The Art of Rug Weaving (Class for 3 nights)
Join master Craftsman, Hayk Oltaci, for a workshop of three evenings this June in Long Island City at Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries. Learn the art of rug weaving and discover the ancient art of rug making!
When: Classes start the second week of June 2017 (Tuesday & Wednesday).
* June: 13; Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
* June: 14; Wednesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
* June: 20; Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries 43-01 21st Street, Unit 110F Long Island City, NY 11101
Price: $200.00/per person, Includes instruction and materials.
Weaving Loom kit includes:
* Weaving frame
* Pick-up stick
* Yarn needle
* Weaving warp and weft
* 3 Different Colored Yarn
You will learn the ABCs of vertical rug weaving, including terms such as warp and weft, techniques such as knotting and the basics of design. You will discover how to weave a rug in your own design. You will actually practice the art of rug making by weaving a small rug of your own using the loom and materials provided to each participant. This is an exciting opportunity to learn how rugs have been made for thousands of years from an experienced teacher who will carefully guide you at every stage.
Enjoy traditional music & tea while learning how to weave a traditional rug on your own loom! Everyone leaves with their own mini rug. All materials and supplies provided. All ages welcome.
Limited seating, reservations required. (10 person)
For more information about the classes or our ultimate expert service in hand cleaning and repair of your rugs, please contact Hayko at (212) 219-8257 or (212) 717-5400)