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Beginning Chilkat Weaving Class: The Perfect Circle

  • Skagway Traditional Council PO Box 1157 Skagway United States (map)

Beginning Chilkat Weaving Class instructed by mentor teacher Lily Hope as originally taught by Jennie Thlunaut.

Come learn Jennie’s speedy finger-twining technique while shaping and executing a woven circle, the foundation of all other shapes in Chilkat weaving.

Prerequisite: Students must have some experience in twining either Ravenstail, Chilkat, Spruce Root, Cedar Bark, or other textile weavings/handwork.

Time/Date: Wednesday July 24 & Thursday July 25, 2019 from 5-8pm

Class Fee: $50 (Normally $170 - class fee covers mini travel “loom”, warp, weft yarns, and a tapestry needle.

Materials to Bring: Students are asked to bring scissors, a handkerchief, and a small 7-8” wide basket (or large purse/bag, cereal box, or roll of paper towels) to mount “loom” bar on.

To Register: please send us an email to or text Sara at (907) 612-0454 with you name & contact number.


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