About | Teaching

In addition to her studio production, Kelly Marshall is committed to lecturing and teaching about weaving. In particular, she is eager to share her knowledge and love of rep weave, her signature technique.  If you are interested in booking Kelly for a lecture or class, contact her by email for more details. Upcoming scheduled classes are listed on the Events page.

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LECTURES

Weaving by Design – A broad spectrum talk on design, rep weave, and the development of a weaving business.

Designing in Rep – A one to three hour, hands-on rep weave class, including drafting, designing, and color selection.

WORKSHOPS

Revelations in Rep – 2-3 days

This workshop includes a lecture covering the unique characteristics of rep weave, color blending and designing, pattern block movement, selection of materials, and a demonstration of weaving technique.  Each participant will be expected to bring a loom, warped according to instructions provided by the instructor.  The instructions are for warping either a 4 or 8-shaft pattern, to create a 10” wide table runner. (for intermediate to advanced weavers)

Revelations in Rep – 4-5 days

This workshop will cover all the material in the shorter workshop. Students will also design and weave their own projects during the class time. (for intermediate to advanced weavers)

This Warping Tips for Rep Weave video, created for students to view before my workshops, includes relevant tips for all weavers.

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Bobbin Lace Making

A traditional lace making technique using multiple threads attached to bobbins for manipulation by twisting and braiding.  Classes range from a few hours, to one day a week for multiple weeks.  Materials and equipment provided.  (beginning to intermediate instruction)