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 Ida's Woven Vase

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 Woven Vase Instructor: Ida Atkinson

Yes!  It holds water.  Do you have beautiful flowers in your garden? How about a quick stop at the florist to make your day!  Add instant character to your  bouquets with a woven vase.  This project is great for beginners and fun for the experienced.  A twined base holds the spokes in place for continuous weaving.  

 

Skill Level:  All skill levels are welcome.

Enrollment: min. 4 - max. 10

Workshop fee: $35

Materials fee: $4 payable to instructor at time of class

 

Materials to bring to class: Bring a bucket to soak your reed, scissors, tape measure, pencil, old towel, clothespins, travel mug, jack or utility knife, and any basket tools that you may have. Bring a spaghetti jar or other  approximately 1 quart size glass jar with a slightly tapered neck if you have one.  Glass is needed for weight as well as water.  Old mayonnaise and Miracle Whip jars are perfect. If you have lots hanging around collecting dust, bring extra to share.   I will have a few jars on hand.

 

Time: Friday AM – Half day class 

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  Ida's Tiered Basket

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 Tiered Basket Instructor: Ida Atkinson

Layer upon layer!  A square base basket with punches of color and texture. Triple twine your way up the stakes leaving room for rows of 1/4” reed between to show off the colorful overlays.  Bring a friend and have fun.

 

Skill Level:  Basic 'under- over' experience desirable.  I will you teach triple twine with step-up

Enrollment: min. 3 - max. 8

Workshop fee: $60

Materials fee: $12 payable to instructor at time of class

 

Materials to bring to class: Bring a bucket to soak your reed, scissors, tape measure, pencil, old towel, clothespins, travel mug, jack or utility knife, and any basket tools that you may have.   Please sign up by May 31 to insure materials will arrive on time.

 

Time:  Saturday – All Day Class 

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Janet's Mixed Media Cozy Cottage


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Mixed Media Cozy Cottage - Instructor: Janet Conner 

Using my massive stash of fabric, buttons, trims, ribbons, fleece, yarn, and hand dyed wool, students will construct a little appliqué house!  Background can be filled with hooked or punched yarn, wool, or ribbon….Bring your creativity, sharp scissors, and an open mind.

 

Skill Level: Basic rug hooking and embroidery or hand sewing skills will be handy.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $55

Materials fee: $25 payable to instructor at time of class

 

Materials student must bring to class: Bring sharp fabric scissors, needle and thread, and photo of a little house or cottage, but teacher will have back up supplies for everything!

 

 

Time:  Saturday – All Day Class 

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  Janet's 2019 Lupine


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Folk Art Rug Hooking - Instructor: Janet Conner

Like all old fashioned crafts, rug hooking is low-tech, simple and lots of fun! You can easily incorporate rovings, hand spun and commercial yarns, felting techniques and embellishments, once you have mastered the basics.  Learn the sequence and procedure of rug hooking, from start to finish. Every step will be demonstrated.  We will discuss the history and tradition of primitive rug hooking, learn about finding and preparing materials, and research sources for design inspiration. You will choos e from a variety of simple folk art designed  rug hooking KITS, for a small mat or chair pad, purchased directly from the instructor.  Your rug hooking kit will include everything needed: hook, instructions, design suggestions, binding, burlap, hoop and a selection of one-of-a-kind heirloom and hand dyed wools. ($41-$60, depending upon size)

 

Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome.

 

Enrollment:  10

Workshop fee: $30

Materials Fee: : range of $41-$60, depending upon size chosen

 

Materials students need to bring to class: Sharp fabric scissors

 

Time: Friday PM - Half day class 

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Janet's Minature Punch Needle 2019 


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Miniature Punch Needle - Instructor: Janet Conner

This is an old craft, which mimics the appearance of hooked rugs--but in miniature doll house size!  The design is punched from the back using a specialized punch needle tool, creating a series of tiny loops on the front surface.  Using my hand dyed wool yarns makes all the difference in antique appearance and quality.  In this full day class, students will choose from among a variety of complete kits ($25) which include an original folk art design, all hand dyed and natural wool threads, and complete instructions. Together we will learn the technique for completing and displaying this beautiful and portable fiber craft!   

 

Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome.

 

Enrollment:  10

Workshop fee: $30

Materials Fee:$54  payable to instructor at time of class  

 

Materials students need to bring to class: Bring sharp fabric scissors, size small miniature punch needle, 7” Morgan hoop, or buy from teacher.

