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A Natural-Dyed Color Wheel

Jun 11, 2022 10:00AM—5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

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Colors can be arranged in a circle or color wheel to visually show the basic relationships between them. You probably made one as a child, mixing red, yellow, and blue paints to make new, intermediate colors. In this class, though, you’ll use natural dyes to create your own yarn/fiber color wheel. Working collaboratively, you’ll start indigo, cochineal, and osage…

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Monday Make Night: Easy Wet Felt Balls

Jun 13, 2022 6:30PM—8:30PM

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Save your fiber scraps to create beautiful felted balls! Borrowing from the Temari tradition, we’ll wrap our scraps tightly in yarn to form a firm ball. Then, we’ll add colorful wool fibers and use felting needles to secure the fibers before wet felting our balls with soap and warm water. Magically, the fibers will meld…

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Fabulous Wet Felted Birdhouse! (Rescheduled)

Jun 25, 2022 1:00PM—6:00PM

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Welcome your feathered friends with a fabulous wet felted birdhouse! Learn how to layout and shingle dry wool fiber and then how to insert a gourd-shaped resist – the magic that allows you to create dimension from a flat pattern. Then you’ll use wet-felting techniques to transform the wool into prefelt, remove the resist, and finish the…

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Silk Dye Painting

Jul 02, 2022 1:00PM—Aug 06, 2022 4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

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Originating in the Orient, silk dye painting is a beautiful textile art form that uses dye to create permanent vibrant colors on silk fabric. You’ll learn many techniques for silk dye painting in this five-session class, focusing on the “serti” or resist-lines method and using a safe, water-based resist. You’ll work on 18″ x 18″ silk squares…

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Needle Felt a Gnome with Character!

Aug 12, 2022 10:00AM—Aug 13, 2022 4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

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In this workshop, you will needle felt a gnome  – cute (or not so cute!), full of character, and poseable! You’ll start by constructing a basic wire armature and creating your gnome’s body. Then, you’ll add his/her head, complete with a nose (what is a gnome without a large nose!), and work on creating your gnome’s unique…

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Past | Archive

Monday Make Night: Denim Feathers

May 09, 2022 6:30PM—8:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Flax Plant to Linen Yarn

Apr 30, 2022 9:00AM—4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Spinning Silk

Apr 29, 2022 9:00AM—4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Make and Use Original Decorative Papers

Apr 09, 2022 9:30AM—Apr 10, 2022 5:30PM

SEFAA Center

True Blue. Indigo Blue.

Mar 27, 2022 11:00AM—5:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Incredible Ice Dye

Mar 20, 2022 12:30PM—4:30PM