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June 2017

Indigo & Shibori Dyeing Workshop at WMQFA

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Indigo and Shibori Dyeing with Jennifer Falkowski Join Jennifer Falkowski to learn the fundamentals of Japanese Shibori techniques and indigo dyeing.  Shibori means to fold, clamp, stitch or in some way block off fabric to create patterns when the fabric is dyed. You will experiment with a variety of shibori techniques to make beautiful patterns.  Then, you’ll dye your patterned fabric in a plant derived indigo dye vat. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 12pm – 3pm Rain Date: Thursday, June…

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July 2017

Sashiko & Kantha Stitching

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Blue Bar Quilts, 6333 University Ave
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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(Middleton, WI) -- Sashiko & Kantha Stitching Kit included in class price has stabilized fabric, thread and needle. Please bring small scissors or snips and a thimble if you use one. Maday Delgado Lange Artist Statement: I'm a textile art educator, motivational speaker, sustainability graduate student & avid urban gardener living in the Midwest, with a passion for color and making. I draw inspiration from nature's colors to fuel my artwork, informed by my Cuban heritage, with energy and texture. Whenever time allows, you…

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Victoria Findlay Wolfe: The Double Wedding Ring Improv

July 11 - July 15
Woodland Ridge Retreat, E4620 County Road C
Menomonie, WI 54751 United States
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Victoria Findlay Wolfe - The Double Wedding Ring Improv Five Day Workshop July 11th-15th, 2017 Workshop is full: Contact us if you would like to be added to the waitlist Class Description: Improvising on a traditional pattern: Explore the patterns within a traditional double wedding ring quilt. We start by manipulating fabric using several fun and easy techniques from 15 Minutes of Play. We will work on the layout to build your own unique version of a Double Wedding ring…

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Deep Into Indigo Retreat 2017

July 14 - July 16

(Westby, Wisconsin) -- Deep Into Indigo Retreat Join us at a creative indigo dye retreat in Westby, Wisconsin. Located about two hours from Madison WI, you’ll be able to shed the grind of your daily life, and immerse yourself in the study and play of dyeing with indigo. A creative weekend getaway including: All food Beverages Lodging Plus piles of fabric to play with Unlimited access to prepared dye vats And gifts and prizes all for one low price Only…

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Indigo and Clay Resists at Textile Center

July 15 - July 16
Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Indigo and Clay Resists at Textile Center Learn how to make a natural indigo vat using Michel Garcia’s recipe and how to make a clay resist to hand-paint and block-print your designs. Students will have an opportunity to explore indigo dyeing and this ancient technique using a handful of fibers including bamboo, Kona cotton, linen, and silk. Students are encouraged to bring textiles from home and are welcomed to incorporate their own designs into class work. Materials fee $30, payable…

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