Classes

At the Studio

All the class is on going so you can start any time and schedule your class time to fit in your daily life. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Print your Registration Form and send us with $20 deposit check to reserve your space in advance. We will contact you to confirm the schedule when we receive the form and the payment. If you would like to make sure, you can contact us  to find  availability.

Tue. night class

 

 

Regular Class Time

Tues. 6:30-8:30pm

Wed. 3:30-5:30pm

Wed. 6:30-8:30pm

Thu. 10am-Noon

Thu. 3:30-5:30pm

Sat. 10am-Noon

Sat. 1:00-3:00pm

Holiday Closed Dates : Dec. 25th(Tue.) Jan.1st(Tue.), 2nd(Wed.), 3rd(Thu.)

Basic Course: $165 for 6 classes. Material fee is additional. Learn to set up your own warp, and finish 1 scarf size piece.

Advanced Basic Course: $265 for 12 classes.(prerequisite: Basic Course) Material fee is additional. Explore a wealth of techniques, and learn to fashion simple clothing items. Start learning how to take off your own inside set.

Membership Course: $200 for 12 classes.; renewable indefinitely.(prerequisite: Advanced Basic Course) Material fee is additional. Keep getting coaching from instructors and fellow weavers as you uncover your unlimited possibilities and build relationships within our SAORI community.

Trial Class: First time only: $20 includesmaterial fee. Repeat trials: $27.50 plus materials costs. Schedule it within a regular class time. Take home what you weave using pre-set warp!

Summer Intensive Weekend Basic Course : $195 plus material fee. Next one is Aug. 23th & 24th, 2014. Weekend schedule: Sat. & Sun. 9am-Noon; 1-4pm. Limited to 6 students. If you need to save on lodging, we may be able to arrange a “home-stay” for you with us or with another volunteer host family from our local SAORI community with a small fee. First come, first serve.

Mid-week Intensive Basic Courses$198 plus material fee. Schedule your own intensive Basic Course around our regular class time. For example; Tues. 6:30-8:30pm; Wed. 2:30-5:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm; Thurs. 10am-1pm & 3:30-5:30pm. With advance notice, we may be able to arrange a “home-stay” with us or with another volunteer host family from our local community with a small fee. This is suitable for those who live far away or can’t come regularly. We consult your schedule time.

About Material Fee

Course fees do not include material fee, although certain one-time workshops may (check offerings below). Unless specially arranged, we provide all materials. Cost: $1.80/oz., based on the weight of finished projects, which varies. Average for Basic Course: $11

Note: Limited scholarships are available for courses- please ask. Special family discounts for courses available. If you use a credit card to make a payment, we apply 3.5% fee. 

Parties or Special Group Sessions: For birthday parties or group fun activities it’s normally scheduled outside regular class time. Minimum fee for 2 hours: $150 includes use of up to 5 looms with pre-set warp including material fee. Additional looms (up to 10) $30 per loom. Fees may vary with the nature of your custom-tailored concept – let’s design something that suits your occasion.

 

Off-Site

Long distance private class via FaceTime/Skype

Spencer Fair 14

Please email Mihoko if you are interested in.

Hands-on Demonstrations, Residencies, & Lectures:

Call or email us to custom-tailor your ideal program for you or your institution. The prices are negotiable.

We had done many demonstrations at schools, nursing homes, churches. libraries, festivals, institutions with disabilities, weavers’ guilds and more. Please don’t hesitate to ask us about possible workshops or lectures for your organization. Also, we will be happy to help you if you are applying a grant.

 

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  • Scholarship available

    Thanks to Alternatives Unlimited Inc. (http://www.alternativesnet.org/)
    we now offer the affordable opportunity to people who have physical or emotional disabilities and challenges. $18 for Basic course /6 classes) Alternatives Unlimited Inc 's motto is "Real home. Real job. Real relationship. for people with disabilities". They have been providing variety of services in Worcester county for years. Since 2006 they helped us with the bridging grant to offer this scholarship equally for people who are served by Alternatives AND people who are not in the community. They understand how accessible SAORI Weaving is to anyone. I have met so many wonderful people through this opportunity.

    Because our studio is a safe and supportive environment for anyone, people who take classes with this scholarship will feel at home, make friends, and have fun weaving.

    Please don't hesitate to ask me any questions regard to this program. First come, first serve. Contact us ASAP. We are looking forward to having you at our studio.