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Weaver’s Winter Resort and Heard Indian Market: Navajo Weaving Boot Camp in Mesa, Arizona 2019

February 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm MST

$475

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New Student: Weaver's Winter Resort and Heard Indian Market: Navajo Weaving Boot Camp in Mesa, Arizona 2019$475.00

$200 new student registration deposit for Weaver's Winter Resort and Heard Indian Market: Navajo Weaving Boot Camp in Mesa, Arizona 2019. Total tuition $475.

Registration starts: 07-31-2018

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Returning Students: Weaver's Winter Resort and Heard Indian Market: Navajo Weaving Boot Camp in Mesa, Arizona 2019$475.00

$25 Returning student deposit for Weaver's Winter Resort and Heard Indian Market: Navajo Weaving Boot Camp in Mesa, Arizona 2019. Total tuition $475. Must have attended a previous Weaving in Beauty Class and register by September 30, 2018 to qualify for this deposit amount.

Registration starts: 07-31-2018

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IMG_0528Navajo Weaving  Boot Camp is coming back to Mesa!

The Weaving in Beauty Boot Camp Team (Jennie Slick, Gloria Begay, and Mary Walker) will be bringing our Navajo Weaving Boot Camp class to Mesa, Arizona on February 27- March 3, 2019 with our eighth (!) Phoenix area boot camp.  We will be able to accommodate up to 10 students and will be offering three tracks (just like those fancy shmancy conferences do).  What are those tracks you ask?  Well they are on the handy table below!

  • Track I: Beginning Navajo Weaving

    • Instructor: Jennie Slick
    • You’ll learn
      • Loom warping
      • Basic weaving
      • Basic joins
      • Problem solving
    • Pre-requisites
      • Open mind
  • Track II: Intermediate Navajo Weaving

    • Instructor: Mary Walker
      • You’ll learn
        • Use of side selvage cords
        • Designing for accuracy and symmetry
        • Perfecting the interlock and turned join
        • Combining the interlock and turned join
        • Outlining the interlock and turned join
        • Introduction to Wedge Weave
        • Introduction to Raised Outline
      • Pre-requisites
        • Must be able to warp a Navajo style loom with minimal assistance
        • Must be able to do basic weaving
        • Should have completed one to two weavings
  • Track III: Advanced Topics in Navajo Weaving

    • Instructor: Gloria Begay
      • You’ll learn
        • Twill and double weave techniques
        • Combining joins 
        • Considerations for larger weaving
      • Pre-requisites
          • Must be able to warp a Navajo style loom
          • Ability to execute basic designs
          • Understanding of stripe weaves like Coalmine & Crystak
          • Understanding of the use of side selvage cords
          • Should have completed three to four weavings

Which Track is Right for Me and What Else Will We Be Doing? 

If you are interested in any of the more advanced tracks, but worried that you don’t have a firm enough command of the prerequisites, please contact me and we’ll figure out the best fit for you.   More good news, we’re pretty flexible if you want to jump between tracks. We are inviting Navajo weavers who are in the Phoenix area for the Heard Museum Indian Market to drop by the class and hang out, especially in the evening.  Our boot camp format means that we’ll be starting at 8 AM and will be in class until 9 PM.  This concentrated program allows students to really accomplish a lot during our time together. In addition to working our little fingers to the bone, we’ll be visiting the Heard Museum Indian Market and Old Town Scottsdale.  

Tuition, deposits and details

Tuition for the class is $475 regardless of the track you choose and includes the use of tools and a free download of either our current book or the more advanced volume that we are currently working on.  If you would like to use a loom, let us know and we will be glad to arrange that for you, free of charge.  If you are bringing your own loom, that’s fine too.  Please let us know if your loom is more than 36″ wide.  All tracks will be warping on the first day of class or you may pre-warp your loom if you are in the intermediate or advanced group.  A deposit of $200 for new students or $25 for students who have attended any previous Weaving in Beauty class is required to hold your seat. You’ll receive an invoice that will allow you to pay the remainder online or by check at any time prior to January 8, 2019.   

Accommodations

We will be staying and weaving at the Days Hotel in Mesa, Arizona.  We have negotiated what we think is a great rate of $85 per night, which is low for this time of year in the Phoenix area.  The hotel is Tripadvisor rated #9 in Mesa.  This rate is for a room with two queen beds, so room sharing makes the rate even more attractive.   There is a daily hot breakfast buffet.    It is your responsibility to call the hotel at 480-844-8900 to make your reservation.  The hotel is on Country Club Rd. near U.S. 60 and there is a Starbuck’s, Schlotzsky’s, Culver’s and Waffle House within walking distance.  Of course, if you live in the area, you are welcome to attend as a day student.  

Registration, cancellation and refund policies

A deposit is required to hold a seat in any class.  Deposits are non-refundable but may be transferred to another class if you are unable to attend the class you are registered for as long as pay any difference in tuition.  Tuition must be paid in full 15 days before your class begins.    If we cancel a class due to low enrollment, you’ll receive a full refund of all the fees you’ve paid or you can transfer to another session that has space. We will  make this determination by December 1, 2019 and we will inform you immediately should we need to do it.   Since your ability to attend any class session may be affected by conditions like weather, employment and medical emergencies that cannot be anticipated, we highly recommend that you purchase trip insurance to cover the portions of your trip that may not be refundable. 

 

Details

Start:
February 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Cost:
$475
Event Category:

Venue

Days Hotel, Mesa AZ
333 W. Juanita
Mesa, AZ 85210 United States
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Phone:
(480) 582-0018
Website:
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/days-inn/mesa-arizona/days-hotel-mesa-country-club/overview

Other

Registration Deposit
$200
Class Status
10/10 seats are open