 

 

Time: Friday AM - Half day class 

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Penny Rug

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Penny Rugs - Instructor: Rachel Conner

These are simple appliquéd shapes of felted wool fabrics layered to create simple folk art patterns and designs. Each shape is  embroidered in place using a blanket stitch around its borders.  Penny  Rugs are so named because one of the commonest designs is  small  circles layered onto one another. These wool appliqués can be used as table mats or wall  hangings. Each kit contains a unique selection of pre-washed and hand dyed wools, patterns and design suggestions, and even the embroidery needle and threads!

 

Preview the kit designs on www.jconnerhookedrugs.com. Email fcjc@roadrunner.com to reserve your favorite. 

 

Skill Level: Any Level

 

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $50 

 

Materials Fee: $15-$75 depending upon project chosen.

 

Materials students need to bring to class: sharp fabric scissors.

 

Time: Sunday - All day class 

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Mary's Eco Printing

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Eco Printing on Paper  - Instructor: Mary DeLano 

Capture leaf and flower images directly on paper using a process called eco printing.  In this class, you will experiment with two forms of eco printing on paper.  First, you will learn how to treat paper with a mordant that helps the plant pigments bind to paper.  You will arrange plants on your mordanted papers and steam them to capture nature’s beauty.  While your first batch of prints is steaming, you will make a second bundle of plants and paper that you will boil with rusty objects.  The iron from the rusty objects will bind the plant pigments to the paper.  You will leave with lots of prints that can be used for cards, framed pictures, or collages.

Once you start eco printing, you may find that you can’t stop.  Soon you will have a large stack of printed paper and will face the question of what to do with all of these treasures.  Anna Lowe has the answer.  Join her for a class on Saturday to make a Coptic bound book.

 

Skill Level: Any Level – some stitching or hand sewing experience is desirable

 

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $60

 

Materials Fee: $20 payable directly to instructor at beginning of

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Materials students need to bring to class: scissors for cutting plants; large bucket of plant material (leaves, flowers) for printing.

Time: Friday- All day class 

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Mary's 2019 Indigo Shibori  


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Shibori and Indigo   - Instructor: Mary DeLano 

Learn how to create vivid blue designs on cloth.  You will begin by twisting, folding, stitching, clamping, wrapping and compressing several kinds of fabric into a variety of shapes.   Then you will dip the fabric into a magical indigo vat to produce shapes ranging from pale blue to denim.  Finally, you will unwrap the dyed pieces to reveal stunning patterns – both simple and complex.

 

Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome.

 

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $60

 

Materials Fee: $40 payable directly to instructor at beginning of class.  

 

Materials students need to bring to class:  Students need to bring small sharp scissors and tight fitting dishwashing gloves to class. 

 

Time: Sunday - All day class 

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Braided Trivet or Hotpad - Instructor: Kim Durkee

In this class you will learn how to make a simple braid with wool, lace the braids together, and then top-stitch each end for your trivet/mat. There will be many colors available to choose from so you can create your own unique pattern. You will get to make 2 of these in the class, a smaller one and a casserole sized one. You can keep one and have a nice gift for someone else. Once you learn the process, you can easily make more on your own. A unique gift idea that that is not costly. These trivet/hotpads are very durable and if you spill on them, the cleanup is simple.

 

 

Skill Level: All skill levels welcome

Enrollment: 8

Workshop fee: $75 includes a pattern and all materials. 

 

 Time: Friday - All day class

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Kim's Braided tote

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 Braided Totes - Instructor: Kim Durkee

Make a unique and beautiful hand braided tote with wool. This is a one of kind tote which makes a terrific briefcase, a tote for shopping, or line it & put a clasp on it  for a gift. We will be able complete at least 1/2 of the tote in class and you will go home with the skills necessary to finish it at home.  Truly one of a kind, extremely durable, and you will be the envy of all who see it. Course fee includes a pattern and all materials (except leather handles). The leather handles can be purchased separately (more details to follow in class). Or if you prefer, the pattern has braided handles instead of the leather. Finished measurements: 11" high and 15" wide. I will need know 2-3 colors of your choice so I can have each kit ready for class. Also, once you are done with this class, you will have the skills to make a small rug if you so desire.

