Textiles + Fiber

  • Katachiki LooChoo's Royal Cloth Workshop

    Aug 12 • 10am-3pm: Learn about the "Royal Cloth" that was traditionally worn only in Okinawa's royal courts. 

     
    Aug. 12-Aug. 12
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  • The Art of Hawaiian Kapa Making • Mon 6–9pm • Jan 28 • TXDT191L03

    Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. Learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian kapa. Using traditional tools, you will strip and pound your own piece of wauke bark and col...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Jan. 28-Jan. 28
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  • Traditional Hawaiian Kapa Designs / Dyes & Ohe Kapala Carving • Dec 10 • TXDT183L04

    Learn about the different, and not always seen art work of Hawaiian kapa and how and why the designs changed after western contact.  Bring natural dyes from home or raw plant or other materials to discover ways to make dyes in class.  We will also be carving the bamboo ohe kapala stamp ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Dec. 10-Dec. 10
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-03
  • Weaving • Tue 6–9pm • TXLT191L07

    Beginners learn the basics of weaving, including setting up and warping the loom. Students weave a sampler to learn a variety of techniques and then plan finished projects. Supply fee: $15 supply fee paid to instructor No class Mar 19

    Liz Train  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Basketry • Fri 9am–noon • TXGT191L01

    An introduction to the basic skills, techniques, and concepts needed to create beautiful, functional baskets. Students learn to use natural, manmade and local materials and incorporate a number of weaving techniques. The materials fee covers two pounds of reed, miscel, and other fibers. Supply f...

    Gail Toma  
    Jan. 25-Apr. 19
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    Fri 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Mixed Media Surface Design • Mon 9am–noon • TXLT191L02

    Explore printing, stamping, painting, dyeing and layering fabrics to create unique surface designs on fabric. Paints, dyes, carving stamps and sample fabrics are provided. No class Mar 18 *Please note there is a $20 Supply Fee paid to the instructor on the first day

    Liz Train  
    Mar. 11-Apr. 22
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    Mon 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • The Art of Hawaiian Kapa Making • Mon 6–9pm • Feb 25 • TXDT191L04

    Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. Learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian kapa. Using traditional tools, you will strip and pound your own piece of wauke bark and col...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Feb. 28-Feb. 28
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • The Art of Hawaiian Kapa Making • Mon 6–9pm • Mar 11 • TXDT191L05

    Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. Learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian kapa. Using traditional tools, you will strip and pound your own piece of wauke bark and col...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Mar. 11-Mar. 11
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • The Art of Hawaiian Kapa Making • Mon 6–9pm • Apr 22 • TXDT191L06

    Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. Learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian kapa. Using traditional tools, you will strip and pound your own piece of wauke bark and col...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Apr. 22-Apr. 22
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03