Textiles + Fiber

  • Weaving 1&2 • 143A86

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 101 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 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. Intermediate and adv...

    Liz Train  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_liztrain_weaving
  • Basketry • 143A87

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 101 / Fri 9am–noon / Sep 5–Dec 12 *No class Oct 10 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 o...

    Gail Toma  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 12
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    Fri 9am-noon Past_exhib_gtoma_01_web
  • Freeform Crochet • 143W90

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $90 / Room 101 / Sun 10am–1pm / Sep 28–Oct 12 Explore the art of freeform crochet, including “scrumbling” and organic patchwork. Learn how to combine pleasing colors and yarn textures with a variety of simple and complex stitches to create a beauti...

    Patrice Walker  
    Sep. 28-Oct. 12
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_pwalker_01_web
  • Lauhala • 143W96

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $130 / Room 101 / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 3–Oct 15 *No class on Oct 10. Lauhala weaving is a treasured craft of Hawaiian culture. Mathematical and creative, weaving teaches students patience. Instruction includes the history of lauhala, the preparation of hala l...

    Wendy Kamai  
    Sep. 3-Oct. 15
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Crochet Photo Art • 143W91

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $50 / Room 101 / Sun 10am–1pm/ Nov 2–9 Learn how to produce fabulous crochet art using patterns created from photographs. Techniques include choosing the right photo, following pattern instructions accurately, changing colors, adding borders, and integrat...

    Patrice Walker  
    Nov. 2-Nov. 9
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_pwalker_02_web
  • Needle Felting Dolls • 143W95

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $140 / Room 101 / Wed 9am–noon / Sep 3–24 In this self-paced workshop, you will learn how to design and create needle-felted dolls with step-by-step instruction on wool shaping, face creation, and body sculpting. The technique uses internal wire framing f...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Sep. 3-Sep. 24
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    Wed 9-noon Past_exhib_kvaughn_01_web
  • Needle Felting Animal Sculptures• 143W93

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $130 / Room 101 / Wed 6–9pm / Oct 22–Nov 26 Explore the sculptural potential of needle-felted wool. Instruction includes techniques for creating a detailed freestanding miniature animal sculpture from wool. Please bring photo references of your favorite a...

    Wendy Kamai  
    Oct. 22-Nov. 26
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_wkamai_01_web
  • Shibori and Indigo • 143W94

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $105 / Annex / Sat 10am–1pm / Nov 1–15 An intensive workshop combining the magical qualities of the indigo vat with shibori, the Japanese approach to tie-dye. The basics of binding, clamping, and stitching on cloth, along with an introduction to essential...

    Darius Homayounpour  
    Nov. 1-Nov. 15
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    Sat 10am-1pm Past_exhib_dhomayounpour_01_web
  • Nuno Felting • 143W88

    Workshop / 1 session / $45 / Room 101 / Sat 10am–2:30pm / Oct 11 Nuno, derived from the Japanese word for cloth, combines wool and other fibers, such as sheer silk or cotton mesh into a lightweight felt. Interesting effects are achieved by the variations in fiber shrinkage. Nuno felti...

    Keiko Hatano  
    Oct. 11-Oct. 11
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    Sat 10am-2:30pm Past_exhib_khatano_01_web
  • Nuno Felting • 143W89

    Workshop / 1 session / $45 / Room 101 / Sun 10am–2:30pm / Nov 16 Nuno, derived from the Japanese word for cloth, combines wool and other fibers, such as sheer silk or cotton mesh into a lightweight felt. Interesting effects are achieved by the variations in fiber shrinkage. Nuno felting of...

    Keiko Hatano  
    Nov. 16-Nov. 16
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    Sun 10am-2:30pm Past_exhib_khatano_01_web
  • Batik- "Writing with Wax" • 143W92

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $155 / Room 101 / Mon 9am–noon / Sep 22–Nov 3 *No Class Oct 6 Learn a contemporary approach to the Indonesian art of batik using resist techniques on fabric with soy wax and glue. Learn the secrets of creating colorful fabrics and wall hangings with acry...

    Liz Train  
    Sep. 22-Nov. 3
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_ltrain_02_web