Learn to transform a milkweed pod and its floss into a whimsical nesting swan that will add a touch of nature to your holiday décor.
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.
Use basic stitches to create an embroidered rainbow-watermelon patch to embellish a favorite jacket or pair of jeans. Learn how to prepare fabric with a simple design, then ready a hoop and begin stitching.
Acquire the basic skills to work with the versatile and portable rigid heddle loom—a great entryway into weaving scarves, placemats, dishtowels, and more.
Master basic hand-stitching techniques to create your own quilt designs. Learn to make templates for a pieced design, piece 3- and 4-way intersections and curves, assemble a quilt top with borders and sashing, finish edges, and more.
Explore techniques, proportions, colorways, and stitch patterns to create strip-knitted projects in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.
Learn the fundamentals of knitting, including casting on, basic knit and purl stitches, increasing, decreasing, and binding off. Students learn by practice, and may start a knitting project during class.
From high fashion to traditional folk art, textiles have a language of their own that tells the story of who created them. Learn how to express your own designer’s voice through techniques including pleating, hand and machine stitching, and applique to create unique forms and embellishments for your textiles.
Learn the basics of weaving handmade bobbin lace, from winding the bobbins to making four small lace projects.
Tangled up in a knitting problem? From dropped stitches to difficult pattern instructions to twisted stitches and more, learn a protocol to follow when you’re stuck on a project.