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Monday, April 18, 2016

Saori Santa Cruz goes the Santa Cruz Makersfaire!!!

 Weeks of preparation and we did it ! photo of Saori Santa Cruz and the MINI MAKERS FAIR
The fair was was well organized and a load of fun!


ALL READY  FOR THE FAIRE WITH MY SAORI SKIRT AND VEST AND MY RENAISSANCE LINEN STAY I SEWED .


  MAKEY MAKEY!!!!



 A FRACTION OF THE BOBBINS I WOUND TO PREP FOR THE MAKERSFAIRE
 6 looms went. here you see how wonderful it is having my Hand made folding loom BAGS here  for traveling with your loom!




 I was interviewd  and filmed by a local TV station.. photos taken by rick






SAORI WX60 SAORI FOLDING LOOMS HERE












sign ups for appointments to  get a chance to weave on a saori floor loom.





BUSY DAY!!!

one of my favorite photos, two girls and their freind share a Saori piccolo loom HERE one pushes down with one foot on a treadle, the second girl pushed down the treadle on her side, and their freind threw the shuttle across!


myn deepest appreciations to my great assistances and helpers

Rick
Elizabeth 
MAGGIE
SHAROLENE
Georganne
Antoinette 
and Lee
without you guys 170-200 childrens -adults would not not have gotten to experience the joy of Saori weaving!





more information on classes In Santa Cruz Saori classes email or call to schedule

PEACE THROUGH WEAVING
JILL NICKOLENE SANDERS
www.saorisantacruz.com
My Etsy shop







Sunday, April 17, 2016

Weaving Saori Hats Class

I am catching up on my last week students  and activities before I write about the Makersfaire .
 first….Three students for a Saori Santa Cruz  TRY IT CLASS what fun  they had and My Saori Hat class !





  Thrums and  bits of treasures  make weaving exciting and creative!

 Jen did amazing for her first weaving ever! wow


 Janet fell in love with the saori WX60 LOOM

 Happy peaceful and fun … Saori weaving..
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Rainy came down from Oregon to visit a cousin in Santa Cruz County  and she scheduled a few days of classes at the studio , she wanted to weave a couple of Saori hats …… so Antoinette came to practice winding a warp  and to weave a hat  as well.

 DAY 1
 Choosing yarns for her color pallet...

 THE SAORI WARPING FAME WITH 2 LEGS
 SAORI CROSS HOLDER INSTEAD OF LEASE STICKS
 SAORI THREADING HOLDER thread away fromthe loom comfortably

 Antoinette's saori hat warp that she wound



Rainy preping to to beam on her warp...
  AT End of the first day learn she learned  to wind a warp on the Saori warping frame 5 threads at a time  tecnique with just your thumb( enough for 2 saori hats),  and how to use the saori cross holder and the saori  threading holder and how to beam on her warp.


DAY2


 Antoinette shows up  for class with her great saori dress she wove and  sewed! I love this dress!

trying on my Big Sur hand owven Saori ruana
 Rainy is ready to start weaving so she is winding bobbins .
All Saori Looms  have built in bobbin winders...



Antoinette  is threading but I will hold her hat on the Saori inside set till her ankle surgery is over and she is healed…  wishing you fast healing nettie! don't you just love her  Saori dress! What is a inside set? INSIDE SET HERE

 First Saori hat woven and off the loom.




 Braiding


I just love her cap!!!


RAINY'S FIRST SAORI HAT DONE!


 See you tomorrow Rainy to finish the second Saori hat on the second half of the warp!…...

DAY 3


…...Third dayRainy is back to weaving off the last hat!




The end of the warp! Rainy unties her warp knits 


 TADA SECOND HAT DONE !!!!


She will take it home to finish it  brading and soaking ! Congratulations you wove  two super cute Saori hats Rainy!




 Peaceful weaving in the Redwoods
Jill Nickolene Sanders
WWW.SAORISANTACRUZ.COM

My Etsy shop




Amazing soft bulky cotton yarns on cones GREAT FOR BABY BLANKETS yarns here