TEXTILE ARTS: From weaving to fiber spinning, our Textile Arts classes offer students a sound technical foundation to succeed in creating their own projects!

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Registration Open To The Public for Fall Classes: August 3


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Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels


Summer 2020 Week-Long Retreats


1 Week: Monday-Friday


Wet Felting

1 Week • July 20-24 • 1-3 pm

$229.00 • All Levels

 

 

FALL 2020 CLASSES

IN-STUDIO CLASSES


MONDAY

 

Sewing 2


Bring your beautiful fabrics over and advance your knowledge in pattern design, stitches and sewing techniques! As a continuation of Sewing 1, this class will offer students the chance to build upon the basics with fun class projects and individualized instruction.


7 Weeks • October 19-November 30 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $279.00 • Intermediate • Leah Hunter

 

TUESDAY

 

Sculpting with Wool


Join our creative fiber community and try your hand at the age-old art of felting! Students in this class will learn to use needles and water to felt pillowy clouds of wool into the soft sculptures of their dreams.


7 Weeks • October 20-December 1 • 4-6 pm • $279.00 • All Levels • Heather Whitesides

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Floor Loom Weaving 1


Begin your weaving journey by exploring the basics. Learn fabric structure, fiber characteristics, weaving patterns, the workings of a loom, and all the tools and terminology that go with the weaving process. In addition to techniques and skills, we will review various weaving patterns developed throughout history and how weaving fits into different regions and cultures around the world.


7 Weeks • August 26-October 7 • 10 am-12:30 pm • $279.00 • Beginning • Leah Hunter

 

Floor Loom Weaving 2


Build upon the skills learned in Weaving 1 and expand your knowledge of pattern and color as you settle into a rhythm at the loom. Join us to weave unique fabrics with a supportive community of textile artists.


7 Weeks • October 21-December 2 • 10 am-12:30 pm • $279.00 • Intermediate • Leah Hunter

 

Crochet Creations


Join our creative fiber community to learn to crochet! Interlock strands of color as you learn about patterns and design. This class is for beginners or those with limited crochet experience.


7 Weeks • October 21-December 2 • 1-3 pm • $279.00 • Beginning • Leah Hunter

 

Yarn Making 2


Take your yarn producing skills up a notch! Join us for the next level in spinning and fine tune your skills while exploring new materials and making colorful yarn. Won’t you take a spin with us?


7 Weeks • October 21-December 2 • 4-6 pm • $279.00 • Intermediate • Marcia Stone

 

Intro to Weaving


Learn the basics of weaving in this introductory class. You will gain the understanding of basic weaving processes and terminology as you explore patterns and table-top looms. This class is a perfect fit for those just starting their weaving adventure!


7 Weeks • August 26-October 7 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $279.00 • Beginning • Mindy McCain

 

Floor Loom Weaving 1


Begin your weaving journey by exploring the basics. Learn fabric structure, fiber characteristics, weaving patterns, the workings of a loom, and all the tools and terminology that go with the weaving process. In addition to techniques and skills, we will review various weaving patterns developed throughout history and how weaving fits into different regions and cultures around the world.


7 Weeks • October 21-December 2 • 6:30-9 pm • $279.00 • Beginning • Mindy McCain

 

Sheep to Shawl


Tell your friends you made it from scratch! Learn to transform dirty sheep fleece into a beautiful fiber you will spin into yarn. Further transform your yarn with colorful dyeing techniques and then create your own fabric with the joyful yarn you made! Join us for this exciting textiles process start to finish!


15 Weeks • August 26-December 2 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $439.00 • Beginning • Marcia Stone

 

THURSDAY

 

Intro to Sewing


Looking for the perfect way to start your sewing adventure? This 4-week class is right for you! Students will be able to gain experience threading machines and navigating simple stitches as they begin to understand basic sewing processes.


4 Weeks • November 5-December 3 • 10 am-Noon • $189.00 • Beginning • Leah Hunter • No Class November 26

 

Sewing Machine Basics


Interested in sewing? This class will guide you through familiarization with the machine.! Learn threading, basic sewing terminology and a variety of stitches as you begin simple projects in a supportive studio environment. Machines will be provided, but student are welcome to bring their own.


4 Weeks • October 1-October 22 • 10 am-Noon • $189.00 • Beginning • Leah Hunter

 

Embroidery Explorations


Sure everyone knows a stitch in time saves nine, but what about the fun? As a perfect class for beginners or those wanting to sharpen their skills, students will learn how threads of color can create beautiful designs full of movement and expression.


4 Weeks • October 22-November 12 • 1-3 pm • $189.00 • All Levels • Teaching Artist TBD • No Class November 26

 

DIY Fibers


Want a lunchbox with more interesting fabric? Want to design your own funky accessory? Come give it a try in this inventive textiles class. Make it better! Make your own!


7 Weeks • October 22-December 10 • 4-6 pm • $279.00 • Beginning • Hailee McElroy-Herin • No Class November 26

 

Floor Loom Weaving 3


Join a dedicated group of weavers in this advanced class! Expand upon your knowledge of loom weaving as you explore new patterns and create fabrics of your dreams.


15 Weeks • August 27-December 10 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $439.00 • Advanced • Mindy McCain • No Class November 26

 


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