Participants will focus on learning more advanced techniques of hand weaving--including the Soumak stitch, looped tabby stitch, and the Rya knot stitching technique--in order to create dynamic effects on woven fabric. Participants will use different thicknesses and types of yarn, including yarns with metallic materials and space dyed yarns.
*Participants are highly recommended to enroll in Basic Weaving workshop before the Hand weaving with various techniques workshop.
Time: 14:15 – 16:45
Venue: G/F, T.T. Tsui Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU
Audience and Limit: Adult/Teenager Class: Aged 15 or above, maximum 16 people per class
Registration & Enquiries : Registration starts from May 24, 2018. Course fee is HK$100 per participant for adult/teenager class. For enquiries, please contact Ms Chelsea Choi: firstname.lastname@example.org / 2241 5509.
Instructor: Wing-sum Tsui
Wing-sum Tsui majored in textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design in the United States and is currently working as a designer in a renowned carpet company. During her early career, she worked extensively with dyeing and spinning yarns, weaving on an eight-shaft wooden loom, Dobby loom and fully computerised Jacquard loom. She also creates artworks on fabric using silk screen printing.
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Image: Sample works by the instructor.
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