Monday, September 16, 2013

Classes This Week - Felt, Dyeing, and Mixed Media

Felted Autumn Scene: Wednesday, September 18th, 1:30-3pm Fee: $8 includes materials
Instructor: Katie Brousseau

Participants will create beautiful scenes using wool roving with wet and needle felting techniques. Perfect for a family nature table! Ages 5 and up are welcome!

Yarn-Dyeing Basics: Saturday, September 21st, 10am-1pm
Fee: $50 includes all materials
Instructor: Anne Podlesak of Wooly Wonka Fibers

This class will be an introduction to the basic principles of acid-based fiber/yarn dyeing.  The class will cover basic color blending, techniques to apply dye to yarn or fiber, and class participants will get the opportunity to dye their own fingering-weight yarn.  Each participant will receive 2 skeins of yarn to take home with them after experimenting with dyeing during the class time.  (You may also bring unspun fiber with you and can use that as well, as time permits.)   All materials for 2 skeins of yarn, plus dye stuffs and gloves will be provided by the instructor. No prior experience necessary. Class size limited to 4.

Mixed Media Quotation Canvas: Saturday, September 21st, 2-4pm
Instructor: Gloria Brehm
Fee: $25 includes all supplies

Participants will learn a variety of mixed media techniques, customizing colors, media, and quotation. Please come prepared with a quote, saying, or word that you would like to add to your canvas. All skill levels welcome!

To register, please stop on by the shop, call us at (505) 672-2008 or send an email to We appreciate 24 hour class registration notice so we are best able to prepare for our students. Thank you! 

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