Fiber Arts Workshops

Appalachian Basktet
 
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
01/24/2018 to 02/07/2018

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

Arm Knitting
 
Monday 6:30-9:30
01/22/2018

Arm knitting is a fast and fun way to make an elegant and cozy finished product. No needles required! This single session workshop will cover the basic techniques and provide materials to get you on your way to making a small chunky blanket or scarf.

Coiled Basket
 
Sunday 1:00-4:00
02/11/2018

We will weave with natural manila fiber or pine needles to create a small pendant or a tiny basket in this introduction to coiling workshop.

Workshop Canceled
Sunday 5:00-8:00
02/18/2018

No experience necessary! Learn a skill that you will value for a lifetime. Learn basic crochet stitches, then start a project that you can take with you wherever you go! Materials provided for one small dishcloth or trivet.

Crochet
 
Sunday 5:00-8:00
02/25/2018

Ask some questions of an expert, watch some quick demonstrations, and learn a little more about crochet. Maybe you need to know how to repair a piece you've made? Or you want to try some new stitches, but YouTube isn't cutting it? Or maybe you'd just like to connect with some other yarn enthusiasts. Join us for a quick, fun session!

Workshop Canceled
Sunday 5:00-8:00
01/21/2018 to 02/04/2018

Sketch with thread! Work with existing patterns or your own designs. Embroidery can be delicate, decorative, expressive, or transgressive -- it's up to you! A variety of techniques will be covered. All materials provided.

Weaving Loom
 
Wednesday 6:00-9:00
01/10/2018

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.

Knitting Repair
Workshop Canceled
Monday 6:30-9:30
01/29/2018

When you own (or have made) something special, it's worth the time and effort to mend it! Small holes and other problems can be fixed with the right know-how. Bring a damaged knit piece, or just your curiosity, and learn how to make it whole again!

 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
02/27/2018

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!

 
Tuesday 6:00-9:00
01/09/2018

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!

 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
01/23/2018 to 02/20/2018

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.

Spinning Wheel
Workshop Canceled
Monday 6:30-9:30
02/12/2018 to 03/05/2018

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.

 
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
02/14/2018 to 03/07/2018

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

Dyed yarn
Workshop Canceled
Monday 6:30-9:30
02/05/2018

Learn how to dye yarn and wool with food coloring and Kool Aid. You'll learn how to dye a skein a solid color, variegated coloring and stripes. Students may bring light colored, 100% wool skeins of yarn or finished knitted or crocheted projects that were made from wool. This type of dyeing cannot be done on cotton or acrylic.