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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.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM
A 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.
Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Quilting for Beginners: A Small Handmade Quilt
2-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.
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Knitting for Beginners: Making a Scarf for the Holidays
2-Session Weekend Course
Learn the fundamentals of knitting, including casting on, basic knit and purl stitches, increasing, decreasing, and binding off. Students learn by practice, and knit a scarf during and between classes.
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Needle Felting for the Holidays: Elves and Ornaments
Add some handcrafted accents to the season by making a sprightly “elf-on-a-shelf” and an ornament of your own design as you explore the basics of sculpting, embellishing, and painting with a felting needle.  
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 1:00 PM