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‘Lunch & Punch’ at the Cooperage Punch Needle Studio

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Monthly on the same day until June 10, 2017,

Join Nancee Ariagno for Lunch & Punch at the Cooperage Studio at the Farmhouse Gallery on the second Saturday of every month. Lunch & Punch is a great time to get together and work on punch needle projects, start a new project or learn all about the old European art of punch needle. Nancee, a punch needle artist who designs her own charming patterns, has every type of supply needed for working on this art. Nancee serves a light lunch in…


Barn Quilt Class: A fusion of painting, woodworking and quilting!

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

(Baraboo, WI) Back by 'super-duper' demand! Make your own barn quilt on wood! Maday Delgado, from Free Spirit Sewing and Design, teaches this new-old way to make a quilt block. It's a fusion of painting, woodworking and quilting! 24" square wood base with design prepped ahead of time by Maday with plenty of room for your own style. Everyone will have a design of their choosing and can make it their own with colors and paint. Class Fee: $65 with…


Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 14, 2016

Bobbin Lace making is presented at the Czech Slovak Museum the second Wednesday of each month throughout the year. Come and see a bobbin lace making demonstration by the Doris Southard Lace Guild. They will talk about the history of bobbin lace making and show viewers the intricate techniques of the lovely, beautiful art of bobbin lace making at the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This demonstration goes from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The demonstration is free,…


Bit & Pieces Sari Scarf Workshop

January 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

(Milwaukee, WI) -- Linda Sweek Designs Create your one-of-a-kind scarf! Utilizing water-soluble fabric stabilizer, each participant will create a unique scarf. This will make a beautiful fashion statement.The sari, also spelled saree, is a traditional garment worn across India, with variations between regions. The design and manufacturing process of the silk sari have been perfected over thousands of years and continue to evolve. Today the sari is often produced in bulk in factories, with much of the offcut silk going…

Rug Hooking at Magnolia's

Magnolia’s Creative Rug Hooking Workshop

January 28, 2017 - January 30, 2017

Magnolia's Annual Rug Hooking Retreat! (Hudson, WI) -- This weekend-long rug hooking workshop will focus on creative hooking and stitching techniques to give your rug hooking an extra dimension! You'll learn new finishing options and how to use unique fibers, too! Class fee includes lunches, piece of linen backing, some wool, and project pattern. Come to the Artist's Reception at Magnolia's Friday, January 27th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Class fee is $240. Regrettably, registration is non-refundable. Contact Paulette at…

Hopewell Weaving Workshop: Ready, Set, Warp!

January 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

(Hopewell, IL) -- Hopewell Weaving Workshop: Ready, Set, Warp! Warping a loom is stress free under the guidance of an experienced weaving teacher! Learn how to warp a loom and some of the tricks of the trade. Bring your own loom or use a loom in the studio. This workshop is designed for beginners or for weavers who would like a refresher course in warping. Bring your own loom: Warp your loom and then take it home to weave your project. Jennie…


Heidi Parkes: Improvisational Piecing and Hand quilting

February 3, 2017 - February 5, 2017

(Downsville, WI) -- Join Heidi Parkes for a weekend of piecing and hand quilting. Students will begin by finding an inspiration- a vintage textile, favorite painting, or even a memory. Parkes will share her approach with a trunk show, and then consult with each student as they begin their individual quilt top. On Sunday, students will learn how to hand quilt with thick thread, and head home to finish their quilting. Parkes is a graduate from The School of the…

Grand Marais, MN

Northern Fibers Retreat

February 16, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Northern Fibers Retreat at North House Folk School (Grand Marais, MN) -- This four day event celebrates all manner of fiber arts, featuring seminars and course offerings from long-time North House instructors as well as featured guest Nancy Bush. This year marks our 7th annual Northern Fibers Retreat, a collaboration between the Grand Marais Art Colony, North House Folk School and the Northwoods Fiber Guild. Returning this year are the Show n’ Share and the popular Lunch and Learn series. Also…


