401-725-8638 x.108. Slater Mill is located at 67 Roosevelt Avenue in downtown Pawtucket RI. The studio is accessible. Scholarships may be available on request.