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Studio Arts: Fiber Arts Classes
Laundry to Legacy: Repurposing Treasured Garments Into Memory Quilts

Spend a day learning how to create your own small T-shirt quilt. Some sewing experience and familiarity with your own sewing machine and the rotary cutter is helpful.  

Date
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Quilting for Beginners: A Small Handmade Quilt
3-Session Weekend Course

Learn the basics of hand-stitched quilt-making—including piecing, applique, and finishing techniques—as you work on a small-scale piece that can be used as a doll quilt or a wall hanging.

Date
Saturday, May 5 to 19, 2018 – 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Felted Jewelry

Explore the creative possibilities of combining wool with other decorative elements such as metal, beads, and stones to make distinctive necklaces, rings, pendants, earrings, and other jewelry.

Date
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Nuno-Felted Scarf Workshop

The nuno process, which bonds wool to other fabrics, creates lightweight, drapeable felt ideal for clothing and accessories. Learn this unique and versatile technique as you create a one-of-a-kind scarf.

Date
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 10:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The Inspirational Quilts of Gee’s Bend

Explore the cultural history behind the vivid abstract quilts made in this distinctive rural Alabama community for generations, and try your hand at a quilting project in the Gee’s Bend spirit.

Date
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hat Making with a Master Milliner

Spend a fascinating afternoon exploring the art and the magic of hats—for both women and men—as you create a one-of-a-kind seasonal topper under the guidance of noted D.C. milliner Anthony Gaskins.

Date
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hat Making with a Master Milliner

Spend a fascinating afternoon exploring the art and the magic of hats—for both women and men—as you create a one-of-a-kind seasonal topper under the guidance of noted D.C. milliner Anthony Gaskins

Date
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Boot Camp for Quilters

In this hands-on workshop, practice some fundamental techniques to help create the quilts you want, including piecing, applique, embellishment, finishing and binding, quilting, and nontraditional fabrics. 

Date
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.