Theresa has always been fascinated with color, fiber, and learning new things and began experimenting with dyeing her own fibers for knitting, crochet, and felting as a teenager. As a biologist and avid gardener, natural dyes became a logical area of research. She spends the week teaching, but on the weekends she likes to experiment with local materials as dye sources.
Current Courses Offered by Theresa Hornstein
Instructors: Theresa Hornstein
Pysanky (Ukrainian-style wax resist eggs) are a traditional folk art once practiced by families to celebrate the return of spring. The eggs have a rich historic background, and the designs found on the eggs are thousands of years old and can be found in artisanal work throughout Eastern and northeastern…
Wool: The Full Experience
Wool is an incredibly versatile, durable and beautiful fiber that is surprisingly easy to make into fabric. Start at the very beginning of the process in this team-taught class, as you shear sheep, wash, card and dye the wool and finally make individual felted projects using needle and wet-felting techniques.…