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Felt Fabulous Flowers!

May 16, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

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Learn how to wet felt a beautiful flower in this fun online class. Then, wear your flowers in your hair, pin them to your outfit, or create an everlasting bouquet. The possibilities are endless! Start by laying out your wool roving and embellishment materials. Then use water, soap, and a bit of agitation to turn your roving…

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Spring Goddess Dolls

May 22, 2021 11:00AM—May 29, 2021 12:00PM

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Honor your creativity by making a Spring Fiber Goddess to celebrate renewal, nurture your spirit, grace your projects, and protect your workspace. Session 1 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, May 22nd) will cover design and headdress suggestions plus embroidery stitch practice. Session 2 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, May…

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The Elements and Principles of Art for Textile Artists

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

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Every single work of art you see is a composition of various elements – texture, shape, line, color, and value – arranged according to principles – balance, unity, and focal point to name just a few. Whether you think about them consciously or design intuitively, these are your tools. Using them will help you create work you love, help you…

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Incredible Ice Dye

Jul 10, 2021 12:30PM—4:30PM

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Explore an incredibly beautiful way to dye cellulose (plant-based) fabrics without mixing or weighing any dyes at all. You’ll use two different ice dye methods (“on the rack” and “in the muck”) and learn dozens of ways to manipulate your fabric and garments before applying dye. You’ll also receive in-depth information about the chemistry of the dyes,…

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Simple Shibori

Jul 11, 2021 12:30PM—4:30PM

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Shibori techniques create resist patterns that are revealed only after dyeing. There are many different styles of Shibori, but tie-dyeing is one of the simpler, faster ways to produce an amazing variety of Shibori patterns. In this class, you’ll clamp, bind, fold, or wrap your plant-based fabrics before immersion dyeing them with fiber reactive dyes. Experiment with…

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Sakiori Weaving

Aug 07, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

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Convert old silk kimonos, silk ties, or silk/rayon skirts into woven items that honor the Japanese tradition of weaving with repurposed materials. Known as sakiori, from the word saku (to tear) and oru (to weave), this technique takes recycling to a new artistic level! Warp your rigid heddle or 4-harness loom prior to the workshop (using…

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Acadian Spinning

Aug 29, 2021 11:00AM—5:30PM

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Learn to spin cotton like a Cajun in this one-day class! You’ll start by carding cotton to prepare for spinning and then you’ll learn to spin cotton singles like the Acadians of Southern Louisiana – sitting alongside your wheel (instead of facing it) and spinning off the point of a quill. With some practice, you’ll…

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Make a Leather Handbag (Rescheduled)

Oct 11, 2021 9:30AM—Oct 14, 2021 4:30PM

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Nothing adds spice to an outfit more than a leather handbag and now you can handcraft one that matches your own unique style. In fact, you’ll make several bags during this four-day workshop. You’ll start by learning about bag design and materials and how to use a portable industrial sewing machine, and you’ll practice by…

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Past | Archive

Hitomezashi (One-Stitch) Sashiko

Mar 28, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Hand Printing on Cloth With Natural Dyes

Mar 20, 2021 1:00PM—Mar 21, 2021 5:00PM

Reversible Cables

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Crocheted Motifs: Projects That Grow

Feb 06, 2021 1:00PM—Feb 13, 2021 2:30PM

Knit Socks Toe Up!

Jan 16, 2021 3:30PM—Jan 30, 2021 5:00PM