FIBER

WORKSHOPS

Beading Frenzy Workshop (509)

Amy Culp, Weaving Studio
Saturday, September 16, 10 am " 3:30 pm
Sunday, September 17, 1 " 3:30pm
$125/Members: $105

Explore bead embroidery stitches and approaches to design while developing unique embellishment plans for a small case or embellished panel. The finished piece can become wall art, a decorative case, or another item. Students receive group instruction and individual assistance learning stitches and developing their original embellishment design. This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to add dimension to his or her work. Bring a lunch for Saturday, a pair of sharp scissors and reading glasses. All materials are provided.

Tapestry Weaving (507)

Nancy Crampton, Weaving Studio
September 24 and 25
Saturday, September 23, 9 am - 5pm
Sunday, September 24, noon - 5 pm
$155/Members: $135

Learn the basic tapestry joins and ways to shade and blend yarns using adjustable tension frame loom furnished by the instructor. Several warping styles will be demonstrated and used. Discussions will include making a cartoon or plan for the tapestry and transferring the design to the warp threads. Finishing techniques, lining the weaving and mounting it will be demonstrated. No prior experience is needed. Frame looms may be purchased.

Working with Color Tools in Your Fiber Arts (510)

Rita Pettys, Studio 2
Saturday, October 14
10am - 4:30pm/One day
$85/Members: $65

If you are looking for increased color confidence in your fiber arts endeavors, this class will teach you about a variety of color tools. The Elements of color and its vocabulary and review samples illustrating the concepts will be discussed. Students should bring a color wheel if they have one, a picture that is pleasing to them and examples of compatible colors that they like. Bring a sack lunch on Saturday.

Bleach Pen Doodled Denim (508A)

Tracy Bell, Multi-Purpose Classroom
Tuesday, October 17
1 - 3pm/One day
$45/Members: $25

Bring in one or two pair of jeans and have fun spicing them up with a bleach pen doodle. If you re a doodle or Zentangle fan this is your chance to take it to the next level. We will be doodling on denim vests, jackets and/or jeans. Your denim will need to rest once you are finished doodling so plan on picking them up the next day. Email questions to beadbug@ usa.com [M]

Bleach Pen Doodled Denim (508B)

Tracy Bell, Multi-Purpose Classroom
Tuesday, October 17
6:30 - 8:30pm /One day
$45/Members: $25

Bring in one or two pair of jeans and have fun spicing them up with a bleach pen doodle. If you re a doodle or Zentangle fan this is your chance to take it to the next level. We will be doodling on denim vests, jackets and/or jeans. Your denim will need to rest once you are finished doodling so plan on picking them up the next day. Email questions to beadbug@ usa.com [M]

SHORT-TERM CLASSES

Spinning (503)

Emily Wohlscheid, Weaving Studio
Tuesdays, October 24 - November 28
9-11:30 am/6 weeks
$165/Members: $145

Beginners will learn the basics including spinning, plying and setting finished yarns. Intermediate/advanced will further explore various techniques including boucle, cabled yarns, lock spinning, core spinning, thick and thin yarns, coils, custom blending, long vs. short draw, wire spinning and more! Students may borrow a wheel but need to reserve it at the time of registration. All materials are provided.

Fiber Blending (504)

Emily Wohlscheid, Weaving Studio
Tuesdays, October 24 - November 28
6:30 - 9pm/6 weeks
$165/Members: $145

Using various fiber blending equipment including the drum carder, wool combs, hand carders, blending boards, we ll explore color and texture in fibers for their spinning, felting, or other fiber art application, and see how fibers can be used in various techniques.

FULL-TERM CLASSES

Floor Loom Weaving (500)

Gretchen Huggett, Weaving Studio
Thursdays, September 7 - November 16
1 - 3:45 pm/11 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Learn weaving using four- and eight-harness floor looms with basic process and design (beginners), new patterns and techniques (advanced), exploring areas of personal interest. Weaving design software is available to learn structure and design principles.

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Floor Loom Weaving (501)

Gretchen Huggett, Weaving Studio
Thursdays, September 7 - November 16
6:15 - 9pm/11 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Learn weaving using four- and eight-harness floor looms with basic process and design (beginners), new patterns and techniques (advanced), exploring areas of personal interest. Weaving design software is available to learn structure and design principles.

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Spinning (502)

Emily Wohlscheid, Weaving Studio
Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$165/Members: $145

Beginners will learn the basics including spinning, plying and setting finished yarns. Intermediate/advanced will further explore various techniques including boucle, cabled yarns, lock spinning, core spinning, thick and thin yarns, coils, custom blending, long vs. short draw, wire spinning and more! Students may borrow a wheel but need to reserve it at the time of registration. All materials are provided.

Beginning Rug Hooking (505)

Martha Rosenfeld, Studio 2
Thursdays, September 7 - November 22
6:15 - 9 pm/11 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Make a hand-hooked rug using a rug frame and wool fabric. Students will get an overview of basic methods and create a small hooked mat. Color planning, hooking techniques, and finishing will be covered. Bring a tote bag and scissors to the first class; other tools and materials will be provided.

Rug Hooking/Continuing Study (506)

Martha Rosenfeld, Studio 4
Thursdays, September 7 - November 22
6:15 - 9pm/11 weeks
$230/Members: $210

Prerequisite: Beginning Rug Hooking or completed hooked mat
Work on a hooked rug project of your own choosing with help from the instructor. This class will emphasize creating an original pattern (drawing skills are not required). Tracer fabric and up to a half yard linen foundation are included. You provide your own rug frame, hook, wool, and pattern ideas.