[WORKSHOP] PLACEMAT WEAVING

Participants will learn how to create a square-shaped place mat using a simple yarn coiling technique, along with the Rya knot technique, in order to create an outer fringe. This is a simple way to create a place mat for one's home that can be used for jewelry, plants or as a decorative element.

Date

  Day

Class

Language

24.06.2018 

Sunday

Adult/Teenager

Cantonese

12.08.2018 

Sunday

Family

Cantonese

16.09.2018 

Sunday

Adult/Teenager

English

Time: 14:30 – 16:30

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 Family Class: Aged 8–14, maximum 8 groups (Only admit 1 parent and 1 child) per class

Registration & Enquiries : Registration starts from May 24, 2018. Course fee is HK$100 per participant for adult/teenager class or per group for family class (only admit 1 parent and 1 child aged between 8–14). Accompanying adult who join the family class must stay with his/her child throughout the class. For enquiries, please contact Ms Chelsea Choi: cchelsea@hku.hk / 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.

Please click here for the application form.


Image: Sample work by the instructor.


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