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Julie Arthur

Tofte, MN
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Julie fell in love with weaving after taking a class at the University of Minnesota in 1972. She does production weaving in her studio in Tofte, MN, specializing in woven rugs from recycled materials. Julie is also an active member of the Northwoods Fiber Guild.

Current Courses Offered by Julie Arthur

3 Days
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Exploring Krokbragd Weaving

Explore krokbragd, or “crooked path” weaving. This beautiful weft-faced, twill based weave structure has Scandinavian roots, and was historically used to create heavy, warming home textiles. In this session, weavers dive into this detailed process to explore color and pattern, and learn how to design krokbragd using graph paper, or…
Mon, Jan 18th, 2021  –  Wed, Jan 20th, 2021
Days 1&2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Julie Arthur
2.5 Days
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Rag Rug Weaving: Table Runner and Placemats

A woven rag rug table runner is a lovely addition to any table. When accompanied by matching placemats, the effect is altogether home-y and warm. Plus, they are great projects for a first-time weaver and attractive ways to upcycle old blankets and other fabrics. In this session, students will learn…
Fri, Feb 12th, 2021  –  Sun, Feb 14th, 2021
Days 1/2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Julie Arthur

Past Courses Offered by Julie Arthur

Beginning Four Harness Loom Weaving

Learn to Weave for your Closet

Learn to Weave for your Kitchen

Rag Rug Weaving for Beginners

Weaving Study Group Intensive