Current & Upcoming

Intro to Temari

Apr 23, 2021 5:00PM—8:00PM

Temari (te = hand, mari = ball) is an addictive form of Japanese embroidery stitched on a geometrically-divided, spherical base. In this class, you’ll learn basic temari techniques and start your journey of transforming thread into complex, beautiful designs and myriad geometric shapes. Start by wrapping a core before class and then focus on the other…

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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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Stitching Time

Jun 02, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Apr 07, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Mar 03, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Hitomezashi (One-Stitch) Sashiko

Mar 28, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Hitomezashi or one-stitch sashiko was tradtionally used to reinforce Japanese garments. Today, we can all enjoy these densely-stitched decorative patterns created with the humble running stitch! What makes it Hitomezashi rather than simply sashiko?  Well, simple sashiko designs make large overall designs on the fabric while Hitomezashi designs create small denser designs that look like weaving patterns. In this…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing (Session 2)

Feb 21, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing (Session 1)

Feb 20, 2021 9:30AM—12:30PM

Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Stitching Time

Feb 03, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Artist Talk: Gabriela Martinez Ortiz (Rescheduled)

Feb 07, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

Join us for an hour of inspiration as Gabriella Martinez Ortiz talks about her artistic journey and her practice which utilizes traditional hand embroidery to create uniquely contemporary surface pattern. She’ll show us some of her garments along with images and sketches that inspire her work. And, she’ll talk about the Slow Movement philosophy which underpins her work – how…

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Stitching Time

Jan 06, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing

Jan 17, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Artist Talk: Gabriela Martinez Ortiz

Jan 10, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Join us for an hour of inspiration as Gabriella Martinez Ortiz talks about her artistic journey and her practice which utilizes traditional hand embroidery to create uniquely contemporary surface pattern. She’ll show us some of her garments along with images and sketches that inspire her work. And, she’ll talk about the Slow Movement philosophy which underpins her work – how…

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Goddess Dolls

Dec 05, 2020 11:00AM—Dec 12, 2020 12:00PM

Celebrate your creativity by making a Fiber Goddess to nurture your spirit, grace your projects, and protect your workspace. Session 1 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, December 5th) will cover design and headdress suggestions plus embroidery stitch practice. Session 2 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, December 12th) will focus on adding…

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Stitching Time

Dec 02, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Nov 04, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Oct 07, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Beginning Sashiko Take 3

Oct 17, 2020 11:00AM—Oct 24, 2020 12:00PM

Sashiko is an old Japanese form of functional embroidery. It is based on the simple running stitch and was used to repair clothing by reinforcing points of wear or patching worn places. Elegant, timeless designs that invoke clouds, mountains, bamboo, and more were traditionally stitched with white thread on indigo cotton fabric. Today, though, sashiko…

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Stitching Time

Sep 02, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Past | Archive

May Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

May 06, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Stitching Time

May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM