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Labs, Shops, and Studios

Weaving & Dye Lab

2 W 13th St, 9th floor   •   Hours ; Please see calendar below for the most up to date info.
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Spring 2020 Orientations will run through Sunday, March 15.

Please note: Open task time for spring semester begins on 1/30. Due to classes in the space, Thursday Open Task time for the Dye Lab area will run from 12-4pm until 2/20, when it will extend to 6:30pm as noted on the hours tab.

The Weaving Studio area of the space will be open Thursdays 12-6:30pm from 1/30 on. Please see the calendar below for greater clarity.

This lab is equipped with:

  • 1- Threaded 4-harness Schacht floor loom (12″ samplers max)
  • 2-Threaded 4-harness floor looms (for Textiles Students Only)
  • 2- 8-harness Macombers floor looms
  • 8- Unthreaded 4-harness Schacht floor looms (eligible for reservation to those who qualify)
  • Warping reel, Warping boards, and bobbin winder
  • Umbrella swift and ball winder
  • Industrial felting loom
  • Carding Station
  • Work tables
  • Ironing station
  • 2- Heat presses
  • Sentry Ductless Fume Hood (for particulates)
  • Induction Burners
  • Dye pots (various sizes)
  • Sinks
  • Various wet processes small tools
  • Plastic buckets for temporary 1-week storage of dyes
  • Tool checkout of: carding paddles, drop spindles, peg looms, embroidery hoops, crochet hooks, knitting needles, peg looms w/ tapestry tools, floor loom tools, knives and cutting boards
  • Various donated yarns to support student work

Studios are open to students during Open Task Times OR with faculty during registered class time.

The labs will follow building holiday hours.

Weaving & Dye Lab Calendar