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

Fall 2021 Registration:
July 19 - Member Registration
August 2 - Registration Open to the Public


Class Levels By Color

Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels

 

 

FALL 2021 CLASSES

 

MONDAY

 

Sewing 1

 

It’s time to put needle and thread to fabric! Learn to use a sewing machine and how to troubleshoot common sewing problems. Explore the basics of going from a sewing pattern and fabric to an actual finished creation in this supportive textiles community!

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $279.00 • Beginning • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

 

Woven Paintings

 

Channel your inner Monet or Picasso as you create a gorgeous impressionistic woven painting in fiber! Students will begin by selecting a favorite painting then use that as inspiration for their own woven tapestry.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Leah Hunter

 

 

Embroidery Explorations

 

Everyone knows a stitch in time saves nine, but is it fun? Join this class and find out! As an introduction to all kinds of creative stitches and ways to make beautiful designs, this is a perfect class for beginners or those wanting to sharpen their skills. 

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Leah Hunter

 

 

Knitting

 

Cast on and give knitting a go! Learn the basics of knitting and purling or take on new challenges.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Marcia Stone

 

 

Sewing 1

 

It’s time to put needle and thread to fabric! Learn to use a sewing machine and how to troubleshoot common sewing problems. Explore the basics of going from a sewing pattern and fabric to an actual finished creation in this supportive textiles community! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 10:00 AM—12:00 PM • $279.00 • Beginning • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

 

Sewing 2

 

Do you love beautiful fabrics and want to advance your knowledge in pattern design, stitches and sewing techniques? This class builds on what you learned in Sewing 1, offering more fun class projects and individualized instruction. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $279.00 • Intermediate • Leah Hunter

 

 

Woven Paintings

 

Channel your inner Monet or Picasso as you create a gorgeous impressionistic woven painting in fiber! Students will begin by selecting a favorite painting then use that as inspiration for their own woven tapestry. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Leah Hunter

 

 

Granny Square Throw Blanket

 

Granny Squares are easy to crochet, you can make them in just about any yarn, and they are portable so you can work on them anywhere! Join our crochet artist and learn not only classic granny square patterns but contemporary as well.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Leah Hunter

 

 

Felted Knits

 

This class combines knitting and felting to create super soft and dense fabrics from natural fibers. You will knit your own simple projects, like purses, vests, hats, and upcycle old sweaters, and then felt them. You will be amazed at the fun, felted transformation. Some knitting experience required.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM • $312.00 • Intermediate • Marcia Stone

 

TUESDAY

 

Floor Loom Weaving 2

 

Build upon the skills learned in Weaving 1 and expand your knowledge of pattern and color! Join us as you settle into a rhythm at the loom and we weave with a supportive community of textile artists. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Tuesday • 7 Weeks • August 24, 2021—October 5, 2021 • 12:30 PM—3:30 PM • $312.00 • Intermediate • Leah Hunter

 

Dyeing Art Fabrics

 

Transform plain cotton into dramatic, colorful, patterned fabrics using chemical dyes! You will learn how to over dye, tie-dye, explore Shibiori techniques, and ice dyeing. Just think what you can create with your unique fabrics.

 

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • August 24, 2021—September 14, 2021 • 3 PM - 6 PM • $261.00 • All Levels • Mindy McCain

 

 

Intro to Indigo Dyeing

 

Try your hand with one of the oldest natural dyes in the world! Over the course of this class, students will learn how to make a myriad of indigo blues and mesmerizing Shibori patterns on cotton. Whether you're a fan of nature or just a fan of fabrics, this certainly is going to be a class to dye for!

 

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • August 24, 2021—September 21, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $261.00 • All Levels • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

 

Saori Weaving

 

Become absorbed by color and rhythm with Saori Weaving! Based on a simple plain weave structure, requires no experience, just an interest in pure fun and creative expression.

 

Tuesday • 7 Weeks • August 24, 2021—October 5, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Mindy McCain

 

 

Creative Quilting

 

Find your personal quilting style while layering cloth and stitches! Centered around the basics of machine and hand-piecing techniques, students will explore textiles and ultimately discover their own creative quilting voice.

 

Tuesday • 7 Weeks • October 19, 2021—November 30, 2021 • 3:00 PM—6:00 PM • $312.00 • All Levels • Jennifer Broemel

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Felting 1

 

Curious about the wooly world of felting? Together we’ll explore the endless possibilities of wet and needle felting while learning to create beautifully felted works of art out of colorful fibers. 

 

Wednesday • 7 Weeks • August 25, 2021—October 6, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $312.00 • Beginning • Heather Whitesides

 

 

Sheep to Shawl

 

Tell your friends you made it from scratch! Learn to transform sheep fleece into beautiful fiber while spinning, dyeing, and designing your very own yarn made project! This class is truly an exciting process from start to finish! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Wednesday • 15 Weeks • September 1, 2021—December 8, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $439.00 • Beginning • Marcia Stone

 

 

Saori Weaving

 

Become absorbed by color and rhythm with Saori Weaving! Based on a simple plain weave structure, requires no experience, just an interest in pure fun and creative expression.

 

Wednesday • 7 Weeks • October 20, 2021—December 1, 2021 • 1:00 PM—3:00 PM • $279.00 • All Levels • Mindy McCain

 

 

Felted Paintings

 

Using wool to create a painting? Yes, you heard that right! You will love learning how to blend wool fibers to create gorgeous tactile and dimensional paintings using various felting techniques. Whether your subject is a cherished pet, an abstract landscape, or something purely from your imagination, this class will inspire a new path for creative exploration.

 

Wednesday • 7 Weeks • October 20, 2021—December 1, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $312.00 • All Levels • Heather Whitesides

 

THURSDAY

 

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. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Thursday • 15 Weeks • August 26, 2021—December 9, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $439.00 • Advanced • Mindy McCain

 

Print + Sew

 

This multi-media class teaches you how to create unique 2D printing blocks, print patterns on fabric, and then use those fabrics to create unique 3D sewn projects. What you make is up to you. Consider the possibilities: Custom tote bags, pillows, table runners, napkins, and placemats, simple clothing . . . The holidays are coming up. This class will help you fill in your gift list.

 

Thursday • 7 Weeks • October 21, 2021 – December 9, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $309.00 • All Levels • Aren Straiger + Leah Hunter

 

Rug Weaving

 

Bring a colorful and unique piece of art to your home! Whether this will be your first rug, or you’ve been weaving for years, there is lots to learn in this class. You will be introduced to a variety of patterns and techniques then off you go. Soon you will be weaving like a pro.

 

Thursday • 7 Weeks • October 21, 2021—December 9, 2021 • 3:00 PM—6:00 PM • $312.00 • All Levels • Leah Hunter

 

 

 

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