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Tasha Miller Griffith

Flagstaff, AZ
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Tasha Miller Griffith

Tasha believes that making things by hand, and sharing the skills to do so, empowers people and helps them live more joyfully and thoughtfully. Her mama gave her needles and thread when she was very small, and she was immediately drawn to textiles of all kinds. She started teaching sewing and knitting in 2008, and has continued to explore new techniques and share her fiber knowledge ever since. She wants her students to leave class not just with a project, but with enough understanding to venture further on their own. Tasha also shares free tutorials on her website (at

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Current Courses Offered by Tasha Miller Griffith

½ Day
Teaser image for Modern Free-Form Embroidery

Modern Free-Form Embroidery

Learn to embroider jeans, knitting, and anything else in need of embellishment! We’ll cover all the basic stitches needed in this course, focusing on free-form embroidery with thread and wool yarn. We’ll be inspired by traditional styles from Scandinavia, Japan, and beyond. We’ll sample different techniques and materials, and cover…
Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
3 Days
Screen printing

Renegade Screen Printing with Natural Dyes

Learn to screen print your own unique designs and dye fabrics, all using natural dyes! Forget depending on textile companies or synthetic dyes—you'll be free to find rebellious color in your local environment, your kitchen, and from natural sources around the world. You won't need a lot of special equipment…
Fri, Aug 30th, 2019  –  Sun, Sep 1st, 2019
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
2 Days
Sewing Slojd projects

Sewing Slöjd: Making and Mending

The idea of slöjd—using natural materials, simple tools, and your innate creativity to craft the things you need and use every day—applies just as much to cloth as it does to wood! In this course we'll build skills for sewing slöjd as you make a kit to hold your essential…
Sat, Aug 24th, 2019  –  Sun, Aug 25th, 2019
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
2 Days
Indigo printing

White on Blue: Organic Indigo and Resist Printing

Discover the ancient magic of the organic indigo vat, where blue pigment lies waiting in yellow liquid, turning fabric green and then blue in the air! Indigo is one of the best-known and longest-lasting natural dyes, discovered independently by cultures around the world. We'll set up a vat using all…
Wed, Aug 28th, 2019  –  Thu, Aug 29th, 2019
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith

Past Courses Offered by Tasha Miller Griffith

Creative Mending

Fold, Dip, Print: Natural Dyes on Fabric