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Studio Arts: Fiber Arts Classes

Confidence with Color in Quilting

This two-session workshop offer quilters of all levels an opportunity to become familiar with the vocabulary of color and to learn how to use printed fabric to create spectacular color combinations.

Date of event
Saturday, October 19 and 26, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tapestry Weaving

Develop skills in a range of weaving techniques as you design and create a one-of-a kind miniature tapestry on a small-frame loom.

Date of event
Monday, October 21 to December 16, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Nov. 11 and Dec. 2)

Knitting Mittens and Gloves

This workshop focuses on the skills you need to make mittens and gloves, just in time for the holidays. Knitters learn knitting in the round; increases; using markers, using holders and counters; and how to knit thumbs and fingers. Various knitting techniques for decoration and design are discussed.

Date of event
Monday, October 21 and 28, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Silk Painting

This 2-day introduction offers the rare opportunity of working in the home studio of artist Diane Tuckman, who helped introduce this ancient Chinese art to America, to learn basic techniques while creating several beautiful painted silk pieces.

Date of event
Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Quilting: Applique and Edges

Add three appliqué techniques to your quiltmaking skills as you create a fabric flower-garden wall hanging, and learn how a variety of edgings can give the perfect finishing touch to your projects.

Date of event
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Knitting for Beginners: Making a Scarf for the Holidays

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.

Date of event
Monday, November 4 and 18, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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.

Date of event
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.