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Weaving 101 with Susan Kesler Simpson

Learn how a loom works, watch live demonstrations and explore the art of weaving with hands-on weaving stations alongside Susan Kesler Simpson on November 5 & 6 in the Play Lab.

Susan Kesler Simpson is an accomplished textile artist and author. Susan received her BS and MA degrees at the University of Nebraska in Textiles and Design where she was introduced to weaving over 20 years ago and has since published four books that simplify the weave structure and emphasize the basics.


November 6, 2022
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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When children pretend, they’re using their imaginations to move beyond the bounds of reality. A stick can be a magic wand. A sock can be a puppet. A small child can be a superhero.

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