 

 

Skill Level: All skill levels welcome

Enrollment: 8

Workshop fee: $85

 

 Time: Saturday - All day class

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Wet Felted A Purse - Instructor: Janet Garcia

Learn how to wet felt a beautiful purse using a template/resist (no seams). You will learn how to make a pocket and layer wool top for a uniform fabric. We will also discuss and do surface design to give your purse that one-of-a-kind style.

 

Skill Level: All levels

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $80

 

Material Fee: $30 payable to instructor at time of class. Use of felting equipment, wool top, template/resist and detailed written instructions are included in the material fee. 

 

Materials students need to bring to class: 2 bath towels, 1-2 hand towels, large (empty) yogurt container (or bowl of similar size), large sponge, a couple of small plastic bags.

 

Please note: some physical stamina is needed in this class. This includes standing, and rolling (use of arms, shoulders and back). Wear comfortable shoes and clothing that you don’t mind possibly getting wet. Any questions? Please contact Janet at awaytofelt@gmail.com

 

Time: Sunday - All day class

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Janet's Brimmed Hat

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 Wet Felt a Hat - Instructor: Janet Garcia

Learn how to wet felt a hat with hand-painted merino (your choice of color ways) and a template/resist. You may choose from 3 patterns: cloche, brimmed or fun and funky. Please see photos. Sizing, layout, wet felting and fulling will be taught.  Make a one-of-a-kind woot hat you will happily wear for years. If time permits we will make a flower for your hat. There will be many color ways to choose from.    

 

Skill Level:  all levels though it would be helpful to have some wet felting experience. * Please Note - this class contains some physical activity. You will be standing, bending, and rolling the felt while making your hat. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. We will be working with water.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $80

 

Material Fee: $30 payable to instructor at time of class. Use of felting equipment, hand-painted merino top, template/resist, and detailed written instructions are included in the material fee.

 

Materials students need to bring to class: 2 bath towels, 1-2 hand towels, large (empty) yogurt container (or bowl of similar size), large sponge, a couple of small plastic bags.

 

Please note: some physical stamina is needed for felting. This includes some standing and rolling (use of arms, shoulders and back). Wear comfortable shoes and clothing that you don’t mind possibly getting wet. Come and have fun!

Any questions? Please contact Janet at awaytofelt@gmail.com

 

 Time: Saturday - All day class

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Donna's 2019 Hap Shawl

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Shetland Hap Shawl - Instructor: Donna Kay

Shetlanders are famous for their beautiful one piece shawl construction. Learn a simple, modern method for knitting a traditional “hap” shawl from the center out. You will be knit a sample size shawl to learn the construction and and pattern stitches, including an attached lace edging. Chart reading and blocking will be covered in detail. Students will receive instructions for the full size square or triangular shawl of their choice.

 

Skill Level: Intermediate

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $40

 

Material Fee: $8

 

Materials students need to bring to class:  Please bring a set of double point needles size US #7 (7 or 8 inches long), stitch markers, safety pin, tapestry needle and scissors. Yarn will be provided.

 

Time: Friday PM- Half day class

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Donna's 2019 Latvian Mittens

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Latvian Mittens - Instructor: Donna Kay

Learn the traditional loop edge and two color cast on, lace cuff and braids as you knit a child size  mitten in the colors of your choice. Topic covered will include tangle-free two color knitting (using one or both hands), thumbs, top shaping, finishing and blocking. Participants will leave class with the adult size pattern of their choice.

 

Skill Level: Open to all who are comfortable with double-point needles.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $80

Materials Fee: $10 for sample mitten kit and patterns.

Materials student must bring to class: Set of size 3 double-point needles, safety pin, tapestry needle and scissors. Yarn will be provided. (Note: suitable for magic loop if you prefer that to double-points.)

 

Time: Saturday - All day class

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Donna's two color Brioche cowl

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Two Color Brioche Cowl

Instructor: Donna Kay

 

Brioche knitting creates a unique lofty, stretchy and reversible ribbed fabric. In class you will start brioche cowl and learn how to knit the two color ribbed pattern. Topics covered include: two color brioche, cabling and a stretchy cast on and bind off.

