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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

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Handwoven Towel Sampler

A handwoven towel makes a great project: not too big, not too small, very useful and lovely to look at. And, there’s an endless amount of design choices! This class offers weavers a chance to make a collection of towel samples of different patterns and materials in one weekend by…
Thu, Jan 27th, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 30th, 2022
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Julie Arthur
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Rag Rug Weaving for Beginners

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…
Thu, Jan 6th, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 9th, 2022
Day 1: 4pm-8pm Days 2 and 3: 9am-5pm Day 4: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Julie Arthur
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Weave to Felt

This introductory weaving course offers students the opportunity to learn to weave on a four harness floor loom and then create warm, functional three-dimensional objects by felting their yardage. We’ll cover a brief history of weaving, different weave structures, how to read a simple weaving draft, wind a warp, and…
Thu, Feb 10th, 2022  –  Sun, Feb 13th, 2022
Day 1: 4pm-8pm Days 2-4: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Julie Arthur

Past Courses Offered by Julie Arthur

Beginning Four Harness Loom Weaving

Exploring Krokbragd Weaving

Learn to Weave for your Closet

Learn to Weave for your Kitchen

Rag Rug Weaving for Beginners

Rag Rug Weaving: Table Runner and Placemats

Weaving Study Group Intensive