Project Description

Weaving Without a Loom

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM and contact Joan Gavornik with any questions or concerns.

Learn the basics of weaving and how to create your own loom from household items. Weaving is an ancient method of creating textiles and traditionally requires a loom, but in this class you will learn to weave without that investment. You will create decorative tapestries and functional weaving pieces using yarn, plastic bags, fabric scraps and more. Please see the materials list below so that you have what you need!


  • Cardboard (approx. 8”x10” or larger)
  • String
  • Yarn in a variety of colors and thicknesses
  • Plastic bags
  • Paper bags
  • Fabric scraps
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Photo frame or 4 strips of wood, 8”x10” or larger
  • Hammer
  • Nails

Students will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet or phone with a camera, microphone and internet access for using the Zoom meeting app.

FALL – 926
  • Age: Adults ages 16 & up

  • Instructor: Kaya Fridman

  • Time: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

  • Session 1: 3 Mondays: Oct. 26, Nov. 9, 16

  • Session 2: 3 Mondays: Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14

  • Tuition: $100; Member: $80 per session

Register – Weaving Without a Loom Session 1
Register – Weaving Without a Loom Session 2