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The Valley Forge Rug Braiding Guild
Online Classes via Zoom
Classes from "beginner" to "advanced" are available for rug braiders.
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Classes are $5 off for members (see coupon under "Members Only" info).
Classes range from one-time events... to weekly sessions with Homework!
Payment options: Paypal, Credit Card, or Check/Money Order (US only).
Braided Diamonds -- and 5-Diamond Stars
May 19 & 26, & June 2 & 9, 2023
Instructor: Christine Manges
In this 4-session class, learn how to braid continuous diamonds, and arrange them into either a series of diamonds or a 5-pointed star. Students will learn how to stack double and quadruple corners, make blunt endings, and e-lace or shoe-lace diamonds together.
Class Dates: Fridays 1 pm EST: May 19, 26, and June 9 & 16, 2023, over Zoom. NOTE: no class June 2.
Cost: $45 for 4 sessions (members get $5 off with coupon)
Prerequisites: This is a class for intermediate braiders. Skills will include stacking double and quadruple corners, and shoe-lacing corners of diamonds together.
Folds: Teacher is Left Opening. Techniques demonstrated in class are shown with left opening folds. A diagrammed handout is available for Right Opening braiders but shows lacing techniques on the FRONT of the braids, and demos will be with left opening folds.
NOTE: if you have an idea for a class that you would like to take OR teach, please email Christine Manges, the Education Chair. If you would like private lessons over Zoom in a technique, also email the Education Chair.
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