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. Mihoko will work individually when class members’ levels and goals vary. Pre-registration is required for all classes. If you would like to make sure, you can contact us to find availability.
Regular Class Time
Tues. 3:30-5:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm Wed. 3:30-5:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm Thu. 10am-12pm & 1-3pm Sat. 10am-12pm & 1-3pm Closed for Holidays: December 25, January 1-3, July 4th weekend
Basic Course: $180 for 6 classes. Material fee is additional. Learn to set up your own warp, and finish weaving 1 scarf size piece.
Advanced Basic Course: $285 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 & on your own inside set.
Membership Course: $220 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. You do need schedule 12 classes in advance. After becoming a silk member ( completion of 3 membership cycle) you get a six months period to finish your 12 classes.
Trial Class: First time only: $20 includes material fee. Repeat trials: $28 plus materials costs. Schedule it within a regular class time. Take home what you weave using pre-set warp.
For people who can not come regularly, please see your options below. Please contact in advance to check the availability first. Material fee is additional.
Weekend Intensive Basic Course :
Sat. 10 am-Noon, 1-5 pm (partial private) & Sun. 10 am-Noon; 1-5 pm (all day private) $300
Mid-week Intensive Basic Courses : Pick 2 or more days to create your intensive learning experience.
Monday 10-noon, 1-5 pm (all day private)$180 , Tuesday 1:30-5:30 pm & 6:30-8:30 pm (partially private) $120, Wednesday 1:30-5:30 pm & 6:30-8:30 pm(partially private)$120, Thursday 10-noon, 1-5 pm (partially private) $120, Friday (all day private) 10-noon, 1-5 pm $180
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: Please contact us for the details. We craft the group session in a way of your needs meet.
Fiber Camp at “Art with Amy” studio in Brookline
July 9-13 & July 16-20 in 2018. Spots are still available. Please visit the website here (Scroll down on the home page to see SAORI and me!) and sign up with Amy Solomon. I will work with individuals with all ages following their inspiration and interests. SAORI weaving is the fundamental activity and other crafts will also be introduced such as felting, spinning, finger knitting and sewing. Children made stuffed animals, scarves, pocketbooks, purses and so on last year. There are still slots available as of June 25th, 2018.
Private class at your home
Mihoko will come to your home to help you set up warp on your loom which can be any type.
Long distance private class via FaceTime/Skype
Mihoko will consult your challenges and support what you want to complete. 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.