Laura Roveda

SAORI weaving ~ weaving from the heart ~ which is a form of freestyle weaving founded by Misao Jo in Osaka, Japan.   It encourages free expression of self without judgement and rules.  SAORI embraces all ages and all abilities.

SAORI weaving featured in the television series ‘How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life‘.
Episode 5, ‘How to Run the Show’.  Filmed in September, 2012.  Aired May 1, 2013.
Laura, her weaving and the looms were in a couple of scenes at a Wine and Cheese festival in this episode

Friday June 17, 2016 – Bobbin Winders Guild meeting – Covina.
July 14-17, 2016 – SAORI Weaving at Patty’s Paradise in Ridgway, Colorado
December 21, 2014 – Craft & Folk Art Museum
August 23, 2014 – Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild
October 31st, 2013 – Otis College of Art and Design, Textile Science class
September 9, 2013 – Inland Empire Handweavers’ Guild
March 11, 2013 – South Coast Weavers and Spinners Guild
September 8, 2012 – Southern California Weaver’s Guild

SAORI Peace Weave 2016 – Hiroshima, Japan, July 2015
SAORI Peace Weave 2015 – Hiroshima, Japan, July 2015
SAORI Peace Weave 2014 – Hiroshima, Japan, July 2014


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​​Workshop - Feb. 19 & 20, 2017
Laura Roveda
Saori Weaving

The workshop will be held at Laura’s studio in Sherman Oaks on both Sunday and Monday for people to use her looms and produce a woven fabric.  She can take 6 people per day and participants can sign up for one day or both.
Come and play with color and texture and reconnect with your creative soul.

Supply List

Laura will provide fibers to you on the day of the workshop which you will purchase by weight at the end of the day.

Workshop fee: Members pay: $70 prior to Feb. 18, $75 on the day of the WAC General Meeting, Feb. 18 and the day of the workshop Feb. 19 & 20. Non-member fee $80.You have the option of paying at the workshop or mailing Rita Kreiger a check made out to WAC.Email click here for Rita's email address.

Workshop Feb. 19 & 20, 2017- Workshop Registration
Saori Studios Los Angeles
​Sherman Oakes, CA
Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm with a one hour lunch break.

Note that the locations of these workshops vary. Due to

increasing costs the workshops may vary in price. There is often an additional kit fee. REFUNDS can only be made for cancellations received before the first day of the month in which the class is held. TO REGISTER or for more info about the workshop and supplies contact Rita Kreiger Checks made out to WAC.