Braid In Schedule 2020

This is the schedule for the 2020 braid in.  Note the skill levels in the classes; a table of skills to help you determine whether you are beginner, intermediate, or advanced is at the bottom of this page.

For a printable version of the document below, click here:  2020 VF Spring Braid in Schedule

Thurs

Apr 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 am to 12:30, Part I of Feather-

Weight

221

Mainte-nance

Donna Vlasak

 

 

 

Lunch of soup or chili, bread & fruit

 

1:30 pm to 5 pm,

Part II of Feather-weight 221 Mainte-nance.

  Friday April 17 Saturday April 18 Sunday April 19
8 am  Breakfast Breakfast
9 am Welcome Announcements Announcements
9:15 am AM Classes AM Classes AM Classes
• All-Butted Rectangle,
pt 1 of 2 – Kauffman, LO; Weinhold, RO – Adv
• Color Block Purse,
pt 1 of 2 – Weinhold – Adv
• Color Block Purse,
pt 2 of 2 – Weinhold – Adv
• Loom-Woven Multi-strand Squares, pt 1 of 2 — Rowan – Int Loom-Woven Multi-strand Squares, pt 2 of 2 – Rowan – Int • Multistrand Border for a Rectangle, pt 1 of 2 – Manges, LO; Mahler, RO – Int
• After the Hooking/ Felting… Comes the Rectangle Basket, pt 1 of 3 — McDermet  – Int/Adv • After the Hooking/ Felting… Comes the Rectangle Basket, pt 2 of 3 — McDermet – Int/Adv • After the Hooking/ Felting… Comes the Rectangle Basket, pt 3 of 3 — McDermet – Int/Adv
  • Beginner Braiding, pt 1 of 3 — Pepe — Newbie
11:45 Group Photo!
12 noon Lunch Lunch Lunch (if signed up)
1 pm PM Classes I PM Classes I PM Classes I
• Beginner Braiding, pt 2 of 3 – Pepe –Newbie • Hooked/Punched Proddy Sunflower, pt 1 of 2 — Bird • Hooked/Punched Proddy Sunflower, pt 2 of 2  — Bird
• All-Butted Rectangle, pt 2 of 2– Kauffman, LO; Weinhold, RO – Adv • Dorset Buttons  — Diefenderfer • Multistrand Border for a Rectangle, pt 2 of 2 ­­– Manges – Int
• Hats Galore, pt 1 of 2 — Watts – Int • Hats Galore, pt 2 of 2 — Watts – Int
  • Beginner Braiding, pt 3  of 3 – Pepe – Newbie
3 pm PM Classes II PM Classes II Finishing up Classes
• Three-Circle Rug, pt 1 of 2 — Kiarsis – Int • Three-Circle Rug, pt 2 — Kiarsis – Int  
• Braided Pincushion Jar, pt 1 of 2 — Watts – Conf. Beginner • Braided Pincushion Jar, pt 2 of 2 — Watts – Conf. Beginner
• Braided Foot Stool, pt 1 of 2 — Manges
–Conf Beginner
• Wool Applique Candle Mat — Sonnen
• Braided Foot Stool, pt 2 of 2 — Manges – Conf Beginner
5 pm Dinner Dinner Good-byes
7 pm

 

Challenge Rugs:
3D Braids
Speaker:
Janice Sonnen
Show and Tell
* Wed & Thurs nights: option to stay over ** Sunday night:  option to stay over

 

Skill Levels of Braiders Signing up for Classes

Skills New-
bie
Confident
Beginner
Inter-
mediate
Advanced
Has braided a chair pad or rug
Can made a braid Start (any type)
Can fold strands inward while braiding (by hand, by pre-pressing, or by braid-aids)
Can lace braids together
Can braid and lace double corners w/a
Can increase on curves to keep a rug flat w/a
Can make (mostly hidden) color changes
Can calculate the length of an oval’s center for any size of rug
Can hide seams
Can taper
Can make patterns on straight braids (arrowhead, zigzag, diamond)
Can e-lace OR shoe-lace independently
Can follow a pattern and count loops
Can butt braids by at least one method
Can butt braids by at least two methods
Can adjust fabric width or stuff strands to keep braid loops the same size with different fabrics
Can make perfectly placed color changes with no visible seam
Can braid and lace triple, quadruple corners
Can adjust lacing to keep patterns on curves

**w/a = with assistance