 

Skill Level: Open to all with basic knitting skills

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $40.00

 

Materials student must bring to class: : Worsted weight yarn such as Cascade 220 or Berroco Ultra Alpaca: 100 yards each of two contrasting colors, US# 7  24’’ circular, stitch markers

 

Time: Sunday AM - Half day class

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Donna's 2019 Intro to Sock Knitting

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Introduction to Sock Knitting - Instructor: Donna Kay  

Have you caught the sock knitting bug? Geared for the knitter with no sock knitting experience, you will knit a child size sock in class. Stretchy cast ons, ribbing options, heels, gussets and toe shaping and finishing will be covered. Leave with a pattern for an adult sock so you can get started on your own pair!

Skill Level:Open to all who can knit & purl, some experience with double-pointed needles is helpful.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $40

Materials student must bring to class: Set of double-point needles size 6, 50 grams of a light color worsted weight yarn, safety pin, tapestry needle.

 

   Time: Friday AM - Half day class

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Anna's Paper card crafts

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 Paper Card Crafts - Instructor: Anna Low, Purplebean Bindery

Come have fun creating a handful of nifty folded cards. We’ll do some folding techniques similar to origami but with the goal of making beautiful, funky, and cheerful little cards and books suitable to use as greeting cards and small gifts. We will make a Victorian Purse, star book, little pocket book, a pop-up box and a hexaflexagon. I’ll bring stamping and supplies to decorate our creations too. 

 

Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $40

 

Materials supplied by instructor:Bone folder, decorative paper, instruction book, rulers, glue and brushes, cutting mats, double stick tape, stamps and stamp pads, pencils, hole punches, washi tape

 

Time: Sunday AM - Half day class

 

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 Coptic

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Coptic Bookbinding - Instructor: Anna Low, Purplebean Bindery 

Learn one of the classic bookbinding stitches - coptic binding.  The coptic binding is an ancient way to sew together a book with wonderful contemporary applications. It’s a great binding technique to learn and master both for beginning bookbinders and experienced book artists. In this class we will focus on constructing a blank book, paying special attention to cover materials, page paper and the overall design of books as decorative and functional objects. Students will leave class with their own bound book in addition to instructions and tools to continue making coptic bound books.

Take this class in conjunction with Eco Printing and we will use the paper you dye as page and cover paper!

 

Skill Level: No bookbinding experience is necessary.

 

Enrollment: 10 

Workshop Fee: $60 

 

Materials student must bring to class: Hard cover book to cut up, no larger than 8.5” in any dimension, xacto knife, ruler and cutting mat, rag.

 

Materials supplied by instructor: Bone folder, curved needles, waxed thread, decorative paper, page paper, instruction book, rulers, glue and brushes, cutting mats, book board.

 

Time: Saturday- All day class 

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 Anna's Leatherbound

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Leather Bound Sketchbooks - Instructor: Anna Low, Purplebean Bindery 

Come make a beautiful, rustic, leather covered sketchbook! We’ll be working with reclaimed leather and some creative, heavy-weight page paper to bind your very own blank book, perfect for a travel journal, sketchbook, or just to doodle in. We’ll cover some basic bookbinding techniques (no previous experience necessary!) and you’ll design your own book. We’ll bind it all together with the decorative and functional long stitch. You’ll leave class with instructions and a few tools to continue making books at home. 

 

Skill Level: no previous experience necessary!

 

Enrollment: 10 

Workshop Fee: $65

 

Materials student must bring to class: xacto knife, ruler and cutting mat.

 

Materials supplied by instructor: Bone folder, awl, needles, bee’s wax, waxed thread, leather, page paper, instruction book, rulers, hammers, cutting mat

 

Time: Friday - All day class 

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 Kendra's felt dryer balls

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Felted Dryer Balls - Instructor: Kendra Rafford

Felted dryer balls are a super fun project you’re sure to love and believe me there’s lots to love. First of all, the process of taking fluffy fleece and crafting it into a super smooth ball is magical. Add amazing colors and the potential to add detailed designs and making these balls becomes down right addictive. Now let’s add their over the top usefulness - laundry dries faster, static and wrinkles are reduced and there are no chemicals you find in dryer sheets. When crafted properly these balls will last for years. Although there are severals methods for making dryer balls, in this class we’ll be using wool roving and employing both wet and dry(needle) felting techniques to create designer dryer balls that are every bit as beautiful as they are functional. Students will complete 1 to 2 dryer balls depending upon the level of detail in each design. All materials provided -includes felting needles to take home and fiber for 2 balls.

