Textile Classes for Adults






Discover Kumihimo! – 1 Day Workshop

A-500 – On 9/25/16 - Register
1 Sunday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 101
Instructor: Kathy Krisher
Learn the art of Japanese braiding….Kumihimo.  In this beginners class Students will learn variations of basic braids, and will create each of the following projects:  a Key fob, a bracelet, and a necklace. Your supplies kit will be a Kumihimo braiding disk and a variety of braiding cords. 

* $30 worth of materials included in class cost 
Cost: $70 (Cost for Members: $56)


Nuno Felted Scarf Workshop

 

 

 

 




Nuno Felted Scarf – 1 Day Workshop
A-501 – On 10/23/16 - Register
Sunday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 101
Instructor: Kathy Krisher
Make a beautiful scarf for yourself while learning the art of nuno felting!  In this technique soft merino wool fibers are fused to a fine silk gauze base.  The resulting fabric is lightweight and flexible, with limitless possibilities for combining transparency, texture and layering of luxury fibers.  Projects progress in three steps from learning how wool felts with a sample wool felt piece, to learning how to fuse wool onto a silk sample, to the finished nuno silk scarf.  No prior experience is needed; appropriate for ages 13 and up.   

* $30 worth of materials included in class cost 
Cost: $70 (Cost for Members: $56)


Felted Vessels – 1 Day Workshop
A-502 – On 1/15/17 - Register
1 Sunday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 101
Instructor: Kathy Krisher
Make a felted bowl!  Learn the technique of wet felting using a resist while making a beautiful felted, three dimensional, vessel.  You will use wool fibers to create the finished bowl with no sewing, or knitting or crocheting!  Silk fibers, fabric and yarns will be used to add surface dimension and texture.  Prior felting experience helpful, but not required.

* $30 worth of materials included in class cost 
Cost: $70 (Cost for Members: $56)




Discover Shibori– 1 Day Workshop
A-503 – On 3/19/17 - Register
1 Sunday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 101
Instructor: Kathy Krisher
Shibori is the traditional Japanese art of tying, folding, or pleating fabric, then dying it to produce a unique color and texture on the fabric.  Shibori offers a surprising array of binding methods for a “resist”.  We will explore some of these techniques, including wrapping, stitching, clamping, binding, folding, twisting and turning the fabric around a resist.  Throughout the day, students will have the opportunity to produce a series of experimental samples exploring a variety of ways to manipulate the fabric, dye it, and heat-set it.  Students will then have the opportunity to create a silk scarf using the technique of their choice.

* $30 worth of materials included in class cost 
Cost: $70 (Cost for Members: $56)




Felt and Beaded Jewelry "Mother's Day Special” – 1 Day Workshop

A-504 – On 5/7/17 - Register
1 Sunday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 101
Instructor: Kathy Krisher
Art to wear!  In this beginners workshop learn how to transform loose wool fiber, silk threads and yarns, into beautiful beads and baubles.  You will learn flat felt with inclusions, making multi-colored beads, plus felt cords.  And then learn how to put them all together to create beautiful, contemporary felt jewelry, such as necklaces, bracelets, cuffs, and pins. 

* $30 worth of materials included in class cost 
Cost: $70 (Cost for Members: $56)




Discover Shibori– 1 Day Workshop

A-505 – On 7/9/17 - Register
1 Sunday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Room 101
Instructor: Kathy Krisher
Shibori is the traditional Japanese art of tying, folding, or pleating fabric, then dying it to produce a unique color and texture on the fabric.  Shibori offers a surprising array of binding methods for a “resist”.  We will explore some of these techniques, including wrapping, stitching, clamping, binding, folding, twisting and turning the fabric around a resist.  Throughout the day, students will have the opportunity to produce a series of experimental samples exploring a variety of ways to manipulate the fabric, dye it, and heat-set it.  Students will then have the opportunity to create a silk scarf using the technique of their choice.

* $30 worth of materials included in class cost
Cost: $70 (Cost for Members: $56)