Fiber Arts Workshops

Workshop Canceled
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
05/16/2018 to 05/30/2018

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
Workshop Canceled
Monday 6:30-9:30
04/16/2018

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.

 
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
04/18/2018 to 05/09/2018

Get ready for spring bike rides by creating your own bike frame bag. Design and construct a bag for your bike that can hold your personal items, for short rides or adventures. Materials for one bag included. This workshop is great for all levels. No prior sewing knowledge is necessary.

Crochet
Workshop Canceled
Thursday 6:00-9:00
04/05/2018

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.

Weaving Loom
 
Wednesday 6:00-9:00
04/04/2018

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
 
Sunday 5:00-8:00
04/15/2018

Don't be afraid of the needles! You, too, can be one of those happy knitters who makes socks and sweaters during every class or meeting. No experience necessary. Materials provided for one practice square; or, keep it going and make a small scarf on your own time!

Workshop Canceled
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
04/11/2018

Learn to craft with leather tools as you create your own custom pouch. This workshop is great for all levels of leather workers.

Random Weave Melon Basket
Workshop Canceled
Sunday 1:00-5:00
04/08/2018

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!

 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
05/15/2018

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
04/03/2018

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
04/10/2018 to 05/08/2018

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
04/30/2018 to 05/21/2018

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.

Dyed yarn
 
Monday 6:30-9:30
04/23/2018

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.