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Tomorrow is the Day

Hope everyone is as excited as we are for tomorrow.  Looks like it’s going to be a beautiful day, so come out and enjoy a fun day of fiber with the community. Share

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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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Beautiful Reds from Natural Dyes with Gina Levesque

This class covers how lasting reds were produced on cloth. Dyes included are madder, cochineal, and Brazilwood. Students will learn how to manipulate each color using pH and temperature. The history of each dye will also be discussed. Students will … Continue reading

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Shibori Loves Silk (and Indigo) with Jan Quarles

In this class, discover modern takes on the ancient Japanese art of shibori. Jan Quarles of Daily Fibers will talk about traditional techniques and the traditional shibori dye, the beautiful blue of indigo. She’ll fast-forward to some modern adaptations that … Continue reading

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Crochet Lace with Jonee Davis

Lace can be done by knitting of course but it can also be done by weaving and yes, by crocheting! So join me in the adventure of crocheting lace. We will look at the history of crocheting and how it … Continue reading

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Freeform Knit and Crochet with Meredith Kermicle

Use your basic knitting and crochet skills to create a unique and fun shawl, cowl or scarf. (Must know knit & purl, increases and decreases helpful, know basic crochet stitches if you plan to crochet) Bring textured and fun yarns … Continue reading

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Felted Fiber Artist with Gayle Roberts

Learn basic needle felting techniques while sculpting a sheep from roving and locks.  Each student will make their own sheep to take home. Instructor: Gayle Roberts Cost: $59 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Class Size Limit: 10 Gayle Roberts … Continue reading

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Spinning: Plying with the Support Spindle & Center Pull Ball: Intermediate with Theresa Goatey

The Nostepinne is an ancient tool. Learn to craft a center pull ball that is especially useful in plying hand spun yarns and art yarn. The center pull ball will unwind from the outside and inside as you ply and … Continue reading

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Basket Making Using the Nantucket Basket Mold Beginner with Robin Goatey

Two of the most popular and valued basket making traditions are created using molds. We will use the round mold shapes of the Nantucket Tradition to create a small multimedia basket for the Spinning Wheel, The molds are just a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Weaving on an Inkle Loom with Roiana Buckmaster

Have you ever looked at the big harness looms and wondered if weaving was for you? This class is your chance to find out! We will use a Mini Inkle Loom to explore weaving with a simple heddle system to … Continue reading

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