APS 113 Appalachian Weaving

An introductory experience explores the craft of weaving and its importance in Southern Appalachia. This course focuses on weaving in Southern Appalachia with particular attention to the 1890-1940's including the Settlement schools, the Fireside Industries, and the individuals who were critical to making these institutions work. This course has a strong hands-on learning component of weaving on the 4-8 harness dobby floor loom which will support assigned readings and class discussions. No previous weaving experience is necessary. Six in class hours per week. African American, Appalachian, and Women's Perspective.
Course fee: $15, plus the cost of materials.


1 Course Credit