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September 2018

Mark-Making with thickened dyes with Carolyn Abbott

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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$65.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Mark-Making with thickened dyes with Carolyn Abbott Thickened Procion Fiber reactive dyes can be used for painting, stamping, monoprinting, scraping, silk screening, and drawing on fabric. Create your own fabrics to cut up for quilt-making, for whole cloth quilting, or as art cloth. In this class we will explore easy ways to apply thickened dyes to fabric using simple tools and silk screens. Students should bring rubber gloves, and wear an apron or old clothes . Students may…

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Backstrap Loom and Weaving Class

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, 24 N Main Avenue
New York Mills, MN 56567 United States
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$10.00

(New York Mills, MN) - Backstrap Loom and Weaving Class with Bruce Engebretson Sign up now for this weaving class with master weaver Bruce Engebretson. Bruce will show the participants the process to make a simple backstrap loom. This traditional weaving style has been in use for centuries. All materials will be provided. Workshop cost is $10 for adults $5 for students ages 10 to 18. (students 10 to 13 should be accompanied by an adult). Class is limited to 8…

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Color Wheel Make and Take Class

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$30.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Color Wheel Make and Take Class Learn the basics of color theory by playing with gorgeous hand dyed fabric. Karla uses the color wheel when formulating the dye recipes to create the gradations of color that Cherrywood has become famous for. Students will complete a small design suitable for framing or making into a pillow. No sewing experience necessary. Limited amount of kits will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Eco Print Workshop – Instructor Gina Studelska

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Shore Academy of the Arts, 1111 Broad St
Grafton, WI 53024 United States
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(Grafton, WI ) -- Eco Print Workshop - Instructor Gina Studelska Eco Printing is contact printing plants onto fabric. This workshop is for anyone that is interested in learning this interesting and creative textile technique using leaves from your garden and/or local florist. You will learn the tools, safety, equipment and bundling techniques that will get you started in this exciting media. Each student will create two 14" X 70" silk scarves using two different processing techniques. Gina will email students with a…

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Sleepy Baby Mouse Needle-Felting Workshop

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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$25.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Needle-felting workshop - sleepy baby mouse Participants will make a sweet sleepy mouse in this needle-felting workshop with Lisa Jordan. Using a specially-barbed needle and fluffy wool, students will create a small sculptural piece using the needle-felting method. Lisa Jordan has been needle-felting since 2006 and teaches frequently in the Lakes area. Her work can be found on her blog at www.lilfishstudios.com  

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Make a Spirit Doll at Crossing Art Alliance

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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$25.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Make a Spirit Doll at Crossing Art Alliance In this 2 hour workshop, participants will create a Spirit Doll using twigs and a variety of fabrics, fibers, and trims. Spirit Dolls serve as messengers to us, from ourselves – providing the exact message(s) we need to hear, at the exact moment we need to hear them. A variety of materials will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring along strips of fabric or fibers that they find…

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Tapestry Woven Faces Workshop with Ruth Manning

September 28 - September 30
Lost Art Fiber and Textile, 519 Wisconsin Ave
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
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$150.00

(Waukesha, WI) -- Tapestry Woven Faces Workshop with Ruth Manning Enjoy learning to construct a woven face using tapestry technique; once you begin weaving it may remind you of someone you know. We will focus on a few key elements that play a part in creating expression such as choice of weft, use of the slit, and shape making using “hills and valleys”. The instructor will be providing a wide range of wefts for use in the weaving, but you may…

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Alpaca Farm Days at Lake Koshkonong Fiber & Livestock

September 29 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 4:00 pm
Lake Koshkonong Fiber & Livestock Farm, W9626 State Road 106
Edgerton, WI 53534
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Free

(Edgerton, WI) -- Alpaca Farm Days at Lake Koshkonong Fiber & Livestock LLC Join us the last weekend in September as alpaca farms across North America open their gates to the public. Experience alpacas up close • Feel the alpaca fleece • Tour the farm • View live demonstrations • Learn about raising and breeding alpaca • Shop for alpaca products • Enjoy a fun-filled day for the entire family! While you're visiting the Thomas Family Farm: Tour the farm Take a selfie with an alpaca or…

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October 2018

All Fiber Art Retreat

October 5 - October 7
Rowley’s Bay Resort, 1041 County Road ZZ
Ellison Bay, Wisconsin 54210
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(Ellison Bay, WI) -- All Fiber Art Retreat Classes, Vendors, Music, Massage Therapy, Yoga, Door Prizes, Demonstrations, Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Crochet and much more! Vendors to include: Interlacements Yarns, Susan’s Fiber Shop, Ogle Designs, Happy Satyr, Hello Purl, and Hidden Valley Woolen Mill. Schedule of Events at Rowley's Bay Resort: Friday 3pm to 5 pm 'Meet and Greet', vendors not open, still setting up. Friday night Fish Boil, reservations to be made thru the resort. Call 1-920-854-2385 ask for Jewel. Yoga 8…

