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Christine Novotny

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Christine Novotny

Christine Novotny is a handweaver with a love of color, pattern, and design. Guided by her background in painting and drawing, Christine began weaving to create works with which participants could—tactile work that can be worn, folded, touched, and stepped on. Christine has a particular love for surprising optical color interactions created by the intersection of warp and weft. She firmly believes in the power of attention and slowing down, two fundamental skills in creating woven work.

Christine is a Artisan in Residence in North House's Artisan Development Program where she focuses on her weaving practice.

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Current Courses Offered by Christine Novotny

Teaser image for <p>Overshot Weaving</p>

Overshot Weaving

Overshot is a beautiful weave structure that has a wide range of intricate design possibilities! From undulating waves to dashing circles, the weaver can create curved patterns on the loom’s natural grid system. This weave structure is one of many patterns that use a supplemental weft that skips over many…
Thu, Sep 9th, 2021  –  Sun, Sep 12th, 2021
Day 1-3: 9am-5pm, Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Christine Novotny

Past Courses Offered by Christine Novotny

Color Theory Through Weaving

Creating Movement in Handwoven Textiles: Online Webinar

Warp and Weft: Introduction to Floor Loom Weaving

Warped to Weave: Floor Loom Warping Refresher Online