Fiber Arts

Registration for all Fall Classes will begin Tuesday, September 4. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available.  All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.


LOOM WEAVING


The ARCC now offers a variety of classes to teach how to weave on harness looms. Choose the right class based on your weaving ability! Classes run concurrently, morning or afternoon sessions. Ages 18 and up.
Supply List: Pen or pencil, scissors, tape measure, notebook, and post-it-notes. Or students may rent a supply kit for $3.00 payable to Instructor.
Dates: September 27 – November 20
Time: (Choose One)
         Tuesdays 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. or 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
         Thursdays 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. or 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $130.00 per session plus supply fee payable to Instructor
Preregister by: September 24
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/12
BEGINNING WEAVING
This class will cover several aspects of weaving and setting up a loom, from warp calculations to fully dressing it for weaving. Each student will have a loom to set up and work on. Students will make a small hand towel in plain weave. This can also be used as a small table runner or placemat as well. A material fee of $20.00 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of yarns and miscellaneous materials. Students should bring a notebook, pen or pencil and scissors to class.
Activity #312210


ADVANCED BEGINNING WEAVING

This class is a continuation of Beginning Weaving. Students will dress their loom as in beginning weaving and weave a sampler of basic twill weave structures and a small hand towel or table runner of their choice. A material fee of $20.00 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of yarns and miscellaneous materials. Students should bring a notebook, pen or pencil and scissors to class.
Activity #312220


WEAVING - INDIVIDUAL STUDY


This class will use Pattie Graver’s book, “Next Steps in Weaving” to study one of the following weave structures - Over Shot, Summer Winter, Shadow Weave or Lace. Students will weave samples that can be made into mug rugs or coasters, then can continue on to a bigger project in future classes of “Individual Study”. A material fee of $20.00 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of yarns and miscellaneous materials. The book may also be purchased from the instructor. Pre requisite: Beginning Weaving or can fully dress a loom. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #312215


ABERDEEN QUILT GUILDS


The Aberdeen Quilt Guild meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the ARCC. The Candlelight Quilt Guild meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The meetings are open to anyone interested in quilting. Local quilters meet to share old and new techniques in cutting, piecing, color  selections, and quilting by hand or machine. Demonstrations held monthly.
  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center


    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989


How to Register:


  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081