Early Bird Dates: Wednesday, 09/04-Saturday, 09/07. Use coupon code: EarlyBird
Floor Loom Weaving
Luiz Cordeiro, Assistant
Learn the basics of preparing and operating a loom to weave a sampler combining many useful weaves. Beginning students will complete the term by designing and weaving one or two simple projects of their choice. Intermediate and advanced students will weave projects with more complex structures using multi-harness looms. Beginning students have a materials fee of $14 payable to the instructor.
Suggested ages: 18 +
Supplies provided: For beginners only: yarn and handout at $14
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm–9:00 pm, 09/18-12/11
No class 11/27
12 sessions: $540; Early Bird price: $513.00 (Discount available until 09/07)
Design and Sew Your Own Outfit
Gul Rukh Selim
Design your own fashion outfit during the first day and then bring it to life over the next 11 weeks. Explore various fashion niches including casual, formal, prom, and red carpet. Learn how to create the pattern, select the proper material for the outfit, create a mock outfit where necessary, and cut and sew both by hand and machine. Along the way, famous designers and the specificity of their contributions to fashion trends will be discussed.
Students are expected to purchase fabric, notions, thread, and any other items needed for the project before the second class.
Suggested ages: 18+
Supplies: On the first day, bring ideas for your outfit. On the second day of class, students will bring all fabric, notions, thread, etc., required for the outfit.
Supplies provided: Some
Mondays, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm, 09/23-12/09
12 sessions: $312; Early Bird price: $296.40 (Discount available until 09/07)
Fold, wrap, and clamp fabric in this introduction to shibori, the Japanese manual resist-dyeing technique. Leave with four beautiful cotton napkins.
Suggested ages: 18 +
Supplies: Students can bring small amount of cotton or silk fabric from home to dye, but it is not required.
Supplies provided: 4 cotton napkins per students, wooden resists, marbles, rubber bands, thread, dye vats
Sunday, 10:00 am–2:00 pm, 10/27-
1 session: $60; Early Bird price: $57.00 (Discount available until 09/07)
Jeannette (Nette) Compton
Quickly transform raw wool into three-dimensional fuzzy shapes, through the magic of a special needle and some creative vision. Basics of needle felting techniques will be covered, including shaping, color blending, and uses for your creations.
At the end of the workshop, you’ll head home with an ornament or small toy made of wool.
Suggested ages: Adults and children with adult supervision
Supplies provided: All
Saturday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm, 12/7
1 session: $30