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Fiber Art

Currently Scheduled Fiber Art Courses

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Inkle Loom Weaving

Inkle looms are a great way to get started with weaving: they require little additional equipment,…
Tue, Jun 25th, 2024  –  Wed, Jun 26th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
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Introduction to Anishinaabe-Style Beadwork

Beadwork uses simple tools but has tremendous scope for creativity and complexity. When looking at…
Sat, Sep 7th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 8th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Marcie McIntire
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Introduction to Spinning on the Wheel

Don’t know your bobbin from your footman? How about the flyer, treadle, or mother-of-all?…
Fri, Sep 13th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 15th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Tracy Griggs
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Invasive Color: Using Invasive Species as Natural Dyes

Many of the plants which we now consider invasive species were brought to this country for a…
Sat, Aug 3rd, 2024
9am-5pm
Instructor: Theresa Hornstein
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Knit a Fisherman’s Kep

Along the main highways of the world's seaways lies a small Scottish island called Fair Isle,…
Fri, Dec 6th, 2024  –  Sun, Dec 8th, 2024
Day 1: 4:00pm-7:00pm Day 2: 9:00am-4:00pm; Day 3: 9:00am-noon
Instructor: Diane Thomson
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Lakeside Swatch to Sweater Adventure

It’s always sweater weather up north! Start your fall wardrobe early among new knitting…
Fri, Jul 12th, 2024  –  Sun, Jul 14th, 2024
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Brienne Moody
Fri, Sep 27th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 29th, 2024
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Brienne Moody
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Leaves, Roots, & Bugs: Natural Dyes

Spend a couple of days with natural dyes, and learn a new avenue into color possibilities from…
Fri, Jul 19th, 2024  –  Sat, Jul 20th, 2024
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Stefania Isaacson
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Luminaries and Bowls: 3-D Sculptural and Nuno Felting

  Become a better wet felter in this class by sculpting two very different items with the same…
Sat, Dec 14th, 2024
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
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Natural Dyes Above and Beyond

This course will start with a solid foundation in how dyes, mordants, and fibers interact to create…
Thu, Sep 12th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 15th, 2024
Day 1: 4pm-6pm, Day 2-3: 9am–5pm, Day 4: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
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Natural Dyes in the Steam Box

Dyeing cloth using natural materials is a magical process: Add a bit of steam and assorted leaves,…
Sat, Aug 24th, 2024
9am-4:30pm
Instructor: Cheryl Larsen
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Needle Felting & Bead Embroidery: Bead, Felt, & Frame

Combine bead embroidery and needle felting to create a unique landscape “painting” in…
Fri, Jun 14th, 2024  –  Sun, Jun 16th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jo Wood
Fri, Oct 11th, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 13th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jo Wood
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Overshot Weaving

Overshot is an intricate weave structure in which pattern weft “shoots over” a grounded…
Thu, Sep 12th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 15th, 2024
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Christine Novotny
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Primitive Rug Hooking: Open Session

Rug hooking traces its roots to the northern colonies and Canada when immigrants utilized textiles…
Fri, Oct 11th, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 13th, 2024
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Carol Dunn
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Raw Felted Fleece: A New Approach to the Sheepskin Blanket

Traditional sheepskin blankets with a tanned leather back require that the sheep make the ultimate…
Fri, Aug 23rd, 2024  –  Sun, Aug 25th, 2024
Day 1: 2-5pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Becky Utecht
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Scandinavian Band Weaving

Prior to industrialization woven bands have served many purposes in Scandinavia: a hair tie, a…
Sat, Jun 8th, 2024  –  Sun, Jun 9th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Caroline Feyling