Melissa Weaver Dunning

Melissa Weaver Dunning is a hand-weaver, spinner, and knitter with over 40 years of experience working on antique equipment to recreate 18th- and 19th-century home-produced textiles. She began her textile study with Scottish master weaver Norman Kennedy in 1980, and carries on this rich tradition in her own teaching. Melissa is an avid tartan and linen weaver, a compulsive knitter, and a lover of wool who enjoys sharing her passion for weaving and spinning with students. She is also a ballad singer, specializing in the ballads and songs of Ireland, Scotland and England from before Napoleon’s time.

Workshops

Our 2020 and 2022 Conferences were both cancelled due to COVID 19. While no workshops were taught in those years, we've retained the information on scheduled workshops in our database.

Mini Classes

Our 2020 and 2022 Conferences were both cancelled due to COVID 19. While no mini classes were taught in those years, we've retained the information on scheduled mini classes in our database.

The FTWG website contains records of miniclasses taught from 2019 to the present. This instructor has not taught a miniclass during that period.
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