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Textiles: Weaving Studio

Weaving in and Textiles out

Fall and Spring semesters:
Weeks 1-2: 8 am - 12am
Weeks 3-12: 8 am - 4 am
Weeks 13-15: 24-hour access

Winter, Spring, and Summer breaks:
8 am - 12am

Weaving Studio
LBLD (Textiles Studios)
Oakland Campus

During the semester, undergraduate and graduate Textiles majors and students currently enrolled in courses within the Textiles Program curriculum have access to the textiles facilities outside of class time.

Graduate students experienced in textiles processes may make arrangements with the Textiles studio manager to have access to the department.

Undergraduate students who have taken textiles courses and are in good standing with the Textiles Program can have access on an individual basis.

About the Textiles: Weaving Studio

The Weaving Studio is outfitted with 40 floor looms, including an AVL 16-harness computer-operated dobby loom, a Macomber 32-harness computer-operated dobby loom, and a state-of-the-art, computerized Jacquard TC-1 loom. CCA is one of only a handful of art colleges in the United States that teaches digital weaving using jacquard technology. Students enrolled in weaving classes are assigned dedicated looms.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Fabric

Tools and Equipment

  • State-of-the-art digital TC1 Jacquard loom
  • 2 computer-operated dobby looms
  • 37 floor looms
  • spinning wheels
  • Macintosh computer lab featuring industry-standard jacquard software