DEC 16, 1-4 PM

Learn the basics of tapestry weaving while making tiny woven ornaments. You'll learn about warp and weft, yarn selection, and basic shape weaving. Weave one ornament or as many as you can! Open to all skill levels. All materials provided.

EMILY NICOLAIDES is an artist and teacher residing in Richmond, Virginia. She began weaving functional wares in 2013 when she took her first class at Penland School of Crafts. Since then Emily has continued her textile education through Penland, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, and most recently, the American Tapestry Alliance.

In 2016, she began experimenting with frame loom weaving and unconventional warps. Today she combines linear and circular weaving to create nontraditional shape tapestries through custom built frame looms.