Zen Doodle Quilts

February 18, 2017

Zen Doodle Quilts Workshop taught by Laura Wasilowski of Artfabrik Explore the mesmerizing world of Zen Doodling and design an original art quilt at the same time. You’ll soon discover how easy it is to doodle like a Zen master and learn how to convert that drawing into a pattern for your quilt. With an easy pattern transfer process for fused fabric, your drawing quickly becomes a fused art quilt. New fusing tips and tricks are presented to enhance your…

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Hopewell Weaving: Lace Weaving Workshop

March 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017

(Hopewell, IL) -- Hopewell Weaving: Lace Weaving Workshop Lace weaving patterns are some of the most beautiful patterns and make stunning linens and accessories! Learn about how lace is woven on a loom and weave a lovely runner or napkin in spring colors. This workshop is appropriate for beginners or more experienced weavers. The looms will be warped and ready for you to weave samples and patterns. All equipment and yarns are provided. Class Details: Class Fee: $100 Classes are limited…


Lucy Neatby: Knitting Workshop

March 10, 2017 - March 12, 2017

(Downsville, WI) -- Lucy Neatby teaches a 3-day weekend workshop of short row wizardry, dabble in double and tassel, trims and tidbits! Knitting experience level is intermediate to experienced knitters. Lucy is a much beloved knitting instructor who hails from Nova Scotia! Registration Info About Chris Daly at Woodland Ridge Retreat Center: For as long as I can remember sewing has been part of my life. At an early age I used to stay awake from my afternoon naps exploring…


Itajime Shibori Dyeing Workshop With Mary Mendla

March 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend Class Itajime Shibori Dyeing Workshop! Class Description: Students will learn the Japanese technique of Itajime Shibori. Itajime is a folded, blocked, and clamped Shibori technique that creates geometric shapes, textures, and blendings of color. Supplies will be included in the class fee to create up to 3 fabric pieces. Kits, including four multiple shaped blocks (square, circle, triangle, & hexagon) and 1 yard of prepared for dyeing* cotton fabric will be…


Contemporary Mending with Heidi Parkes

March 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend Class Contemporary Mending with Heidi Parkes $30 per person Back by popular demand, Heidi Parkes is offering her mending class as part of the Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend! In this class, you can learn improve your ‘cost-per-wear,’ help the environment, save your beloved garments, and add personal touches too! #VisibleMending will allow you to proudly show your skills, and invisible techniques will gently heal garments back into usefulness. Bring…


Bead Embroidery Class with Jamie Lyn Kara

March 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 pm

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend Class Jamie Lyn Kara Bead Embroidery Workshop Learn to create a textural surface using a needle, thread, and beads! We will cover basic techniques of sewing beads to a flat surface, and then dive in to experimenting with a variety of Japanese glass beads and gemstones. Using the beads as inspiration, we will create a small wearable pendant. Bead embroidery is a versatile skill that can be incorporated in other projects…


Prairie Flower Bead Shop: Zig Zag Bracelet Class

March 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

(Portage, WI) -- Zig Zag Bracelet Class Rita and the crew at Prairie Flower Bead Shop will teach a one-hour beginning bead class called Zig Zag Bracelets. Class Details: Class Fee: $15.00 Class Times: One hour starting at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on March 23, 2017 Class Size: limited to 6 students Please contact Prairie Flower Beads to register for this class. Click to register.


