Pueblo Weaving Workshop Featuring Louie García

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Pueblo Weaving Workshop Featuring Louie García

Time: June 7, 2014 from 9am to 3pm
Location: The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Street: 2401 12th St. N.W.
City/Town: Albuquerque
Phone: 5057243510
Event Type: work, shop, art
Organized By: Indian Pueblo
Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2014

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Pueblo Weaving Workshop
Louie García
June 7-8 AND 14-15 (continuous workshop)
IPCC Pueblo Art Classroom
PRICE: $200.00 FOR FULL WORKSHOP
Cancellation deadline of March 28, fee for cancellation $35.00
Enrollment is limited to a total of ten students per class.
So call Kay Ortega to reserve today! 505-212-7052

Introduction:
The Pueblo weaving tradition is the oldest surviving Pueblo art form in existence today. This workshop will explore a brief history of Pueblo textiles from the ancestral period to the present. Participants will warp the loom to make a traditional Pueblo garter using the plain warp-faced method. Students will also learn how to spin yarn on a traditional Pueblo spindle. Time and interest allowing, students will have the opportunity to complete a second project in the floated warp technique. The bands made in class can be used in many ways from hair ties, lanyards, dog leashes, key chains, belts, etc.

Goals of this workshop:
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:
- Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the ancient art of Pueblo weaving
- Learn traditional Pueblo spinning and yarn preparation
- Learn to be respectful of cultural and intellectual property rights
- Learn to recognize and identify some of the main types of Pueblo textiles
- Complete two projects

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