IEHG Fall 2019 Weaving Classes

Suzanne Chappell, Instructor

Weaving for Beginners & BeyondHuck Sampler

This class covers weaving on two types of looms: 1) Those that have movable shafts controlled by levers or treadles and 2) The rigid heddle loom.

The class is designed for: 1) Students who have no weaving experience; 2) former weavers that have not woven in a long time and need a refresher course; 3) weavers who still need some guidance, and 4) weavers interested in broadening the scope of their weaving.

Classes are conducted in Redlands, and require a membership in the IEHG or another local weaving guild. Students bring their own looms or may rent a table loom from the guild.

Dates and times info can be found here.


  • Basic weave structure with samples
  • Yarn types and selection
  • Parts of a loom and weaving tools
  • Planning a Project
  • Selecting Yarn
  • Reading a project draft (as presented in magazines)
  • Winding a warp
  • Warping your loom
  • Winding a shuttle
  • Weaving and finishing your project

A session consists of eight 3-hour classes with 3-4 students*.

Costs: $200. Materials fee: $20 for one project if I supply the yarn.

Optional: Loom rental $20/month ($150 security deposit)

Private Lessons: $30/hour

*Note: An enrollment of three students is necessary for a class to be offered.

Private lessons or group lessons by appointment are available.

Dates and times info can be found here or contact Suzanne Chappell, Phone: 909-794-3470 suz.chap @


Floor loom – Rigid Heddle – Inkle Loom – Triangle Loom – Spinning (drop spindle or wheel)

Private or group classes

Contact Kathy Riggs @ clackinghen @ 760-221-4843

Weaving for the Not-So-Sure

Learn to weave on a rigid heddle and/or small tapestry loom. Class and project customized for you. Palm Springs area Mariellen, aka The Rigid Heddler.

Charter Oak Weavers and Spinners

Weaving & Spinning Class. Monday & Tuesday 9am-12pm, 12:30pm-3: 30pm, Wed. 7-10pm. $110 for 12 Weeks of individual instruction-all equipment supplied – first project free yarn! Charter Oak Weavers and Spinners. 20350 E. Cienega Ave Covina CA. Contact Gail Marlow-Dickey for more information.

Riverside SpinnersSpinning_Wheel

Meets Tuesday mornings, 10 am-Noon. La Sierra Senior Center, 5215 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92503. Call Lynda Yoho, 951-351-4542, for information.

3rd Sunday Spinners, Weavers, Whatever

Meets 11am-2pm, at Massage Rx in Rancho Mirage. Bring any fiber related item you are working on. Contact Mariellen, 760-328-2790, for information.

Weaving 101

The complete Introduction to Weaving. A 3-day Studio Class with hands-on individual instruction. Learn how to Weave on a Floor or Table Loom, Plan a Weaving Project, Select Yarn, use 2-Warping Techniques, Dress a Loom, and Weave 2-projects. Loom and Yarn supplied.
By appointment at the “Weavers Cupboard Studio” in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Call Gail Marlow-Dickey 909-985-8916, 909-239-7908; or e-mail Gail

Triangle Loom

Weaving on a Triangular Loom. A hands-on Studio class with individual instruction. Learn how to Weave on a Triangular Loom, the loom that warps its self as you weave. Learn three weaving techniques, Plan Projects, Select Yarns, and finishing Techniques.
By appointment at the “Weavers Cupboard Studio” in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Call Gail Marlow-Dickey 909-985-8916, 909-239-7908; or e-mail Gail Marlow-Dickey.