Textiles + Fiber

  • Weaving • 161A91

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 101 / Tue 6–9pm / Jan 26–May 3  No class Mar 22 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. Pat Steinhoff, wit...

    Liz Train  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Basketry • 161A90

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 101 / Fri 9am–noon / Jan 29–May 6  No class Mar 25 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 num...

    Gail Toma  
    Jan. 29-May. 6
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    Fri 9am-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Ohe Kapala Basics • 161W103

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Feb 8 Learn the basics of designing, carving and printing with the Hawaiian ‘ohe kapala, or carved bamboo stamp. Possibly influenced in part by the finely designed patterns in modern cloth, Hawaiian kapa makers began ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Feb. 8-Feb. 8
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    Mon 6–9pm Past_exhib_dtanahy_kapala_01
  • Lauhala • 161W95

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $130 (includes supply kit) / Room 202 / Sun 10am–1pm / Jan 31–Mar 6 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 lea...

    Wendy Kamai  
    Jan. 31-Mar. 6
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_wendykamai_02_466x300
  • Ohe Kapala Basics • 161W104

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Mar 14 Learn the basics of designing, carving and printing with the Hawaiian ‘ohe kapala, or carved bamboo stamp. Possibly influenced in part by the finely designed patterns in modern cloth, Hawaiian kapa makers began...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Mar. 14-Mar. 14
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    Mon 6–9pm Past_exhib_dtanahy_kapala_01
  • Beginning Wet Felting • 161W94

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $160 / Room 101 / Mon 9–noon / April 11–May 16  Loose fibers plus soap and hot water magically make a non-woven cloth called felt. This workshop will explore basic techniques of laying and wetting wool to felting, pulling and shaping it to make simple and...

    Adella Buss  
    Apr. 11-May. 16
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_abuss_wetfelt_01
  • Ohe Kapala Basics • 161W105

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Apr 11 Learn the basics of designing, carving and printing with the Hawaiian ‘ohe kapala, or carved bamboo stamp. Possibly influenced in part by the finely designed patterns in modern cloth, Hawaiian kapa makers began...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Apr. 11-Apr. 11
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_dtanahy_kapala_01
  • Ohe Kapala Basics • 161W106

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / May 9 Learn the basics of designing, carving and printing with the Hawaiian ‘ohe kapala, or carved bamboo stamp. Possibly influenced in part by the finely designed patterns in modern cloth, Hawaiian kapa makers began ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    May. 9-May. 9
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_textiles_kapala_153
  • Needle Felting • 161W95

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $130 (includes supply kit) / Room 202 / Sun 10am–1pm / April 3–May 8 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 refe...

    Wendy Kamai  
    Apr. 3-May. 8
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_needlefelt_wkamai
  • Sashiko Stitching • 161W92

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $60 / Room 201 / Sun 9am–noon / Feb 7–14 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 ...

    June Hirano  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 14
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    Sun 9am-noon Past_exhib_textiles_sashiko_153
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making: An Introduction • 161W99

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Feb 1 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 too...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Feb. 1-Feb. 1
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    Mon 6–9pm Past_exhib_dtanahy_01
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making: An Introduction • 161W100

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Mar 7 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 too...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Mar. 7-Mar. 7
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_textiles_kapa_153
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making: An Introduction • 161W101

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Apr 4 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 too...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Apr. 4-Apr. 4
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_dtanahy_01_web
  • Surface Design on Fabric • 161W93

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $180 / Room 101 / Mon 9am–noon / Jan 25–Feb 29  Explore a wide range of techniques for creating complex cloth. Techniques include dyeing, painting, monoprinting, sun printing, discharge, stamping with found objects and carving your own stamps and ste...

    Liz Train  
    Jan. 25-Feb. 29
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_ltrain_surfacedesign_01
  • We Be Weave

    Class / 68 sessions / $450 / Room 202 / Mon–Thu 1–5pm / Jan 25–May 26  No class Mar 21–24 Experienced teachers provide individualized coaching for a community of weavers with physical or intellectual disabilities. Students learn how to weave on saori looms. Cur...

    Wendy Kamai  
    Jan. 25-May. 26
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    Mon-Thu 1-5pm Past_exhib_webeweave_01_466x300
  • The Arts of Hawaiian Kapa Making: An Introduction • 161W102

    Workshop / 1 session / $60 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / May 2 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 too...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    May. 2-May. 2
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    Mon 6–9pm Past_exhib_kapa_delani_tanahy
  • Spinning • 161W96

    Workshop / 1 session / $15 / Room 101 / Sun 1-4pm / Feb 21 Learn the ancient art of spinning yarn from natural fiber. Experienced spinners will assist you in the use of a drop spindle. Supplies provided. No pre-registration; pay the Spinners at the workshop. ARTWORK BY THE SPINNERS 

    The Spinners  
    Feb. 21-Feb. 21
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_textiles_spinners_153
  • Shibori and Indigo Dyeing • 161W94

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $110 / Annex / Sat 10am–1pm / Feb 6–27 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  
    Feb. 6-Feb. 27
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    Sat 10am-1pm Past_exhib_gtoma_shibori_01