Skip to main content Skip to footer

Fiber Art

Color Theory Through Weaving

previous slide
next slide

Course Overview

We all have an innate color personality - colors that we're drawn to that describe who we are and how we see the world. Just as painters mix colors on a canvas, weavers combine colors on the loom to create new combinations optically. However, the colors that we're drawn to don't always react as predicted on the loom! In this class, we will study color theory and apply it to textiles and weave structures, while learning various techniques for designing on and off the loom to create stunning weavings. Through curiosity and playfulness, students will weave four cotton samples in various weave structures and a variety of colors of their choosing. Prior experience in floor loom weaving is helpful for this course.

Materials Fee
A materials fee of $70 will be collected by your instructor in class.

Required Tools

  • Pencil
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • Colored pencils
  • Notebook/scrap paper

Optional Reading Recommendations

  • Color and Texture in Weaving: 150 Contemporary Designs by Margo Selby
  • Interaction of Color by Josef Albers


Thu, Jan 18th, 2024  –  Sun, Jan 21st, 2024

Course Details

Hours: Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-noon
Tuition: $360.00
Latest Update: View recent changes →

Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Christine Novotny
Christine Novotny
Grand Marais, MN

Request a Catalog

Enjoy the tactile sensation of browsing our newsprint catalog of courses? Request your free copy of the North House Catalog here! And browse the digital edition while you wait!

Stay in touch!

Subscribe to our e-newsletter

Be the first to know about new courses and events!

Color Theory Through Weaving