Classes

Conceptual Conundrum

Conceptual Conundrum

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 : REGISTER NOW Recent graduates of fiber programs and artists using fiber-based techniques are increasingly visible in the contemporary art market. Yet long time devotees of…

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Color Theory

Color Theory

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 : REGISTER NOW How do you combine colors for a “pleasing” design? What are hues, chroma, value, saturation, tones, tints, and shades? How do they affect…

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Needle Felting: Paint with Wool

Needle Felting: Paint with Wool

Thursday, October 6, 2016 : REGISTER NOW Discover the joys of “painting” with wool roving! With wool felt as your canvas, roving as your paint, and an unusual little needle,…

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Intro to Marbling

Intro to Marbling

Saturday, October 8, 2016 : REGISTER NOW Marbling is the ancient art of printing with designs that float on water. You can create intricate and complex patterns with paint and…

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Sewing Machine Maintenance

Sewing Machine Maintenance

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 : REGISTER NOW One reason older mechanical machines are being rediscovered and appreciated is that sewers can perform most maintenance procedures themselves. We will open up…

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Embroidery Basics Part II

Embroidery Basics Part II

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 : REGISTER NOW It’s time to learn some new embroidery stitches! We will review selecting fabric, stretching fabric on a hoop, and choosing needles. The stitches…

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So You Want to Teach

So You Want to Teach

Thursday, October 13, 2016 : REGISTER NOW You are passionate about your art. So passionate you want to share your knowledge and experience. This workshop will take you through the…

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Experimenting with Eco Printing

Experimenting with Eco Printing

Thursday, October 13, 2016 : REGISTER NOW Whether it’s for the love of nature or the love of plant motifs on textiles, learn the basics of how to use plants…

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Surface Structure: The Workshop

Surface Structure: The Workshop

Monday, October 17, 2016 : REGISTER NOW This hands-on workshop covers the use of surface treatments and stiffeners that boost the structural integrity of your textile materials and techniques. Sampling…

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Youth Camp: Fiber Feast!

Youth Camp: Fiber Feast!

Thursday, October 20, 2016 : REGISTER NOW Ages 9-12 Feast on fiber during MEA break! Explore the world of textiles by using a drop spindle to turn fluffy tufts of…

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