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Hand Printing on Cloth with Natural Dyes

Sep 18, 2021 1:00PM—Sep 19, 2021 5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

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Explore the exciting possibilities of natural dye print pastes in this part demo, part hands-on class. Day 1 will include observing dye extraction and paste production followed by using pre-mixed pastes made from traditional natural dye substances to screen and/or block print, paint, and stencil on a variety of cloth samples. Day 2 will focus on processing…

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Design Your Own Crochet Border

Sep 25, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

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What better way to find the perfect border for your next crochet or knit project than to design your own? Mix and match a variety of crocheted elements, or choose an element from your fabric and expand on it. Learn how borders can enhance a project, how to deal with corners and curves, and how…

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Creative Mending

Sep 26, 2021 11:00AM—5:30PM

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Why mend? For many reasons: To care for your textiles, the people you love, and our planet. To express yourself creatively. To use what you have, to embrace imperfections, and to repair rather than replace. And, just as there are many reasons to mend, there are many ways to mend. In this class, you’ll explore a variety of…

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One Pot Magic: Surprising and Satisfying Natural Dye Rainbows

Oct 09, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

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Beautiful, coordinating fleece and yarn can be dyed in one pot. The process is easy: Just layer multiple natural dyestuffs with the materials to be dyed, add a bit of water, cook, cool, and then reveal your one-of-a-kind colorway. It’s the easy way to create unique, natural color combinations! In this hands-on class. you’ll explore the process…

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Nuno Felt Scarf

Nov 06, 2021 10:00AM—4:30PM

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Nuno or laminated felt offers endless possibilities for creating unusual lightweight fabrics by taking advantage of the different shrinkage properties of wool and silk. The “tools” are simple – bubble wrap, hot water, and soap – and the technique is as close to instant gratification you can get in the fiber world. Start exploring this limitless technique by…

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Beginning Silk Painting

Nov 13, 2021 1:00PM—Nov 20, 2021 4:00PM

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Try your hand at two different silk painting techniques in this two-session class for beginners! You’ll start session 1 with an overview of silk dyes and a quick painting demonstration. Then you’ll use a resist to draw or trace a design onto a small piece of silk, heat set it with an iron, and add glorious…

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Past | Archive

Acadian Spinning

Aug 29, 2021 11:00AM—5:30PM

Sakiori Weaving

Aug 07, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

Phone Photography for Makers

Jul 31, 2021 10:00AM—Aug 07, 2021 11:30AM

Simple Shibori

Jul 11, 2021 12:30PM—4:30PM

Incredible Ice Dye

Jul 10, 2021 12:30PM—4:30PM

The Elements and Principles of Art for Textile Artists

Jun 05, 2021 10:00AM—Jun 12, 2021 1:00PM