Textiles + Fiber

  • Independent Weaving

    Class / 14 sessions / $150 / Room 101 / Tue 6-9pm / May 27-Aug 26 Floor looms are available for weavers. There is no formal instruction but beginners can expect help from volunteers. Participants must provide their own materials. +$15 materials fee paid to the instructor PHOTO BY CAROL LERSETH

    Carol Lerseth  
    May. 27-Aug. 26
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  • Advanced Crochet / Amigurumi • 142W67

    Workshop / 1 session / $120 / Room 101 / Sun 10am-4pm / Aug 31 If you know crochet basics, join Hanasaurusrex to learn more advanced techniques to create amigurumi. We’ll cover making three–dimensional shapes, seaming, and the basics of developing and writing your own patterns. You wi...

    Hannah Busekrus  
    Aug. 31-Aug. 31
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    Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_hannasaurausrex_01_web
  • Beginner Crochet / Amigurumi • 142W65

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $160 / Room 101 / Sat 9am-2pm / Aug 23-30 Learn how to crochet your own amigurumi (small stuffed animal) with Hanasaurusrex! The basic stitches and techniques used to create crochet amigurumi are the same used to create blankets, hats, scarves and garments. Beginners lear...

    Hannah Busekrus  
    Aug. 23-Aug. 30
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  • Basic Wet Felting: Creating a Beret • 142W69

    Workshop / 1 session / $45 / Rm 101 / Sat 10am–2:30pm / May 24 Learn how to make and finish a beret in one session! Lay strands of wool evenly and felt it with soapy water—this basic technique can also be used to create sculpture and utility items. Bring: five kitchen sponges, paper ...

    Keiko Hatano  
    May. 24-May. 24
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    Sat 10am-2:30pm Past_exhib_khatano_01_web
  • Basic Wet Felting: Creating a Beret • 142W70

    Workshop / 1 session / $45 / Rm 101 / Sat 10am–2:30pm / Jun 28 Learn how to make and finish a beret in one session! Lay strands of wool evenly and felt it with soapy water—this basic technique can also be used to create sculpture and utility items. Bring: five kitchen sponges, paper ...

    Keiko Hatano  
    Jun. 28-Jun. 28
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    Sat 10am-2:30pm Past_exhib_khatano_01_web
  • Basic Wet Felting: Creating a Beret • 142W71

    Workshop / 1 session / $45 / Rm 101 / Sat 10am–2:30pm / Jul 26 Learn how to make and finish a beret in one session! Lay strands of wool evenly and felt it with soapy water—this basic technique can also be used to create sculpture and utility items. Bring: five kitchen sponges, paper ...

    Keiko Hatano  
    Jul. 26-Jul. 26
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    Sat 10am-2:30pm Past_exhib_khatano_01_web
  • Needle Felting • 142A63

    Class / 14 sessions / $280 / Rm 202 / Wed 6–9pm / May 21-Aug 20 Explore the artistic potential of needle–felted wool. Instruction includes techniques for creating detailed freestanding sculptures from wool with an emphasis on animal statuettes. Bring reference images of your favorite...

    Wendy Kamai  
    May. 21-Aug. 20
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_wkamai_01_web
  • Beginner Crochet / Amigurumi • 142W66

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $160 / Room 101 / Mon 4pm–9pm / Aug 18-25 Learn how to crochet your own amigurumi (small stuffed animal) with Hanasaurusrex! The basic stitches and techniques used to create crochet amigurumi are the same used to create blankets, hats, scarves and garments. Beginner...

    Hannah Busekrus  
    Aug. 18-Aug. 25
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  • Mastering Peyote Stitch • 142A62

    Class / 14 sessions / $235 / Room 202 / Tue 6-9pm / May 20-Aug 12 *no class Jun 3, field trip to be arranged Explore peyote stitch used in bead weaving. Topics include: getting started, reading patterns, jewelry making and advanced techniques. Students work at their own pace and choose projects...

    Carrie Johnson  
    May. 20-Aug. 12
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_cjohnson_01_web
  • Contemplative Origami • 141W98

    Workshop / 1 session / $25 / Room 101 / Sat 10am–noon / May 3 This class uses a simple modular origami design to make beautiful mandala cards that can be used for many occasions. Emphasis is on the meditative aspects of folding and color combinations. Make and leave with as many cards as y...

    Lynn Young  
    May. 3-May. 3
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  • We Be Weave • 142A64

    Class / 43 session / $250 / Room 202 / Mon-Thu 1-5pm / May 5-Jun 5 and Jul 21-Aug 28 Experienced teachers provide individualized coaching for a community of weavers with physical or intellectual disabilities. Students learn how to weave on Saori looms. Curriculum designed to instill self&nda...

    Wendy Kamai  
    May. 5-Aug. 28
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