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Club Indigo with Jen Falkowski

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2018

The Electric Needle, 4281 West Beltline Hwy
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
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(Madison, WI) -- Club Indigo with Jen Falkowski If you have ever taken a dye class with Jennifer Falkowski you are welcome to join Club Indigo. Jennifer will open up her indigo vats on the first Sunday of every month in the dye studio at the Electric Needle from 11 am to 3 pm. This is NOT a class. Jennifer will be dyeing but will be happy as always to give you her advice. If you want to work in shibori…

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Workshop: Creating the Illusion of Depth on a Two-dimensional Plane

October 8 - October 12
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$525.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Workshop: Creating the Illusion of Depth on a Two-dimensional Plane This is a 5 day, 40 hours, intensive course. This technique workshop uses mixed media materials along with fabric to create the illusion of depth in a two-dimensional plane; in our case, a quilt. Through use of these materials along with principles of design, students will create small studies using these techniques. Specifically, overlapping, placement, size, value, and focus, will be areas of concentration using the collage approach. Students…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration at NCSML

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2018

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Point SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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Hooked Fish Stringer Class

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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$45.00

(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Hooked Fish Stringer Class Join us for this new monthly class! Monthly Native fish hooking pattern with specially dyed wool. Rug hook some trophy fish! Can’t wait to dye some wonderful wool for you to form a trophy of a stinger. This class runs each month January through December, 2018. Future dates:  Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug 9, Sept. 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13. Great group to join!!  $45 includes monthly pattern and wool.

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Embroidery Club at The Electric Needle

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 18, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 18, 2018

The Electric Needle, 4281 West Beltline Hwy
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
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$20.00

(Madison, WI ) -- Embroidery Club at The Electric Needle Join us once a month ( Third Tuesday of the Month) for a hands on class featuring some of the wonderful things that can be done on an embroidery machine. This class is open to any current embroidery machine owner or anyone interested in trying an embroidery machine. Each class will highlight a technique, include written instructions and an embroidery design. June- curling iron caddy A kit is available from…

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Beginning and Overshot Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on September 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:30am

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$120.00
weaving class at WMQFA

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Beginning and Overshot Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey Beginning Class "Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving: Not Your Grandmother's Rag Rugs!" 2018 Dates all 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. Thursday, July 19, 2018 - This Class is Full Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Thursday, September 13, 2018 Thursday, October 25, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 Beginning Class Description:  Catherine will help you to complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to…

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November 2018

Free Range/Improvisational Knitting Workshop

November 3
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$100.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Free Range/Improvisational Knitting Workshop For many knitters there comes a time when they desire to create their own designs and patterns rather than following those of other people. At the same time they may not wish to deal with the complexities of designing sweaters or other types of clothing that requires focused attention of measuring and counting.  A solution to this dilemma is learning to create knit scarves and shawls by combining colors, textures, and stitches of various…

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Weaving Nature Workshop with Gina Studelska

November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Ave
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$54.00

(Cedarburg, WI) - Weaving Nature Workshop with Gina Studelska Gina shares with us the art of embracing and “weaving” elements of nature into a personal piece of art. There will be demonstration and various examples for your inspiration and you’ll receive individual attention and instruction as you create your own unique weaving stretched permanently onto a canvas. Most supplies are included but students are asked to bring a yarn needle and meaningful natural elements they find or have collected over time…

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January 2019

INTRODUCTION TO OVERSHOT with Hopewell Weaving

January 26, 2019 - January 27, 2019
Hopewell Weaving, 227 Illini Dr.
Hopewell, IL 61565
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$90.00

(Hopewell, IL) -- INTRODUCTION TO OVERSHOT Overshot is one of the most beautiful and picturesque weaves. From classic to contemporary there is a limitless number of patterns, colors and variations possible. ellYou will learn about the structure of Overshot and how to vary the treadling to get the look you want This workshop is appropriate for beginning and intermediate level weavers. Looms will be warped and ready to weave.

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March 2019

WEAVING STRAPS AND BANDS with Hopewell Weaving

March 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Hopewell Weaving, 227 Illini Dr.
Hopewell, IL 61565
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$103.50

(Hopewell, IL) -- WEAVING STRAPS AND BANDS Straps and bands are used for many accessories including handles on purses, straps for musical instruments, and trim on clothing. Using a 4-harness loom allows the weaver to make complex, colorful weaves. Friday 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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