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Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance
3420 W Hospital Ave, Ste 103, Chamblee, Georgia 30341
Sprang is an ancient textile method with unlimited contemporary uses! Worked on a set of threads that have been arranged on a frame, every row of sprang yields two rows of cloth, one the mirror image of the other. Start with a pre-warped frame and jump right into your exploration of flat-warp sprang and the interlinking stitch. On day one, you'll finish a small hat or drawstring bag while you polish your technique and learn how to deal with mistakes. Then you'll put a new warp on your frame. On day two, you'll explore circular warps (which let you create cloth twice the length of your frame), surface design options (colored warps and lace patterns), pattern reading and writing; and shaping for a diverse range o...f garments. Intrigued? Check out this basic sprang introduction video and sign up today!
Carol James learned to embroider and to crochet before she entered kindergarten, so she has been playing with strings for a long time. Introduced to sprang in the mid-1990's, Carol has resurrected this ancient technique and made accessible to everyone through her publications, books, and workshops. She is now known as the Sprang Lady and is a world-recognized sprang instructor.
# of Participants: 5-10
Experience Level: All.
Supply List: Notetaking materials.
Additional Supply Fee: $40. Carol provides all of the supplies, including frames (that you keep at the end of the workshop), materials for several warps, shed sticks, and assorted gizmos.
Student Scholarships: There is one student scholarship available for this workshop. Scholarship applications (https://goo.gl/xJE4JM) are due two weeks in advance of the workshop. Only deserving requests will be awarded; application does not ensure acceptance. Please note, there is a 6-hr volunteer commitment in exchange for the scholarship (3 hrs. per day of the workshop).
Registration and Payment:
— Cost: $230 for individual SEFAA members; $275 for non-members.
— If you prefer to register and pay for the workshop by mail, visit goo.gl/upnMnVto
print a registration form.
— Please note that SEFAA membership is $50/yr. ($45/yr. if you belong to one of our member organizations) and that cost is essentially equivalent to the difference in member/non-member pricing for this workshop. Join first and you'll enjoy a full year of SEFAA membership benefits for a maximum of $5 more. If you choose to join, please click here to purchase your membership and then return to this page to complete your workshop registration. Or you can print out/mail in a membership form and then complete your workshop registration online or by mail.
Questions? Please email [email protected]
or call 678-235-4328.