Museum at the Portage: a special exhibit of historical textiles

March 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until March 25, 2017

(Portage, WI) -- A very special exhibit of the museum's collection of historic textiles, clothing, handwork, embellishments and period pieces. The past is illuminated through hundreds of authentic pieces from this unique place at the intersection of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers. Discover the story of Portage as you explore area history and culture shaped by the influences of rivers, native people, early explorers, brickyards, railroads, and local residents. The Museum at the Portage is housed in the Georgian Revival-style home…


Kipp Inglis: Indigo and Shibori Dyeing Class

March 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Daily until March 25, 2017

(Lodi,  WI) -- Kipp Inglis is teaching a two-hour primer on Indigo and Shibori dyeing! During the Threaded Streams Fiber Arts Trail Grand Opening weekend, Kipp is offering three two-hour classes that walk students through the basics of using indigo dye with Shibori wrap techniques. Class Details: Fee: $40 Class Times: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on March 23, 24, 25, 2017 Students work with a silk scarf or a fat quarter of quilting cotton Students will receive written instructions to…


dMarie Knit and Fiber Class: Beaded Wrap Bracelet Class

March 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(Prairie du Sac) -- Anna Verbsky Sagami Beaded Wrap Bracelet Class This class is offered two times on Thursday, March 23, 2016 at dMarie Knit and Fiber. Students will learn skills to make a beaded wrap bracelet. Class Details: Price: $20 + supplies Class Times: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Please contact dMarie to register for this class. Click here to register!


Pine Needle Basketry

March 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(Portage, WI) -- Pine Needle Basketry Workshop Roberta Condon will teach a four hour pine needle basketry workshop. She will provide all materials needed to make a small tradtional pine needle basket. Students will learn the basic methods of coiling and will discuss the ecology of the long leaf pine needle tree and its history in the United States. Class Details: Class Fee: $60.00 Class Time: 4 hours with box supper provided Location: Prairie Flower Beads, downtown Portage Class Size:…


dMarie Knit and Fiber Class: The Art of the Kumihimo

March 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Prairie du Sac, WI) -- The Art of the Kumihimo This class is offered on Friday, March 24, 2016 at DMarie Knit and Fiber. Students will learn kumihimo bead working skills. Class Details: Price: $40 + supplies Class Times: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please contact dMarie to register for this class. Click here to register!


Kool-Aid Dyeing with Briony Jean Foy

March 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

(Prairie du Sac, WI) -- Kool-Aid Dyeing with Briony Jean Fox With a microwave or pot of boiling water you can transform yarn, fabric, or scarves.  Wool and silk take on brilliant, permanent color through a process that is Simple, Safe, and Inexpensive! This programming is part of the Threaded Streams Fiber Arts Trail. Class Info Class and Kit fee: $16 Max Class Size: 16 Click here for registration.


Fibers and Interactions with Briony Jean Foy

March 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

(Prairie du Sac, WI) -- Fibers and Interactions with Briony Jean Foy Learn the differences between natural, man-made and synthetic fibers- how to identify them, finish them properly and use them in combinations with each other.  This is a discussion and slide show with some show-and-tell of actual fabrics.  Bring any yarns or swatches you would like to learn more about.  No experience necessary and can be a good review.  Weavers, Knitters, Crocheters, Spinners, Sewers, are all welcome. Class Info:…


Beads and Buttons with Lisa Binkley

March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

(Prairie du Sac, WI) - Bead & Button Embellishment: Simple to Spectacular with Lisa Binkley In this half-day class students learn a dozen different ways to embellish quilts, garments, and other fiber art using simple buttons and beads together. Students also learn about variations on these 12 techniques so they can go home with many new ideas for how to have fun adding texture and design focal points to their quilts and fiber art. This class is suitable for all levels of stitchery. Class Info:…


Felted Brooches with Embellishments with Briony Jean Foy

March 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Prairie du Sac, WI) - Felted Brooches with Embellishments with Briony Jean Foy With scraps and affordable materials, we’ll create colorful one-of-a-kind brooches and/or embellishments in two and three dimensions.  With “wet” felting and needle-felting techniques we can incorporate almost any materials.  You can’t go wrong and are guaranteed happy results! Class Info: Class & Kit Fee: $45 Kit includes all required materials Max Class Size: 16  This programming is part of the Threaded Streams Fiber Arts Trail. Learn more about…

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