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Studio Arts: Fiber Arts Classes

Peries, XOX, and Boarders. These may sound like the names of rock bands, but in fact they are the patterns found in Fair Isle knitting. Students in this workshop focus on learning this stranding color technique.

Event date Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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.

Event date Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Nuno, the Japanese word for fabric, lends itself to the name of one of the newest textile trends. Create a one-of-a-kind nuno-felted scarf and explore variations on this unique and versatile technique used to create accessories, jewelry, wall hangings, curtains, and other projects.

Event date Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

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.

Event date Sunday, March 3 and 10, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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.

Event date Saturday, March 16 and 23, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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.

Event date Friday, April 12 to June 14, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class April 19 and May 24)

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.

Event date Monday, April 15 to May 20, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Expand your knitting skills and your creativity as you work with the instructor on a project, technique of special interest that intrigues you.

Event date Friday, April 26 to June 7, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (no class May 24)

This two-session class 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.

Event date Saturday, May 11 and 18, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.