DECORATIVE & FIBER ARTS


ADULT

Printing on Fabric

If you love the look of printed textiles and want to embellish your home decor or apparel accessories, this five-week class will get you jump started. We begin with a materials overview and inspirational slide show and then we will create a new project each week using block carving, thermofax screen printing, and computer digital transfer techniques. Materials list online at
www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mimi Foord
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$112:  5 classes        $15 supply fee due at first class

Class 25574     Fri           7:00pm-9:30pm               6/27-8/1

No class 7/4

 

 ADULT

NEW | Weaving Workshop (2-Day)

Using instructor’s speed technique of warping, this in-depth weekend workshop is designed for the beginning weaver to explore the use of the loom, learning how to create a web of color and texture called cloth. Each student will warp a loom and weave a sampler project, reading pattern drafts, weaving different styles, and learning finishing techniques. Beginners and those wishing to further improve their warping skills are welcomed. Yarns and looms are provided. Directions to location on materials list. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Lou Grantham
LOCATION  San Francisco Fiber Studio

$143:  2 classes        $28 supply fee due at first class

Class 25646     Sat-Sun   9:30am-4:30pm               6/28-6/29

 

 ADULT

NEW | 3-Day Surface Design Workshop

This workshop offers the unique advantage of working in a fully equipped textile print studio. Explore direct applications, using fiber reactive dyes on cotton. Learn to layer color with resist methods. The first day is devoted to learning basic skills and techniques, and the second/third days for experimentation and play. A Thermofax machine for screen printing images will be available for use. No previous experience necessary. Great exploratory class for art-quilt makers, both beginning and advanced! Directions to location on materials list. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Wells
LOCATION  Material Grace Textile Studio

$191:  3 classes       
$75 supply/equipment fee due at first class

Class 25576     Fri-Sun     9:30am-4:30pm               7/4-7/6

 

 ADULT

NEW | Natural Dye-Comprehensive

Many elements make a difference in natural dyes, including mordant, dye pot, water pH, time of year and where it is gathered. The morning will be spent preparing yarn for dyeing and the dye recipes for the dye material brought in by each student. The afternoon will be spent dyeing and over-dyeing our skeins of yarn giving you a palate of beautiful harmonious color for your next weaving or knitting project. Sign up early so you have time to gather dye material.

INSTRUCTOR:  Lou Grantham
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$104:  1 class            $15 supply fee due at class

Class 25573     Sun         9:00am-4:30pm               6/22

 

 ADULT

NEW | Round Reed Baskets

Beginning and intermediate students welcomed. Learn skills needed for making a round reed basket for decoration or everyday use. Use round reeds and/or materials from nature to design and complete a small to medium size basket. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karrie Dunham
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$65:  1 class                                                    $15 supply fee due at class

Class 25575     Sat          9:30am-3:30pm               7/12

 

 ADULT

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving Workshop-I

The rigid heddle loom is a very portable, inexpensive, and elegantly simple tool for weaving. The Cricket Loom is a small rigid heddle loom that is ideal for knitters who want to use up leftover yarns, for spinners with yarn to spare, and for those just wanting to give weaving a try. Learn how to warp using the direct warping peg method and to weave a scarf using a variety of yarns. Returning students are encouraged. Bring a lunch. Bring your own yarn or pay a supply fee of $15. Loom may be rented for $5 or bring your own. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Reba Siero
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$66:  1 class

Class 25569     Sun         9:30am-4:30pm               7/13

 

 ADULT

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving Workshop-II

Not only is the rigid heddle loom very portable and easy to use, it is very versatile. Think of the many beautiful indigenous pattern weavings of Latin American and Southeast Asia, which are made on looms similar to the rigid heddle loom. You will have an opportunity to explore a range of lace and patterned weaves such as leno lace, Spanish medallion and pick up patterns. Bring a lunch. Bring your own yarn or pay a supply fee of $15. Loom may be rented for $5 or bring your own warped rigid heddle loom.  Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Reba Siero
LOCATION  Studio H, Heather Farm

$66:  1 class

Class 25570     Sun         9:30am-4:30pm               7/20