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Socially Vulnerable Women in Armenia

EU Armenia relations after the Velvet Revolution

Stories of the women

Work is difficult in the villages across Armenia. Even if the men are working often times the money is not enough to support a young family. The farm work often pays very little, and traditionally women do not work outside of the house. The Wool to Carpet project provides an extra opportunity for women to work to support ..….. (Read more)

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Special Rug Weaving Workshop

EXPLORE THE ORIGINS OF YOUR CREATIVITY.
The Art of Rug Weaving (Class for 2 days)
Join master Craftsman, Hayk Oltaci, for a workshop of two days this November in Long Island City at Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries. Learn the art of rug weaving and discover the ancient art of rug making!
Weave a 3×4″ inch rug, small enough to fit in your pocket and cute enough to make as a gift or souvenir for yourself or a friend!
When: November 2018 (Saturday & Sunday).
* November: 17; Saturday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
* November: 18; Sunday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries 43-01 21st Street, Unit 110F Long Island City, NY 11101
Price: $160.00/per person, Includes instruction and materials.

Valentine’s Day Anniversary

This Valentine’s Day is the 7 year anniversary of our moving from Lexington Avenue to Long Island City
 

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Evening Rug Weaving Workshops This June in Long Island City, NY

    EXPLORE THE ORIGINS OF YOUR CREATIVITY.

     The Art of Rug Weaving (Class for 3 nights)

Join master Craftsman, Hayk Oltaci, for a workshop of three evenings this June in Long Island City at Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries. Learn the art of rug weaving and discover the ancient art of rug making!

When: Classes start the second week of June 2017 (Tuesday & Wednesday).

*  June: 13;  Tuesday,      7:00pm – 9:00pm

*  June: 14;  Wednesday,  7:00pm – 9:00pm

*  June: 20; Tuesday,     7:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries 43-01 21st Street, Unit 110F Long Island City, NY 11101

Price: $200.00/per person, Includes instruction and materials.

 

Weaving Loom kit includes:

* Weaving frame

* Pick-up stick

* Yarn needle

* Weaving warp and weft

* 3 Different Colored Yarn

You will learn the ABCs of vertical rug weaving, including terms such as warp and weft, techniques such as knotting and the basics of design. You will discover how to weave a rug in your own design. You will actually practice the art of rug making by weaving a small rug of your own using the loom and materials provided to each participant. This is an exciting opportunity to learn how rugs have been made for thousands of years from an experienced teacher who will carefully guide you at every stage.

Enjoy traditional music & tea while learning how to weave a traditional rug on your own loom! Everyone leaves with their own mini rug. All materials and supplies provided. All ages welcome.

Special One-Day Rug-Weaving Workshop on March 25, 2017

The Art of Rug-Weaving During A Special One-Day Workshop.

 

 

Join Master-Craftsman Hayk Oltaci, for a day-long workshop on March 25, 2017, at Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries, Long Island City, NY. Learn the art of rug weaving and discover the ancient art of rug making!

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries

43-01 21st Street, Unit 110F, Long Island City, NY 11101

Cost: $200.00 per person

Includes instruction and materials. You keep your weaving-loom kit, weaving frame, pick-up stick, yarn needle, weaving warp and yarn. Lunch is included.