Upcoming Events

Super Kai 2016 Weaving Retreat: August 19-21, 2016

June 2nd SAORI Weaving Workshop

June 2, 2018

9 am – 5 pm

BellaVida Retreat Center
Wimberley, TX

Join Wimberley Valley Saori and Handmade Saori Weaving Studio for this one day Saori workshop at the beautiful BellaVida Retreat Center.

Enjoy the free-expression and tranquility of Saori weaving while learning a bit of the history and philosophy of this weaving movement. Take home a unique piece of art.

NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Class is suitable for beginners and experienced weavers who want to further explore Saori weaving or sewing.

    Workshop fees:
  • $125 if you are bringing your SAORI loom
  • $145 including SAORI loom rental

Price includes lunch and all materials. Saori loom rental price also includes use of a pre-warped Saori loom. Class fee is payable at time of registration. Space is limited so sign up early!

For questions, please call 256-542-8363.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9-10
Introductions, settling in, get comfortable on the looms.
10-11
Introduction to Saori weaving including basic techniques, history, and philosophy of Saori. (Free weaving time for those with prior Saori experience.)
11-12
Demonstration of the new warping method.
12-1
Lunch on the BellaVida screened porch.
1-3
Advanced Saori techniques including supplemental warp threads, 3-color interlock, and plying off the bobbin winder.
3-4
Saori Sewing and Draping demonstration and discussion.
4-5
Free weaving time, answering questions, cutting off projects, wrapping up.

Participation in any class is optional. You may choose to simply continue weaving or to practice what you have learned in a prior session.

Chamomile House Weaving Retreat: September 16-18, 2016

Houston Fiber Fest

June 22-24, 2018

The Berry Center
Cypress, TX

We will again be partnering with our friends at Wimberley Valley Saori to bring Texas Saori to a show near you!

We will have a booth at this show with Saori looms to try and a great selection of yarns, accessories, and Saori equipment.

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