Fiber Arts Workshops

Nui Shibori
 
Sunday 1:00-4:00
01/27/2019 to 02/03/2019

Shibori is the Japanese art of patterned resist fabric dyeing.  Students will learn Arashi Shibori, a folding and wrapping technique.   Join us as we explore this technique allowing for an infinite variety of designs while creating distinctive patterned results.

Knit Scarf
 
Monday 6:30-9:30
01/28/2019 to 02/11/2019

A classic beginning knitting project. Fundamentals of knitting and materials provided. A simple and fun project that's easy to take home. Keep warm!

Climbing Rope Rug
 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
03/05/2019

Use an old rock climbing rope (no longer suitable for climbing) to make a beautiful and inspiring woven rug! Materials provided for one small rug. No experience necessary. Sponsored by the UO Student Recreation Center.

Knitting
 
Monday 6:30-9:30
02/18/2019 to 03/04/2019

Keep yourself on trend and warm this winter with your choice of boot toppers. Can be worn with tall or short boots and include ribbing, knitting in the round and cable techniques.

 
Sunday 5:00-8:00
02/10/2019 to 02/24/2019

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.

 
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
01/16/2019 to 01/30/2019

It's back! Using a pattern and provided materials, you can make a super-hip waist pack for travel or everyday use. You'll learn a useful set of skills and take home a useful bag! No experience necessary.

Indigo Dyeing
 
Friday 1:30-4:30
01/25/2019

Indigo is one of the oldest fabric dyes, dating back at least 6,000 years. Modern techniques have turned this traditionally labor-intensive process into a quick, fun, and beautiful activity. Explore a few fabric dyeing techniques and enjoy the magical reveal that occurs as the dye oxidizes in air. No experience required. Additional materials available for purchase.

Shibori Scarf
 
Sunday 1:00-4:00
02/10/2019 to 02/17/2019

Shibori is the Japanese art of patterned resist fabric dyeing.  Students will learn Nui Shibori, a stitching and binding technique.   Join us as we explore this technique allowing for an infinite variety of designs while creating distinctive patterned results.

 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
02/26/2019

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
01/15/2019

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
01/22/2019 to 02/19/2019

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.