Textiles + Fiber

  • Independent Weaving

    Workshop / 14 sessions / $150 / Room 101 / Tue 6–9pm / May 19–Aug 18 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 supply fee paid to instructor IMAGE BY ...

    Carol Lerseth  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_independentweave_clerseth
  • Straight Lines, Smooth Curves: Sashiko Workshop • 152W80

    Workshop / 1 sessions / $40 / Room 101 / Sun 9am-noon / Aug 30 Learn advanced techniques to refine your sashiko stitching without using a pattern.  June will share her secrets.  Bring a project or purchase supplies.  For students with prior sashiko experie...

    June Hirano  
    Aug. 30-Aug. 30
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    Sun 9am-noon Past_exhib_sashiko_beg
  • Beginning Wet Felting • 152W73

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $160 / Room 101 / Sat 9am–noon / Jul 11–Aug 15 Loose fibers plus soap and hot water magically make a non-woven cloth called felt. This workshop explores basic techniques of laying and wetting wool to felting, fulling and shaping it to make simple and sati...

    Adella Buss  
    Jul. 11-Aug. 15
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    Sat 9am-noon Past_exhib_wetfelting_students_01
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making • 152W78

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 101 / Mon 6–9pm / Aug 24 Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. In this introductory workshop, learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Aug. 24-Aug. 24
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_kapa_delani_tanahy
  • Needle Felting • 152A74

    Workshop / 14 sessions / $280 / Room 202 / Wed 6–9pm / May 20–Aug 19 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 you...

    Wendy Kamai  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_needlefelt_wkamai
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making• 152W77

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 101 / Mon 6–9pm / Jul 20 Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. In this introductory workshop, learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Jul. 20-Jul. 20
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    Mon 6–9pm Past_exhib_kapa_delani_tanahy
  • Sashiko Stitching Workshop • 152W79

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $60 / Room 101 / Sun 9am-noon / Aug 9-16 This simple Japanese running stitch was traditionally used to stitch together indigo fabric scraps with elaborate patterns of tortoise shells or clouds. Students stitch traditional patterns and apply the technique to...

    June Hirano  
    Aug. 9-Aug. 16
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    Sun 9am-noon Past_exhib_sashiko_adv
  • Shibori and Indigo Dyeing • 152A72

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $110 / Annex / Sat 10am–1pm / Aug 1–22 This class combines classical and innovative modern methods of tie-dye with the magical qualities of indigo dye. Basics of traditional and contemporary styles and techniques are covered. Sampling and experimentation are e...

    Gail Toma  
    Aug. 1-Aug. 22
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    Sat 10am-1pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making • 152W75

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 101 / Mon 6–9pm / May 25 Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. In this introductory workshop, learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    May. 25-May. 25
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making • 152W76

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 101 / Mon 6–9pm / Jun 22 Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. In this introductory workshop, learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Jun. 22-Jun. 22
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_kapa_delani_tanahy