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Weeklong: July 5-10, 2020 Emily Nicolaides
Let's Weave Circles!
Emily Nicolaides

Turn hoops into looms, putting a twist on traditional tapestry weaving. Cover everything including how to choose yarn,  basic tapestry weaving techniques and how to finish a wall hanging. Walk away with at least two finished pieces.
Beginner-Intermediate
$600; Additional materials fee payable to instructor - NONE


Weeklong: July 12-17, 2020 DelaneySmith
Recording Surfaces with Pulp
Delaney Smith

In this experimental workshop, learn to create tactile surfaces with handmade paper. Working with abaca and cotton,  begin by preparing the fibers in the paper beater, then use paper/pulp casting techniques to achieve a variety of forms from site-specific castings and molds made in class. Leave with a plethora of samples and a ready-to-hang final artwork.
Beginner
$600; Additional materials fee payable to instructor - NONE


Weeklong: July 19-24, 2020 ChristineZoller
It's All About the Surface: Fabric Manipulation and Surface Embellishment
Christine Zoller

Take your hand-dyed, printed, painted and commercial fabrics and explore how to use them to create textures and relief on the surface of the cloth. Various techniques will be explored including twisting, gathering, pleating, layering and weaving to create surfaces begging to be touched. The result is work that is more tactile and captivating.
Intermediate, must be able to use a sewing machine
$600; Additional materials fee payable to instructor - NONE


Weeklong: July 26-31, 2020 DawnWaters
Painting with Fiber
Dawn Waters

Learn to create realistic two-dimensional felted paintings. After making a practice painting, needle-felt at least one additional two-dimensional picture of your choice including still life, pet portrait, land- or sea- scape. Touch on wet felting, but the emphasis is on dry or needle felting.
Beginner-Intermediate
$600; Additional materials fee payable to instructor - $3.00 per 1/2 ounce wool, $2 per sheet of cotton batting for work surface (1 sheet/painting) and $2 per felting needle


Weeklong: August 7-9, 2020Jessica Hagar
Eco Dyeing: Organic Garment Construction
Jessica Hagar

Many people are beginning to value living a chemical/toxin free lifestyle. Create beautiful, naturally dyed, organic fabrics to turn into a garment of your own. Learn to use natural materials to dye fabric, to use basic sewing machine techniques and to create your own patterns. Gain knowledge and skill to find organic materials and use them to create eco-friendly, sustainable garments.
Beginner-Intermediate
$350; Additional materials fee payable to instructor – NONE


 

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