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August 2019

Punch Needle Rug Hooking

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$100 10 tickets left

Punch needle rug hooking is quick and easy to learn, and once you know the basics, the possibilities of what you can make with this new fiber skill are endless!  Remember hooked rugs from your great-grandmother’s era?  While rug hooking uses a small hook that is used to pull up loops of yarn, the ‘punch needle’ tool allows users to paint with yarn and create rugs or other useful items more quickly and easily. Recently, there has been a rebirth…

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September 2019

Modern Tapestry Weaving for Beginners

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$65 10 tickets left

Many cultures have used woven tapestry to record their histories, from China to Europe to American indigenous cultures.  Begin to create your own history, or create something more abstract, the choice is yours! In this beginning class, you’ll learn the essential skills needed to create a weaving on a wooden frame loom.  Students will learn all aspects of beginning weaving, including how to warp a loom, what to consider when choosing the correct yarns for a project and 3 weaving…

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Block Printing on Fabric

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$80 8 tickets left

One of the oldest forms of art, block printing is both historical and accessible, as it involves simply creating a block, using ink or paint, and then transferring the image on to the receiving material.  In this class, students will use nature or cultural heritage or other sources for inspiration, creating beautiful designs on fabric. Join Karen Rognsvoog, experienced folk school teacher,  for an introduction to block printing on fabric, using ‘heat set’ fabric paint.  Learn how to carve your…

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October 2019

Punch Needle Rug Hooking

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$100 10 tickets left

Punch needle rug hooking is quick and easy to learn, and once you know the basics, the possibilities of what you can make with this new fiber skill are endless!  Remember hooked rugs from your great-grandmother’s era?  While rug hooking used a small needle that was used to pull ‘hooks’ of yarn, the development of the ‘punch needle’ tool allowed users to push yarn and create rugs or other items more quickly and easily.  There has been a rebirth of…

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Intergenerational: Relax…Breathe…Weave: Exploring Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$85 4 tickets left

Whether you are a beginner or experienced weaver, you will enjoy learning how to weave on the versatile Schacht “Cricket” Rigid Heddle Loom. You will complete a table runner or set of coasters, learning how to create patterns using color, fiber texture and a few simple techniques. Looms will be pre-warped for all weavers. You’ll create a weaving that your heart and your fingers desire. Come and experience the joy of weaving! Students should bring: - fibers from home to…

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November 2019

Relax…Breathe…Weave: Exploring Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$85 6 tickets left

Whether you are a beginner or experienced weaver, you will enjoy learning how to weave on the versatile Schacht “Cricket” Rigid Heddle Loom. You will complete a table runner or set of coasters, learning how to create patterns using color, fiber texture and a few simple techniques. Looms will be pre-warped for all weavers. You’ll create a weaving that your heart and your fingers desire. Come and experience the joy of weaving! There are only 6 looms available, unless you…

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