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CANCELLED - Traditional Weaving Workshop

 Registration is closed for this event
Learn about backstrap weaving and make a traditional Ukrainian krajka (sash) with master weaver Halyna Shepko.


Woven sashes are integral to Ukrainian folk costumes called  “krayka”, “poyas”, “zapaska” depending on region,  this workshop will teach you the basics of band weaving on simple backstrap looms. Learn about identifying regional styles, weaving, color choices, and how to create your own designs using wooden backstrap looms and wool from Ukraine. 

Workshop is presented by master weaver Halyna Shepko. 

The workshop is open to adults and teens. Registration $40. There will be an additional $20 materials fee payable to instructor on the day of the workshop.

Seating is limited to 10 participants, so register early!

May 2nd, 2020 10:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
UHEC Library
135 Davidson Ave.
Somerset, NJ 08873-08873
Phone: 7323560132
Event Fee(s)
Workshop Registration fee only $ 40.00

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