 

Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $45 includes material

 

Materials students need to bring to class: . Students should bring a couple old towels and the foot portion of nylon stockings (these will not be worn again)

 

Time: Friday AM - Half day class 

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   Kendra's Nordic Gnome

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Needle Felted Nordic Gnomes  - Instructor: Kendra Rafford

Add a touch of whimsy to your world with needle felted nordic gnomes. Come learn how to turn loose fluffy wool into captivating 3D creations. The craft of needle felting is simple and requires very little equipment. Your hands manipulate the wool for initial shaping, while a special barbed needle entangles the fibers to from bonds and refine shaping. Although nordic gnomes will be our focus, you’ll learn skills which you can use to create all kinds of miniature creations.

 

Skill Level:  All skill levels welcome

Enrollment:  10

Workshop Fee: $45 includes all wool and felting needles.

 

Time: Friday PM - Half day class 

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Kendra's Nuno Felted Scarf 2019

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Nuno Felt Scarf - Instructor: Kendra Rafford   

Come create a beautiful lightweight felt scarf using the technique of nuno felting in which fine merino fibers are felted into an open weave fabric base. You’ll learn all the steps needed to marry fiber and fabric. The technique is perfect for producing felt fabric that is flexible and has drape, yet also has structural integrity. Think beyond scarves to wraps, shawls, ruanas as well as felt yardage for garments. In this class we’ll use silk chiffon as our fabric base for the scarf. Students will have a choice of white or black. Please note this is a wet felting technique and can be physically demanding at certain stages.

 

Skill Level:  Open to all skill levels.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $85

 

Material Fee: $20 payable directly to the instructor for silk base and use of equipment.

 

Materials students should bring:: 4-6 oz of solid, multi-colored or hand-dyed fine merino fibers (18-19 micron) for main color of your piece plus additional quantities in other colors you wish to incorporate. Please note the fiber and micron count is IMPORTANT in order to insure the fibers will migrate through the silk base. You may wish to bring wool locks or yarns for use as tassels. A few old towels, scissors and pen and paper for note taking.

 

Time: Saturday - All day class 

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Kendra's Felted Trivet 2019

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Felted to the Core:  Jellyroll, Wrapped & Millefiori Techniques  -

Instructor: Kendra Rafford   

Learn to create distinctive decorative felt disks using three different felting techniques. In all three approaches the wool is layered and rolled into a fat cord. After felting the cord is sliced into  pieces to reveal unique designs. These pieces can be used as felt beads in jewelry as well as put together to create larger projects ranging from coasters and trivets to cushions and other items for home decor. The morning will be spent exploring the different results produced from each technique. In the afternoon students will work on producing pieces for a project of their choice. There will be discussion about how to join your pieces together for a larger project, but the actual process will be done at home after the pieces have dried.

 

Skill Level:  Open to all skill levels.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop Fee: $85

 

Materials students should bring:several oz of solid, multi-colored or hand-dyed merino fibers. A few old towels, scissors and pen and paper for note taking.

 

Time: Sunday - All day class 

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Rigid Heddle Loom

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 Rigid Heddle Weaving - Instructor: Karen Smith

This is a great introduction to simple weaving techniques. Using a rigid heddle loom, warp the loom using the direct method, and weave a scarf. Bring your own rigid heddle loom, use one of the instructor's looms or purchase a loom.  Yarn for the warp will be provided but bring your own soft, chunky yarn (200 yards) for the weft.

 

Skill Level: Weaving experience helpful but not necessary

Enrollment: 4

Workshop fee: $80

 

Material Fee: $10 paid to the instructor

Materials to bring to class: 200 yards of chunky yarn

Time:
Saturday- All day class 

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Color Magic

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 Color Mixing Magic - Instructor: Linda Whiting  

Play with colors and learn more about the magic of mixing dyes to create unique blends. Instead of just using two colors we will be using three in a mix. It is all about proportions. The bonus of using the “color triangle” is that all 62 colors will work together as they have the same base colors. Using different base colors we will paint up some lovely charts in the morning then in the afternoon we will mix dyes using our new color formulas to dye yarn and material samples. 

 

Skill Level: No dyeing experience is necessary but would be helpful.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $80

 

Material Fee: $10 includes all dyes, prepared chart, yarn and wool cloth samples and use of all tools, containers, assists needed and mounting materials for samples.

