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Hexie Lecture and Workshop with Mickey Depre

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - February 24 @ 12:00 pm

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Hexie Lecture and Workshop with Mickey Depre To compliment their hexagonal quilt exhibit, WMQFA is offering a lecture and workshop with author and quilter, Mickey Depre. The interactive lecture is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The workshop is on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. INTERACTIVE LECTURE: "Let's get hexxed!" $20.00 Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7 p.m. An interactive lecture/demo/audience participation event that includes a small trunk show of English Paper…

Hopewell Weaving: Lace Weaving Workshop

March 4 - March 5

(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…

Contemporary Mending with Heidi Parkes

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

(Chicago, IL) -- Contemporary Mending with Heidi Parkes Join us for a day of reflection and recycling. We’ll start with a presentation by the artist about her work and some cultural history behind the practice of visible mending. You'll learn to repair your clothing with confidence with special attention going towards maintaining fit, strength and drape. Bring your favorite garment and you’ll leave with a repaired garment and kit to continue your mending practice at home. Light fare will be…

Piecing as Painting

March 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Piecing as Painting--Five Sunday Sessions March 5 - April 2, 2017 Join Heidi to learn a more painterly approach to your piecing.  A graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Parkes is keenly aware of the contemporary art world, and often looks to the world of painting for inspiration.  Texture, color, concept, abstraction, passion, and materiality can all be explored in both mediums.  Visit an art museum, watch PBS Art 21, or flip through…

‘Lunch & Punch’ at the Cooperage Punch Needle Studio

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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…

Wool Sampler Series 2017

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Wool Sampler Series for 2017! For those of you who enjoyed the Fall University Day class opportunity with Sue Wojciechowski to learn and practice embroidery stitches – we heard you wanted more!  Create (or continue to create) your personal glossary of stitches and embellishments.  In each class you will have the opportunity to learn 3 to 4 embroidery stitches, using them in different ways and directions on wool.  Experience different threads, learn their properties and applications.  Learn…

Lucy Neatby: Knitting Workshop

March 10 - March 12

(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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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…

Pat Bishop Workshop: Abstraction Distraction

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

How to Make Abstract Art with Fabric! (Cedarburg, WI) -- Pat Bishop comes to My Material Matters Quilt Shop for a one day workshop! Renowned quilt maker, Pat Bishop, who is from Shawano, WIsconsin, will teach this full day class. This class teaches some of the basics of abstract design. Exercises will involve experimenting and playing with abstracting your images from photos or magazines. Fusing, no machine required, no sewing in class. Box lunch included in class fee. To register,…

Demystify Design and Composition

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Demystify Design and Composition Class with Gina Studelska How do you know if your ideas will look great when you're done? Understanding the principles and design and composition will help you understand how things should go together. Gina, who has 34 years of art education, will walk you through making a piece by taking design and composition standards into account. You will be doing directed exercises with the goal of using the most successful on a small…

Free Spirit Designs: Open Studio

March 23 @ 10:00 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm

(Baraboo, WI) -- Visit Maday, while not in class, at Ardyth's Sew 'n' Vac in downtown Baraboo during the Fiber Arts Weekend. She's teaching the following classes: http://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/barn-quilt-wood-fusion-painting-woodworking-quilting/ http://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/slow-stitching-workshop-free-spirit-designs/ http://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/simple-patchwork-quilting-free-spirit-designs/

Prairie Flower Bead Shop: Zig Zag Bracelet Class

March 23 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm

(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…

Eco Printing on Paper Workshop with Katherine Hartline

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 25, 2017

(Lodi, WI) -- Eco Printing on Paper Workshop with Katherine Hartline McMahon, Graphic Designer/Textile Artist Learn to create beautiful note cards with flowers and plants (provided). You will receive instructions and materials to create 10 note cards (with envelopes) during the class, plus information to go, so you are able to create more cards your own.  Expect the unexpected, as you may achieve precise imprints with the natural pigments or beautiful, flow-y colors that mimic watercolor art.  Class Details: Classes are offered 3/23, 3/24,…

Kipp Inglis: Indigo and Shibori Dyeing Class

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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(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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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: $25 Max Class Size: 16 Click here to register for this class.  For all the workshops held at River Arts on…

Fibers and Interactions with Briony Jean Foy

March 24 @ 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 @ 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:…

Hand Dyeing Wool Yarn–Saturday Class

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

(Portage, WI) -- Learn how to hand dye yarn! Have you wanted to try to dye your own yarn? Instructor Suzanne Huber will get your started in this three hour workshop. She'll provide all materials to dye 200 yards of merino wool and dyes, and will instruct and show examples of color schemes, techniques of monochromatic, and variegated patterns. Participants will be shown a variety of color effects. Class is 3 hours. Class Details: Price: $45.00 Class times:  Friday 1-4…

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