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May 2020

Announcing Class Cancellations

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

MMFS is committed to providing a safe and supportive experience for all our students, instructors, and volunteers.  We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health.  All classes have been cancelled through May 1, 2020.  At that time we will reassess the changing situation regarding COVID-19 precautions. Students registered for cancelled classes will receive an email with confirming details and will be issued a gift certificate…

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Shibori Indigo Dye

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$50 14 tickets left

Shibori is an ancient Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and then binding it to create incredible patterns. The dyeing process is quite playful and the end result is undeniably stylish. One of the earliest written descriptions of shibori dates to 238 C.E.! Popular instructor, Cara Corey will lead students in a variety of Shibori folding techniques to create brilliant patterns with indigo-dyed textiles. You will use wood boards, clips, rubber bands, and other items to…

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June 2020

Block Printing on Fabric

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$80 7 tickets left

One of the oldest forms of art, block printing is both historical and accessible, as it involves simply carving an image on  linoleum blocks and using permanent fabric inks to print the designs on fabric. Join Karen Rognsvoog, experienced folk school teacher, for an introduction to block printing on fabric.  Learn how to carve your own design on to a linoleum block and then transfer (print) this design on natural fiber fabrics (cotton, linen and silk) to create napkins, table…

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