Appalachian Center for Craft


Workshops meet Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m  except as noted in workshop description. Workshop fees include all materials and lunch.


September 29, 2018
Eco Printing (Transferring Botanical Images Directly to Fabric) with Jessica Hagar
Eco printing is a process of using plants to naturally dye and print on fiber through contact printing methods. Explore the alchemy of water, plant materials, heat and metal. Finish the class with beautiful prints on natural fiber fabrics including silk scarves. - $75

October 6, 2018
Making Paper with Claudia Lee
Lean the basics of making paper as we incorporate decorative techniques to add color, pattern and texture. Design and create SEVERAL sheets of your own paper - $75

October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018
The Basics of Weaving on a Loom with Jessica Hagar
Learn everything about basic weaving from dressing a loom to reading patterns, color interaction and how to finish and use your newly woven cloth. Class meets every Saturday in October 1-4 p.m. with optional, unsupervised evening hours Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. (after loom is dressed) - $150

February 23, 2019
Batik (Wax Resist) on Paper with Claudia Lee
Learn to create complex, multi-colored patterns on assorted papers with wax and pigments. Create unique designs on your own or purchased paper. - $75

March 2, 2019
Right Angle Bead Weaving (Primary) with David Heustess
Explore the basics of a unique off loom bead weaving stitch - the right angle weave. Use the four-point system, placing the beads at right angles with needle and thread, to create flexible fabrics that can be used in jewelry, to cover objects, and to create miniature sculptures. - $75

April 12, 13, 20, and 27, 2019  (1-4 p.m. each day)

Weaving II - for beginning weavers (have already had weaving with Jessica - with Jessica Hagar

Learn the techniques of lace weaving on a floor loom. Gain experience with hand-manipulated lace as well as loom controlled lace weaving. Select your pattern and create a sampler. Complete a decorative lace woven accessory or decorative fabric. - $150