Fiber Arts Workshops

Improvisational Embroidery
 
Mon 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
07/17/2017 to 07/31/2017

Develop multiple samples while learning basic hand embroidery techniques without the aid of a plan or drawing. Improvisational embroidery allows participants to freely experiment with multiple stitching techniques while also considering color, texture, and pattern.

 
Wed 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
06/28/2017

Come and experience the vibrancy of painting on silk with dyes and gutta resist. You will design and paint one silk scarf in this introduction to silk painting that will leave you wanting to do more! Class intended for those with no prior experience.

Weaving
Workshop Canceled
Wed 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
06/28/2017

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.

Random Weave Melon Basket
Workshop Canceled
Fri 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
07/07/2017

Start with two hoops, a woven God's Eye, and some ribs. Then fill it in with an assortment of flat and round reeds to create this basket.  It's a great beginner's basket!

 
Tue 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
08/15/2017

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 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
06/27/2017

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 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
07/11/2017 to 08/08/2017

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.

 
Mon 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
07/10/2017 to 07/24/2017

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
 
Wed 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
08/02/2017 to 08/09/2017

Turn fluffy wool into yarn you can use! This ancient art form is great for beginners and experienced fiber artists alike. Participants will learn carding techniques and spinning with drop spindles and spinning wheels.

Weaving
Workshop Canceled
Thur 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
07/06/2017 to 07/27/2017

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