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Marie Westerman

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Marie Westerman

Marie Westerman is a weaver/textile artist who has exhibited her work, taught weaving workshops, and has been featured in publications throughout North America. She is an active member of the North Woods Fiber Guild.

Current Courses Offered by Marie Westerman

3.5 Days
Teaser image for Double Vision: Woven Imagery in Double Cloth

Double Vision: Woven Imagery in Double Cloth

This class is for weavers who wish to go beyond repetitive pattern drafts and explore personal imagery and design. Doubleweave is a technique in which the weaver simultaneously weaves two layers of cloth. Reversible patterns and imagery are woven into the cloth, dark-on-light on one side, and light-on-dark on the…
Thu, Feb 6th, 2020  –  Sun, Feb 9th, 2020
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm, Day 4: 9-noon
Instructor: Marie Westerman
3½ Days
Teaser image for Learn to Weave for your Closet

Learn to Weave for your Closet

Students will learn about weaving including a brief history, weave structures, how to read a simple weaving draft, wind a warp, and thread a loom.  They will design a scarf or shawl which they will weave on 4 harness floor loom. Students will also weave samples exploring color and other…
Thu, Jan 23rd, 2020  –  Sun, Jan 26th, 2020
Day 1: 6-8 pm, Days 2 & 3: 9am-5pm, Day 4: 9-noon
3½ Days
Teaser image for Learn to Weave for your Kitchen

Learn to Weave for your Kitchen

Students will learn about weaving including a brief history, weave structures, how to read a simple weaving draft, wind a warp, and thread a loom. They will design hand towels exploring the use of color which they will weave on 4 harness floor loom. They will also weave samples exploring…
Thu, Jan 9th, 2020  –  Sun, Jan 12th, 2020
Day 1: 6-8 pm. Days 2 & 3: 9am-5pm, Day 4: 9-noon

Past Courses Offered by Marie Westerman

Beginning Four Harness Loom Weaving