Workshops 
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Bits & Pieces Scarf - Half Day

Create your own one-of-a-kind scarf!

 

In this workshop, we will use sari ribbon, plus bits & pieces of batik fabric, yarn, and satin or cotton ribbons. Utilizing water soluble fabric stabilizer, each participant will create a unique scarf. This will make a beautiful fashion statement

Attendees will need a sewing machine.

 

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Coiled Fabric Bowl - Half Day

Create beautiful and unique coiled fabric bowls out of batik fabric or fat quarter strips wrapped tightly round cording.

 

You'll learn a quick way to slice fabric, how to wrap and secure the fabric in place, and how to stitch the fabric coil.

 

You'll finish your bowl with a twisted coil and maybe buttons, beads, charms or more. This is a good project to upcycle textiles!

 

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Gelli® Printing - Half Day

This fun and easy hands-on workshop will introduce participants to basic monoprinting techniques using Gelli® Arts printing plates. These monoprints can easily be incorporated into printmaking, collage, art journaling, and mixed media projects. It takes no time at all to create interesting prints by using texture tools, stencils, stamps and more with acrylic paints.

 

Monoprinting on a Gelli plate is simple and fun. The gratification is immediate, and the prints are cool! Participants will print on fabric and paper.

 

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Crazy Quilting - Full Day

Crazy Quilting as a textile art is extremely creative and free-flowing.  In this workshop, you will learn about embroidery, embellishments and the “crazy quilting” itself.  Crazy quilting is a patchwork technique where random shaped fabric pieces are stitched to a foundation fabric. Everyone will piece and sew together one block. Then we will add embroidery and embellishments to the block. There is an endless variety of ways to embroider. Ribbon, lace, braids, buttons, beads and charms will be added for dimension and beauty to the crazy quilt block.

 

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Modern Chenille - Two Half Days

Have a blast as you learn modern chenille! This creative technic is playful. Enjoy the beauty and possibilities of modern chenille.

 

In this class, participants will be introduced to raw edge cutwork, a vibrant form of surface design. Each individual will come out of the class with a unique piece of textured fabric that will be made into a casual purse.

 

Attendees will need a sewing machine.

 

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Tactile Textile - Two Days

Taking a piece of pretty patterned fabric or a tapestry, learn to embroider over the design, highlighting selected details. Stitches could include French knots and various feather, blanket, satin, and filling stitches.  

Embroidered lines created with needle and thread will completely transform the fabric, adding texture and dimension. Finished embroidered fabric can be used for pillows, hand towels, other home décor and purses.

 

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Delightful Felted Ornaments 
 - Half  or Full Day

Create delightful embroidered felt ornaments just in time for Christmas. Felt ornaments make great gifts and add a personal touch to any tree.

 

With a little sketching or tracing, embellishing, embroidery and stitching, everyone will have fun making these charming ornaments.

This is a great 'Mom & Me or Grandma & Me" workshop. Child should be 8 or older.

 

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Sashiko - Half or Full Day

In this class we will explore the foundations of the sashiko technique including needles and thread, create patterns of common motifs, transfer patterns to fabric creating a few different sashiko samplers, and then we will stitch one of those samplers.

 

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