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Weekend - May 17-19, 2019 - Empowering with Embroidery: Embroidered Sew-on Patches with Andrea Vail
Weekend - May 17-19, 2019 - Empowering with Embroidery: Embroidered Sew-on Patches with Andrea Vail Express yourself through colorful patterns, designs or simplified images, logos and initials. Learn basic embroidery stitches to design and begin a sew-on patch. Add your patch to any jacket, bag or canvas sneaker. Novice, $300; materials fee, $10
Price:$150.00 - $300.00 (depends on options selected)

Weeklong - May 26-31, 2019 - Secrets of Shibori, Indigo and More with David Heustess
Weeklong - May 26-31, 2019 - Secrets of Shibori, Indigo and More with David Heustess Create a sampler notebook of stitched and knotted Shibori techniques, build a vat for the class to use and then use this vocabulary to create a small decorative wall hanging or quilt. Explore how Shibori works with discharge as well as natural and manufactured dyes. Inspiration for figurative work can come from favorite pictures/drawings, nature, themes from literature and theater.Novice-Intermediate, $550; materials fee, $40-$50
Price:$275.00 - $550.00 (depends on options selected)

Weeklong - June 2-7, 2019 - Let's Get Wooly! Spinning on the wheel with Jeanne Brady
Weeklong - June 2-7, 2019 - Let's Get Wooly! Spinning on the wheel with Jeanne Brady Learn the basics of the timeless craft of preparing a wool fleece, dying it in a rainbow of colors, carding and spinning singles and two-ply on a wheel to produce yarns for all your wooly projects. Explore additional spinning and plying techniques to take your yarn designing to the next level, from fabulous to funky! A great refresher for spinners and dyers too. Novice-Beginner, $550; materials fee, $55-$85
Price:$275.00 - $550.00 (depends on options selected)

Weekend - July 5-7, 2019 - Abstract Hand Embroidery with Rena Wood
Weekend - July 5-7, 2019 - Abstract Hand Embroidery with Rena Wood Use hand-stitched lines to draw on fabric exploring how the process of stitching and the materials selected give meaning to the work. Learn basic embroidery stiches and many styles of embroidery. Discuss traditional stitches, Blackwork, Sashiko and Boro. Create your own style of stitched drawings.Novice, $300; materials fee, $15
Price:$150.00 - $300.00 (depends on options selected)

Weeklong - July 14-19, 2019 - Hats For All Seasons with Jan Wutkowski
Weeklong - July 14-19, 2019 - Hats For All Seasons with Jan Wutkowski Create your own straw and felt hats with traditional millinery skills and contemporary techniques. Learn to block several different types of hats that create shape, flatter the wearer and fit the head (fedora, cloche, pillbox, boater and more). Embellish your hats with sewing techniques; creating bows, flowers feathers and curls. Novice; it is helpful to be able to thread a needle and sew a basic running stitch, $550; materials fee, $125
Price:$275.00 - $550.00 (depends on options selected)

Weeklong - July 21-26, 2019 - Layer Cake: Deliciously Nuanced Fabric with Meredith Grimsley
Weeklong - July 21-26, 2019 - Layer Cake: Deliciously Nuanced Fabric with Meredith Grimsley Explore low-immersion dying, Japanese Shibori, mono-printing, "deconstructed" and photo emulsion screen printing techniques using MX Fiber Reactive dye to create depth within a variety of natural fabrics. Focus on color removal, over-dying and printing to activate delectable, nuanced surfaces and textures. Choose to create yardage, a portfolio of samples or finished items. Novice-Intermediate, $550
Price:$275.00 - $550.00 (depends on options selected)

Weekend - August 2-4, 2019 - Basics of Tapestry Weaving with Jessica Hagar
Weekend - August 2-4, 2019 - Basics of Tapestry Weaving with Jessica Hagar Learn the basics of tapestry weaving with a wooden frame loom. Build your own frame loom, then design and create a woven tapestry fabric. Leave the classw with a wall hanging and your own loom!Novice-Beginner, $300
Price:$150.00 - $300.00 (depends on options selected)

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