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May 22-24, 2020, Tiny Tapestries with Erika Diamond
May 22-24, 2020, Tiny Tapestries with Erika Diamond Explore the ancient art of tapestry weaving while creating a tiny tapestry. Learn to warp a portable frame loom and explore the basics of weft-faced slit tapestry weaving. Discuss the historical context of tapestry weaving and develop a personal image to render in yarn.
Price:$350.00

May 29-31, 2020, Stitched and Embellished Found Fabrics with Rena Wood
May 29-31, 2020, Stitched and Embellished Found Fabrics with Rena Wood Combine vintage and found fabrics with hand embroidery and embellishment to create new and unique cloth. Work with found material as a starting point to incorporate your own designs or find meaning through the history of the fabric. Learn the basics of hand embroidery, embellishment and designing material.
Price:$350.00

June 5-7, 2020, Quilting: Color Play and Beyond with Jessica Wohl
June 5-7, 2020, Quilting: Color Play and Beyond with Jessica Wohl Learn to express yourself through color. Start with color theory and design and create deep spaces, gradients and movement through a variety of playful piecing exercises. Use reverse, raw edge and needle-turn appliqué to create spatial relationships in a snap. Create small studies and a composition to be quilted at home.
Price:$350.00

July 5-10, 2020, Let's Weave Circles! with Emily Nicolaides
July 5-10, 2020, Let's Weave Circles! with Emily Nicolaides Turn hoops into looms, putting a twist on traditional tapestry weaving. Cover everything including how to choose yarn, basic tapestry weaving techniques and how to finish a wall hanging. Walk away with at least two finished pieces.
Price:$600.00

July 12-17, 2020, Recording Surfaces with Pulp with Delaney Smith
July 12-17, 2020, Recording Surfaces with Pulp with Delaney Smith In this experimental workshop, learn to create tactile surfaces with handmade paper. Working with abaca and cotton, begin by preparing the fibers in the paper beater, then use paper/pulp casting techniques to achieve a variety of forms from site-specific castings and molds made in class. Leave with a plethora of samples and a ready-to-hang final artwork.
Price:$600.00

July 19-24, 2020, It's All About the Surface: Fabric Manipulation and Surface Embellishment with Christine Zoller
July 19-24, 2020, It's All About the Surface: Fabric Manipulation and Surface Embellishment with Christine Zoller Take your hand-dyed, printed, painted and commercial fabrics and explore how to use them to create textures and relief on the surface of the cloth. Various techniques will be explored including twisting, gathering, pleating, layering and weaving to create surfaces begging to be touched. The result is work that is more tactile and captivating.
Price:$600.00

July 26-31, 2020, Painting with Fiber with Dawn Waters
July 26-31, 2020, Painting with Fiber with Dawn Waters Learn to create realistic two-dimensional felted paintings. After making a practice painting, needle-felt at least one additional two-dimensional picture of your choice including still life, pet portrait, land- or sea- scape. Touch on wet felting, but the emphasis is on dry or needle felting.
Price:$600.00

August 7-9, 2020, Eco Dyeing: Organic Garment Construction with Jessica Hagar
August 7-9, 2020, Eco Dyeing: Organic Garment Construction with Jessica Hagar Many people are beginning to value living a chemical/toxin free lifestyle. Create beautiful, naturally dyed, organic fabrics to turn into a garment of your own. Learn to use natural materials to dye fabric, to use basic sewing machine techniques and to create your own patterns. Gain knowledge and skill to find organic materials and use them to create eco-friendly, sustainable garments.
Price:$350.00

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