 

Materials to bring to class: pens, pencils for note taking, notepad or paper, apron and gloves if desired.

Time:
Saturday- All day class 

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Linda's Tapestry Necklace 7

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Tapestry Necklace - Instructor: Linda Whiting  

Using a simple loom, some special weaving yarns and a few simple tapestry techniques we will be creating a small woven tapestry that can be trimmed with beads and amulets to fashion a one of a kind neckpiece. These techniques can be used to create a tiny bag to carry a talisman or special stone. Your piece can be simpler or more elaborate embellishment. We will discuss different ways to add neck cording, and how to make a matching bracelet.  Using a larger loom you could use these same techniques to weave a jewelry bag or small clutch purse. Learn the basics and then take them where you will to create your own unique items.

 

Skill Level: Experience is not necessary but weaving knowledge would be helpful. 

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $80 Includes small loom, some yarns, instructions, warp, needles and threads.

 

Materials to bring to class: Any special yarns, beads, threads, embellishments you want to add to your neckpiece,  (think of matching or complementing colors for beads and yarns), variety of textures and fibers such as wool, silk, pearl cotton, shiny or matte, and a fork for beating.

 

Time: Friday - All Day Class

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Linda's Little Boxes 2019

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Little Boxes – Instructor: Linda Whiting  

How often do you find yourself with a gift but no box? Sometimes available boxes are not the right size or shape to hold that special gift. What to do? Make your own unique box! Using a variety of templates and plain color or printed card stock we will be making some simple boxes that are clever and intriguing on their own. By adjusting the measurements they can be made in different sizes to fit a variety of items, the box itself a special gift.

 

Skill Level:  Open to all

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $40  Includes templates, card stock, instructions, glue, tape, ties

 

Materials student must bring to class:  ruler, pencil, pen an notepad, good paper scissors,  ballpoint pen with no ink or metal dp knitting needle for scoring fold lines 

 

Time: Sunday PM -  Half day class 

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Linda's Kumihimo 2019

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Kumihimo with Beads – Instructor: Linda Whiting  

Learn about the ancient Japanese art of braiding, Kumihimo, as you make a necklace in round braid with the addition of beads. Round braid is the easiest to learn as it has one repeated move but endless possibilities when you change the cord, color or beads used. You can create a wide variety of lovely necklaces or bracelets for yourself or to give as gifts. 

 

Skill Level:  No experience necessary, suitable for all to try.

Enrollment: 10

Workshop fee: $40

 

Materials Fee:  $25 includes kumihimo kit (disk loom and bobbins), ribbon tape or yarn, beads, findings to finish necklace, glue, instruction booklet

 

 

Time: Sunday AM - Half day class 

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Jan's Needle Felt a Garden 2019

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Needle Felt a Garden Instructor: Jan Winsor 

Using your favorite photo for inspiration, explore needle felting techniques, color blending and the use of texture to create a beautiful wool painting of your favorite flowers or garden scene in your own unique style.

 

Skill level: All skill levels are welcome.

Enrollment: Max. 10

Workshop fee: $95 includes materials - an 11” x 14” foam pad, a packet of 3 felting needles, 2 prefelts (11” x 14” and 8” x 10”) and fiber needed to create your choice of an 8" x 10" or an 11" x 14" all wool picture.

 

Materials student must bring to class:A good quality photo or picture of a favorite flower or garden scene to use for reference.

 

 

 

Time: Friday  -  All day class 

 

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  Jan's Felted Soap 2019


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Soap Felting Basics and Beyond - Instructor: Jan Winsor

Whether you want to learn the basics of felting soap or would like to make your felted soaps more unique, this class is for you. We’ll discuss the best wools and best types of soap for felting. Explore how to cover and wet felt wool onto soap. Create two felted soaps with designs added by using two different methods. The first design will be a grey or white sheep, your choice. For the second design, you can choose to make lavender sprigs or wildflowers. You’ll be encouraged to work at your own pace in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

 

 

Skill level: All skill levels are welcome.

Enrollment: 8

Workshop fee: $65 includes two bars of Knotty Goat Soapery’s goat milk soap, a foam pad, a package of 3 felting needles, all the wool needed to make two felted soaps, printed instructions and notecards for writing down additional information. Additional soap and wool will be available for purchase.

 

Materials student must bring to class: a dishpan and a bath towel

 

 

Time: Sunday AM & PM - Two half day classes

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