Weavers of Orlando (WoO), an active non-profit organization, promotes and encourages interest in the fiber arts such as weaving, spinning, basketry, dyeing, felting, and beading through monthly programs.
When: The 3rd Saturday of each month (see monthly schedule below)
Socializing & Weaving questions answered starting at 9:30 am
Business meeting starts at 10 a.m.
Show and tell usually starts around 10:30 am
Program starts around 11:00 am
Where: We are in the processes of finding a new regular/permanent meeting place, so please check each month to see where we are meeting. We hope to announce a regular meeting place soon.
Starting in May, we’ll have our meetings at the Fashion Square Mall conference center.
Orlando Fashion Square Mall
3201 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL 32803
Once at the mall: Park in the front near Panera Bread, enter through the main mall doors to the left of Panera, walk straight toward Zales. As you approach Zales, bear to the right and walk down the hallway on right, next to Sam’s Watch and Jewelry repair. Follow signs to the bathroom. The Community Room will be on the left of the hallway.
The Mall opens at 10 a.m., so when you arrive early for our meetings, ask the guard to let you into the Mall.
May 18, 2019
Fabric analysis with Mimi Smith. Meeting will be held at Fashion Square Mall Community Room
How to Analyze a Piece of Cloth!
You can use someone else’s creativity for your inspiration!
Join this discussion and learn the following:
Learn the steps of reading a cloth to figure out the mysteries of a favorite piece of fabric. Those steps include creating drafts, figuring out sett, sampling, and more, so you can weave the fabric yourself.
Learn how to reproduce a simple shirt or pants that fits you well using your own cloth.