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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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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 25, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 23, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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Hand Printing on Cloth With Natural Dyes

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

Explore the exciting possibilities of natural dye print pastes in this part demo, part hands-on class. Day 1 at the SEFAA Center will include observing dye extraction and paste production and using pre-mixed pastes for screen and/or block printing, painting and stenciling. Rinse and dry your work overnight and then on Day 2, we’ll gather virtually to review…

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 18, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 16, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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March Book Club Meeting

Mar 16, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Please join us for our March Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing Textile Travels by Anne Kelly. Renowned artist Anne Kelly helps you discover fresh, creative ways for capturing your journeys in stitch, using exquisitely photographed examples of her own and others’ textiles. Kelly explores the use of maps and their iconography; the influences of…

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 11, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 09, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 04, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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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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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 02, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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February Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Feb 25, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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February Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Feb 23, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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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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Reversible Cables

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

If you’ve ever made a cabled scarf or blanket, you know it is only partly satisfying: One side is an array of beautiful cables, and the other side is obviously the wrong side. What if there was a way to make both sides look good without resorting to double-knitting? There is! In this class you’ll cover…

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February Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Feb 18, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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February Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Feb 16, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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February Book Club Meeting

Feb 16, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Please join us for our February Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing The Nature of Things: Essays of a Tapestry Weaver by Tommye McClure Scanlin. The Nature of Things weaves together a life full of happiness and sorrow. In fourteen collected essays, Tommye McClure Scanlin reflects on her artistic journey and how crafting and life…

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