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Introduction to SAORI Weaving

at Loop of the Loom - DUMBO

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DUMBO, Brooklyn
197 Plymouth St
Btwn Jay & Bridge Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 4

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this weaving class:

If you are looking for a weaving place for the first challenge, a new hobby, or relaxation, this class is perfect match for you! Even if you are an experienced weaver, you will be surprised by the smoothness of the SAORI loom and experience a weaving journey. This introductory class is the 2-hour setting to enjoy weaving and complete a tapestry to take home.

We guide you how to weave with a pre-set loom. SAORI weaving method is the easy-to-learn form of, what we like to call, "happy weaving". You can begin to weave by yourself within a few minutes. SAORI weaving is fun and time flies pass. At the end of the class, you will be surprised at your potential creativity!

Use various materials from our hundreds of yarn selections. Materials are included.

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Refund Policy

Introductory classes

Cancellation or rescheduling requires 24hrs notice prior to the start of the class. You may also contact Loop of the Loom for rescheduling.

There is no refund for last minute cancellations.

Advanced or Series classes 
No refund will be given after the first day of the series classes.


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Question from Helen G.
Do you have a class in March for 3 people on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Helen! We don't have the dates for March at this time, but you can save the class to your wish list so you'll be notified when we update this page. Thank you.
Question from Anonymous
Hi! Was wondering if a couple could make one tapestry together? If so, would we purchase one or two class spots?
Answer from Yukako S. Verified Educator
Each person must reserve a loom by purchasing a class. You can take turns to weave or connect two piece together. We will advise you in the class.
Question from Anonymous
What is the width of the loom, please?
Answer from Yukako S. Verified Educator
The width of our SAORI loom is 60cm max for weaving. Customer will weave on a loom with a pre-set 12-inch wide black cotton warp. Please let us know if you have any other questions.
Question from Anonymous
Just wondering about the "final" price of this workshop. The description says "materials are included", however some people seems to have pay an extra fee at the end of the lesson for using materials... So, which one is it?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! All materials are provided for students in this class. Thanks.
Question from Danielle Z.
Can you take your tapestry home the same day?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Yes, you can take the woven work home with you.
Question from Anita M.
Is the yarn wool or cotton?
Answer from Yukako S. Verified Educator
We provide a loom preset with cotton warp yarn. Students allow using the yarn from our yarn racks and baskets which are filled with over 400 materials such as cotton, wool, linen, synthetic, bamboo, ribbon, sequins, etc.
Question from Ellen W.
Hi, I have a small wooden loom. Could I work off that if I came to a beginning class? Thanks.
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Ellen! Unfortunately, Loop of the Loom doesn't allow students to bring their own looms, as you will be provided with SAORI floor loom which has two pedals. Hope this helps!
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Reviews of Classes at Loop of the Loom (297)

(297 Reviews)
Introduction to SAORI Weaving
Reviewed by Aditi N. on 3/9/2020
Great class and calming atmosphere. Yukako was patient, friendly, and helpful. Left with a wall tapestry and knowledge on various techniques. Overall, great way to spend two hours.
Introduction to SAORI Weaving
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/3/2020
Really enjoyed the class and love my piece! It’s already hanging up!!!
Introduction to SAORI Weaving
Reviewed by Jodi M. on 2/19/2020
Loved it!
Introduction to SAORI Weaving
Reviewed by Deepika G. on 2/9/2020
Was blown away!! Didnt expect this class to be so much fun!!! I loved that Loop the Loom provides such a wide variety of yarns to choose from. It allows you to experiment and be creative. Definitely coming back to this place!
Introduction to SAORI Weaving
Reviewed by Frieda C. on 1/25/2020
Anamae was so helpful! The environment was soothing and relaxing

School: Loop of the Loom


Loop of the Loom is the mindfulness zen weaving dojo in NYC which introduces SAORI, a ZEN art of weaving from Japan. We are NYC's first-ever certified SAORI studio, gallery and authorized SAORI loom distributor. 

Students at Loop of the Loom have created distinct and original tapestries, clothing,...

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