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Our teaching artists offer classes in papermaking, weaving, and construction and design in fabric, yarn, and thread.

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Sundays, 12:30-3pm | Learn the various techniques of silk painting by practicing on sample silk pieces. Painting with gutta, as well as various resists such as water, alcohol, and salt will be explored. From there, students will go on to complete two finished silk scarves.

130011

Start date: 09/17/17

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Weekly - Sun 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM (9/17/2017-10/22/2017)

Materials Cost: $60.00

6 sessions.

Tuition: $200.00

Instructor : Debrah Block Krol 



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Mondays, 12:30-3pm | This course will teach you the basics of developing a unified textile design collection by experimenting with different mediums and mark-making techniques. Students will learn how to gather inspirations, sketch patterns, digitize and edit these sketches, and create repeat patterns that can then be printed seamlessly. By the end of this course, students will have three different, but coordinating patterns.  

130001

Start date: 09/18/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM (9/18/2017-10/30/2017)

Materials Cost: $30.00

7 sessions.

Tuition: $230.00

Instructor : Christine Llewellyn 



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Mondays, 6:30-9pm | Learn all the basics of knitting and then progress to more advanced techniques in a single project! This course will begin with basics such as casting on, knitting & purling, and casting off. From there make a new block with different stitch patterns each week. Working block by block, you will create your own knitted blanket.

130003

Start date: 09/18/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (9/18/2017-11/20/2017)

Materials Cost: $0.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Debby Scheinholtz 



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Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | Learn the basics of tapestry weaving and then explore more advanced techniques and flourishes. Learn to set up a frame loom, then practice weaving different shapes and patterns. After picking up these tapestry basics, apply what you’ve learned to create your own final work of fiber art.

130004

Start date: 09/19/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (9/19/2017-11/21/2017)

Materials Cost: $40.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Megan Duffy 



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Wednesdays, 9:30am-12pm | Come explore the history and techniques of basketry. We will cover the different types of materials, tools, and skills used to create beautiful and functional pieces. Each student will complete three baskets in rattan reed in the plaited, spoke, and rib styles. Please bring basketry or garden shears. All other materials provided.

130005

Start date: 09/20/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (9/20/2017-11/22/2017)

Materials Cost: $50.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Sandra Kehoe 



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Wednesdays, 1-3pm | Draw with thread, use fabric as paint, and construct soft sculptures. Machine and hand sewing techniques will translate your vision into fabric. Get your daily dose of fiber in this exciting new class!

130006

Start date: 09/20/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (9/20/2017-11/22/2017)

Materials Cost: $30.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $255.00

Instructor : Katie Truk 



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Fridays, 12:30-3pm | Want to work with fabric, but don’t want to sew? Fabric can be used for much more than just sewing! In this course, you will learn about quilts, landscapes, and still lifes, as well as basic art principles such as composition and pattern, and even art history. Students will create nine fabric collages, no sewing required.

130010

Start date: 09/22/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Weekly - Fri 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM (9/22/2017-12/8/2017)

Materials Cost: $40.00

11 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Traci Zaretzka 



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Thursdays, 9:30am-12pm | Form fibers into textural art as you explore handmade paper and learn about its many applications - from creating single sheets, to assembling books, to building sculptures. No experience necessary. All materials included.

130007

Start date: 09/28/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (9/28/2017-12/7/2017)

Materials Cost: $45.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Lois Shapiro  2.Lynn Layman 



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Thursdays, 12:30-3pm | Learn to sew in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Begin with a simple pillowcase, then progress towards more complex projects. Learn to hem garments, add buttons, fix tears, and make alterations. You may never need to go to a tailor again!

130012

Start date: 09/28/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM (9/28/2017-12/7/2017)

Materials Cost: $30.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Sue Essig 



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Thursdays, 3:30-6pm | Learn knitting: casting on, knitting, purling, increases and decreases, and binding off. Learn new stitch combinations on a sampler scarf project. As your confidence grows, move to more complex projects. We troubleshoot mistakes such as dropped/added stitches and fixing twisted stitches.

130008

Start date: 09/28/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM (9/28/2017-12/7/2017)

Materials Cost: $0.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Sue Essig 



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Thursdays, 6:30-9pm | Want to get started quilting? Learn all you need to know to complete your first quilt! We will discuss everything from choosing fabrics to final quilting design, and will cover techniques for measuring, cutting, sewing, and quilting. Students will learn several basic block designs to create a quilt sampler.

130009

Start date: 09/28/17

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (9/28/2017-12/7/2017)

Materials Cost: $30.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Sue Erdreich 



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