Workshops


Fibers Workshops
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Nuno Felted Scarf Workshop with Anna Kristina Goransson
Saturday, March 4th, 20179AM-12PM
Star Store Fibers Studio, UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts, 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford
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Combining silk gauze or cotton cheesecloth with merino wool, the students will wet felt gorgeous scarves  that are lightweight and warm. You will design your own scarf (provided) and using soapy water and your arm muscles, felt your scarf. It’s easy, fun, and you’ll have a beautiful scarf to wear.

Limit: 8 people Class Fee: $40  Material fee: $10


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Adult Weaving Workshops
Learn how to weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom and make a scarf, table runner, placemat or hand towel.  Looms and accessory equipment are provided. Participants will provide yarn, preferably worsted weight and not too stretchy or fuzzy.  Acrylic is fine for a first project or Peaches & Cream for an absorbent hand towel.  Class fee is discounted $10 if you bring your own rigid heddle loom.  Please contact instructor Lisa Elliott to check on the appropriateness of your loom or with any questions. Registration and payment required before start of class. Call us at 508-961-3072 or email: [email protected]
 
Two Thursday evenings, March 23 and 30 from 6-9pm
Location: Main Gallery
$120 Members/ $130 Non-Members
 
Saturday, April 1, Weave like a Fool All Day!
9-12 and 1-4pm
Location: Level B Classroom
$120 Members/ $130 Non-Members

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