The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

The Art of Navajo Weaving - Friday - SOLD OUT

Friday, October 20, 2017

9:00 - 4:00

Instructor: Marilou Schultz

Class Fee: $195.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 13

0 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

Registration Disabled


The class will introduce the participant to an appreciation of Navajo (Dine) weaving by creating a small rug on an upright loom.  Navajo weavings are internationally known for their unique designs & techniques using vegetal, natural and aniline dyed handspun wool.  Participants will learn basic weaving techniques on a prepared warp using 100% wool weft that will be provided. 

Level of Experience:  No prior weaving experience is necessary.  

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Materials Information

There is a $65 materials fee included in the registration fee.

Instructor will provide all materials (You'll get to keep your loom) and will have weaving combs and battens available as loaners during the duration of workshop.  

Students provide:  measuring tape, scissors, tapestry or yarn needles, container/basket for wool, and pillow/blanket (optional) to cushion chair and battery operated task lighting (if needed).  Only if already have:  long 12 – 14” long narrow crochet hook (hook on both ends work better).

Workshop Instructor

Marilou Schultz, is a renowned Navajo weaver from the Navajo Nation, specialized in both traditional and contemporary weavings using more