Login | Contact | Search
Need Help?
Click here for help with
the STITCHES Online
Registration System.

* Early Bird pricing ended on Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM  




1578
Thursday 02/20/2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 02/20/2020, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Skill Level
No skills required

Class Hours
6

Price
$170.00

Categories
*Spinning Skill-building basics Special techniques


Teacher
Henry & Roy Clemes

View Henry & Roy's profile and full STITCHES West class list
Sold Out
Exploring the Drum Carder with Henry & Roy Clemes
Drum carders shouldn't be mystery to the fiber artist: raw fiber is fed into the carder and magically turns into a batt, or rather becomes a batt by mechanically aligning fibers.

You will begin the day by learning the history of drum carders, how they work, and why they function the way they do.

The fun continues with hands-on carding: we'll delve into the differences of woolen and worsted carding, we'll explore the various tools that make drum carding more efficient as we crank out five different batts.

The first batt will be hand cranked then we will switch over to an Electric Drive Carder for the duration of class. All materials, carders, and tools will be provided by the instructors.


Supplies
None.

Homework
None.

Note: A $35 materials fee for fiber and use of equipment will be collected in class.