Monthly Archives: September 2017

Kumihimo Starter Kit with Angela Schneider

Braids have many uses from jewelry to accessories to home décor. We will use the hand-held braiding disk to make a sampler of several shapes and patterns. Students will also be able to try marudai (braiding stools). Kumihimo is a … Continue reading

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Advanced Drop Spinning with Justin Near

Interested in taking the next step with your spindle? Whether you’re a beginner who still has questions or a more advanced explorer, this class will help you on your quest for learning. Included in the class will be informal question-asking … Continue reading

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Natural Dyes from Woods with Gina Levesque

In this class we will explore the various types of dyes, both native and historical, which are derived from the woody parts of plants (including roots, heartwood, and bark). Most of these dyes are considered to be light and colorfast. … Continue reading

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Felted Gnome with Gayle Roberts

  Never tried needle felting, but always wanted to – this is the class for you. Students will begin by learning the basics of needle felting. Using basic needle felting techniques and skills students will work on sculpting a gnome. … Continue reading

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Intro to Art Yarn with Melany Parrott

What is “Art Yarn”? Let’s explore the textural, colorful, freestyle world of art yarn. Creativity with freedom! Thick and Thin yarns with intention, Autowrapping, Supercoils, Fabric, beads, silks…Limitless add-ins. Did you know that this can all be spun with a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Rug Hooking with Theresa Goatey

Learn basic rug hooking using traditional wool strips along with a few non-traditional materials. The kit includes a pattern for a pair of coasters with all materials and equipment included. (Note that the student will most likely not finish the … Continue reading

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Dyeing Techniques for Rug Hooking with Gina Levesque

  Want to add a little “zing” to your dyed fiber art? This class will cover marbleizing, salt shaker dyeing, dyeing with fabric scraps, gradation dyeing, and spot-dyeing. We will be working with wool and acid dyes, but many of … Continue reading

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Bow Loom Weaving with Angela Schneider

Learn to make a bow loom out of simple parts and weave a bracelet with beaded edges. Looms are small and portable, and they grow on trees! All materials are included – no experience necessary. Instructor: Angela Schneider Cost: $53 … Continue reading

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Spinning with a Drop Spindle with Sue Gazell

Spinning beautiful yarn does not have to be a costly venture. Learn how to spin on a simple tool that can fit in your purse and your budget, the drop spindle. You will learn how to draft and spin wool … Continue reading

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Basics of Continental Knitting with Amanda Endress

Basics of Continental Knitting with Amanda Endress Continental Knitting (also known as “picking”) is a style of knitting where the working yarn is held in the left hand and the tip of the (right) working needle is used to hook … Continue reading

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