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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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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: 01/17/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (1/17/2018-3/21/2018)

Materials Cost: $50.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Sandra Kehoe 

Call 908-273-9121 to register


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It is a good day to dye! Come learn the Japanese technique of resist dyeing called shibori (akin to tie-dyeing). Create unique and beautiful patterns by folding, binding and sewing fabric, then immersing your pieces into indigo dye baths. Wear clothes that are OK to get messy and prepare to have fun. All levels welcome! Materials List

100045

Start date: 03/18/18

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Weekly - Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (3/18/2018-3/18/2018)

Materials Cost: $30.00

1 session

Tuition: $100.00

Instructor : Kate Eggleston 



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Ever look at handmade lace and wondered how it was made? This course is the perfect introduction to the beautiful and fascinating art of bobbin lacemaking. We will start with the basics. Using bobbins and linen or cotton thread on a bobbin lace pillow, you will be able to construct a finished bookmark or small motif. Instruction is always individualized.

130014

Start date: 04/17/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (4/17/2018-6/19/2018)

Materials Cost: $50.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Patricia Morris 



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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. Materials List

130004

Start date: 04/17/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (4/17/2018-6/19/2018)

Materials Cost: $40.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

Instructor : Megan Duffy 



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Come learn the ancient art of batik resist dyeing and add a contemporary twist! Apply molten wax to selected areas of fabric to repel dye, while the remaining areas to take on color. By using a slightly brittle wax, waxed areas will crackle and allow dye to penetrate, creating beautiful patterns. The wax and dyeing process can be repeated multiple times to add more colors, and create elaborate and colorful designs. After the final dye application, the wax is removed and the fabric can then be made into clothing, home textiles, or wall art. We will experiment with traditional and contemporary waxing and dyeing techniques, and perhaps develop a few of our own!

130015

Start date: 04/18/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (4/18/2018-5/16/2018)

Materials Cost: $40.00

5 sessions.

Tuition: $155.00

Instructor : Vicki Lederman 



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Want to work with fabric, but don’t want to sew? No problem! 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. All materials provided.

130010

Start date: 04/18/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (4/18/2018-6/20/2018)

Materials Cost: $40.00

10 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: 04/19/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (4/19/2018-6/21/2018)

Materials Cost: $45.00

10 sessions.

Tuition: $310.00

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



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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.

130002

Start date: 04/19/18

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM (4/19/2018-5/31/2018)

Materials Cost: $30.00

7 sessions.

Tuition: $260.00

Instructor : Christine Llewellyn 



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Flat needle felting isn’t just for garments. Learn about the fun and exciting process of flat needle felting while creating your own piece of fabulous fiber art. Make a colorful and ethereal landscape with layered wool roving and shimmering threads felted onto fabric. Some materials provided. Wool and other fibers will be available to purchase from the instructor. Please click on link below for other materials to bring. Materials List

100079

Start date: 06/03/18

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Weekly - Sun 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (6/3/2018-6/3/2018)

Materials Cost: $10.00

1 session

Tuition: $85.00

Instructor : Debrah Block Krol 



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Shibori is a collection of Japanese resist dyeing techniques (akin to American tie-dye) that creates unique patterns by folding, binding, and sewing fabric before immersing it into dye. Students will learn various folding and binding techniques and then dye their pieces in synthetic indigo. All materials provided. Please wear clothes you can get messy in, and be prepared to have fun!

100082

Start date: 06/10/18

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Weekly - Sun 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (6/10/2018-6/10/2018)

Materials Cost: $20.00

1 session

Tuition: $85.00

Instructor : Kate Eggleston 



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