Fiber Arts Workshops

 
Wed 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/04/2017 to 10/18/2017

Weave two traditional Appalachian style baskets in this hands-on workshop. Using hoops and reed, participants will weave beautiful ribbed potato and cheese baskets.

Crochet
Workshop Canceled
Sun 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10/08/2017 to 10/22/2017

The word crochet comes from the French for "small hook," and participants in this workshop will be hooked on crochet. We will learn basic crochet techniques to make unique designs.

Embroidering Alternative Materials
Workshop Canceled
Sun 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10/08/2017 to 10/22/2017

Embroidery is a flexible form of creating beautiful designs. Why limit yourself to traditional materials? If you can pierce it with a needle, you can probably embroider it -- paper, natural objects, photographs, and more! No experience necessary.

Weaving Loom
 
Wed 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
09/27/2017

Always wondered how to use that loom stuck in your attic? Jump right into your own weaving project in our one-day class designed to give you a taste of what weaving is all about.

Itajime Shibori
 
Friday 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
10/06/2017

Itajime shibori is a traditional japanese fabric dyeing technique that makes beautiful, intricate, and unique patterns.

Knitting
Workshop Canceled
Mon 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/09/2017 to 10/23/2017

Learn the basics of knitting in this workshop.  Learn to manipulate yarn and stitch type to make unique designs.

Seagrass Basket
 
Sun 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11/12/2017

Learn the basketry techniques of twining and shaping as you weave seagrass, coconut fiber, and dracena draco leaves into a small (7”x7”x7”) basket with your choice of handle styles.

 
Tue 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
09/26/2017

If you need help with those rips or alterations, then this workshop is for you. We will introduce you to the not-very-mysterious workings of a sewing machine. Confidently hem your jeans, patch a skirt and more!

 
Tue 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11/07/2017

If you need help with those rips or alterations, then this workshop is for you. We will introduce you to the not-very-mysterious workings of a sewing machine. Confidently hem your jeans, patch a skirt and more!

Workshop Canceled
Tue 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/03/2017 to 10/31/2017

You won’t need to shop for that perfect design if you can create your own. We’ll cover pattern selection, fabric choices, and sewing machine operation, as well as zippers, buttons, and more. Choose a project and then work from start to finish.

Shibori Leather
Workshop Canceled
Friday 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
10/13/2017 to 10/20/2017

Learn the art of japanese pattern dyeing on soft, supple leather to make a unique and beautiful finished product.

Workshop Canceled
Mon 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11/06/2017 to 11/20/2017

Silk painting is an exciting way to create vibrant designs with colorful dyes and resists. This workshop will cover gutta resists, color application, salt, and other techniques to embellish your brilliant scarves and silk fabric.

Spinning Wheel
Workshop Canceled
Mon 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/02/2017

Create visual and tactile sensations in yarn. Participants will learn carding techniques and spinning with drop spindles and spinning wheels. This workshop will also cover the properties and cleaning of wool from different breeds of sheep and other fiber producing animals.

Weaving
Workshop Canceled
Wed 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/25/2017 to 11/15/2017

Cover the basics of handweaving on a loom in this small-project workshop. Experiment, sample different ideas, or work from a provided pattern.

Yarn Dyeing
Workshop Canceled
Mon 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10/30/2017

Learn the basics of dyeing yarn with a variety of dye options. You'll learn how to dye a skein a solid color, variegated coloring and stripes.