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39 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Phone: (440) 774-7158
Fax: (440) 775-1107

Drop Spindle: Plant Fibers

AGES: 15+

Students will receive a basic understanding of plant-based fiber and spinning it into yarn using a mini Turkish drop spindle. The drop spindle in various forms is present in almost every culture and is still widely used today. Yarn made on a drop spindle can be used to crochet, knit, weave or braid. A professionally made and well-balanced Snyder mini-Turkish spindle will be included for the student to keep. A generous amount of different fibers will also be provided for class and future use.

Each student should bring a shopping bag to hold their spindle and fiber.

Registration must be received by: June 28, 2019.

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When
Saturday
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019

Where
FAVA Classroom
39 S Main St
Oberlin, OH 44074

Tuition $40
Member Price $36
Fees $50

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When & Where Tuition Member Price Supply Fee  
Saturday
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019
FAVA Classroom
39 S Main St
Oberlin, OH 44074
$40 $36 $50 Register

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instructors

Gina Talandis

Gina Talandis

Gina Talandis has been a fiber artist for over 20 years. She began her journey as a weaver and expanded her expertise as a spinner and needle felter. She has given workshops on weaving with a rigid heddle loom, drop spindle, spinning and needle felting. She participates in numerous demonstrations through her guild sharing her enthusiasm for the fiber arts. Gina is also a wood craftswoman and designs products to make her weaving and spinning more efficient. Gina can be found at home in her garden, workshop or at her spinning wheel or loom in Wellington, Ohio.

scholarships & aid

FAVA reviews and considers all application for scholarship assistance. While we may not be able to provide a complete scholarship to all those who request it, we are committed to making our classes available to as many people as possible – regardless of individual financial circumstances. For this reason, it is important that all scholarship requests are received well in advance of the class starting date, so we may allocate our available funds accordingly. We may consider any of the following factors when determining eligibility for scholarships:

  • Annual family income
  • Individual or special circumstances
  • Whether the applicant qualifies for the National Free/Reduced Price School Lunch program
    (for students age 18 & younger)


**FAVA also encourages applicants to consider partial scholarship assistance, in which case the student only pays some portion of the class tuition.

All information will be kept confidential and will be used solely to determine the amount of scholarship assistance to be provided.

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