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.
The socio-political slogan “resist and unite” can also be used to describe two techniques of wet felting: using a resist to keep fibers from felting together and the uniting of fibers to create a form. Learn these methods to create a trivet or small wall hanging.
Create your own memory block through writing prompts, mindfulness practices, and design and color principles for fiber artists. Learn techniques from hand piecing and machine and hand appliqué, to creating text using needle and thread.
Learn the basics of weaving handmade bobbin lace, from winding the bobbins to making four small lace projects.
Learn to apply the principles of abstract art to making embroidery. Develop a free-flowing approach to embroidery that emphasizes form, color, line, texture, pattern, composition, and process.
Learn the basic techniques of wet felting over small-scale resists to create small vessels, topped with lids or stoppers. Also taught is color blending. This workshop is an ideal challenge for both beginning and experienced felters.
Learn the history of redwork quilts and how this type of embroidery—primarily done in red but also in blue and black—can be used to make beautiful, delicate botanical illustrations. Students create designs based on plants native to their area, transfer those designs onto fabric, and then make a basic small quilt using their embroideries. A great class for nature lovers, gardeners, and anyone who is new to embroidery.
Circular weaving is a fun and versatile technique for new weavers as well as experienced fiber artists. Learn how to warp and weave on several sizes of circle looms as you create projects from coasters to cushions to home décor.