#103 Continuous Strand Weaving by Bex Oliger, Wednesday & Thursday 9 am to 4 pm
103  Bex Oliger--Continuous Strand Weaving (CSW) 2-Day ClassExperience:  No weaving experience neededWorkshop Description:  Complete a large triangular shawl, a throw blanket or pillow, or a rectangular scarf using the magical Continuous Strand Weaving Method on our large, adjustable triangle, rectangle...
$200.00
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#104 Spinning with Silk Hankies by Amy Tyler, Wednesday 9 am to 4 pm
#104 Amy Tyler – Spinning with Silk Hankies Skill level:  Intermediate spinning skills Workshop Description: Silk hankies are a “mawata” silk that consist of very thin layers of silk squares. We will learn strategies for preparing these hankies for spinning,...
$100.00
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#105 Better Understanding Weaving Drafts by Joan Sheridan, Wednesday 9 am to 4 pm
105  Joan Sheridan—Better Understanding Weaving DraftsExperience:  Students should have a rudimentary understanding of how a weaving draft works.Workshop Description:  Kick up your weaving a notch by spending a day working with weaving drafts, including making your own name draft.  Move...
$100.00
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#205 Spinning Goat Fibers by Amy Tyler, Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
#205  Amy Tyler – Spinning Goat Fibers   Skill level: Intermediate spinning skills Workshop Description: Baby goats are cute, right? But the fibers they can produce are fabulous: Mohair! Cashmere! Pygora! From long & lustrous to short & soft, goat fibers...
$100.00
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#221 Let’s Make Batts by Nellie DeVault, Thursday 9 am - noon
Skill level:  Intermediate. Workshop Description:  “Begin at the beginning and carry on until you come to the end.”  In this case, we will start at the beginning, making lovely carded batts with one fiber.  But there is no end!  From...
$50.00
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#222 Bookmark Weaving Loom by Ruthanne Morningstar, Thursday 9 am to noon
120  Ruthanne Morningstar-- Bookmark Weaving LoomExperience:  All LevelsWorkshop Description:  Handwoven Bookmarks are great gifts and making them is a great way to pass the time while waiting for appointments or riding in the car.   Participants should bring:  N/AHomework:  NoneMaterial Fee:...
$50.00
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#230 Easy Dye Silk Scarves by M. Theresa Brown, Thursday 1 pm to 4 pm
230 M. Theresa Brown--Easy Dye Silk ScarvesExperience:  All levelsWorkshop Description:  Create beautiful abstract designs on silk scarves. No need to steam or heat set with the specially formulated, safe dyes. You’ll leave with 2 ready to wear pure silk scarves...
$50.00
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#232 Fun with Silk Cocoons (Making Mawatas) by Esther Peregrine, Thursday 1 pm - 4 pm
232  Esther Peregrine--Fun with Silk Cocoons (Making Mawatas)Experience:  BeginnerWorkshop Description:  Have you ever seen silk cocoons and wondered how they become fluffy layers of fiber called mawatas, also known as hankies and caps?  Learn how to soften and spread Bombyx...
$50.00
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#233 Blending Start to Finish by Nelly DeVault, Thursday 1 pm - 4 pm
#233 Nelly DeVault – Blending Start to Finish Skill level:  Intermediate. Workshop Description:  Did you know that you can blend from the beginning of  fiber preparation all the way to blending while knitting?  From creating ombre effects with a multi-colored...
$50.00
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#301 Shibori with Style by Heidi Bukoski, Friday 9 am to 4 pm
301  Heidi Bukoski—Shibori with StyleExperience:  BeginnerWorkshop Description:  This class will use traditional Japanese Shibori techniques to create a gorgeous tunic style top.   Students will start by interpreting their desired design, be it geometric, botanical or critter based, using Shibori stitching...
$100.00
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#302 Sculpt Your Own Bearded Gnome by Tina Etter, Friday 9 am - 4 pm
#302  Tina Etter – Sculpt Your Own Bearded Gnome    Skill Level:  Confident beginner and up Workshop Description:  Students will create an original 3d gnome with a beard of natural locks, standing approximately 12" tall.  You will learn how to...
$100.00
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#303 Intro to Silk Reeling by Esther Peregrine, Friday 9 am to 4 pm
303 Esther Peregrine-- Intro to Silk ReelingExperience:  BeginnerWorkshop Description:  Follow in the footsteps of Empress Hsi Ling Shi, credited with the discovery of silk, and learn the ancient art of reeling silk cocoons!  Use traditional Japanese zakuri reels and learn...
$100.00
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#304 Warping and Weaving with Ease by Joan Sheridan, 9 am to Friday4 pm
205  Joan Sheridan--Warping and Weaving with EaseExperience:  Beginning multi-shaft weaverWorkshop Description:  Dressing the loom is critical to making weaving pleasant.  Imagine being able to warp all by yourself having fewer broken threads, better selvedges, no aching back, and less loom...
$100.00
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#305 Simple Dyeing from the Michigan Garden by Katja Szarafinski, Friday 9 am to 4 pm
307  Katja  Szarafinski-- Simple Dyeing from the Michigan Garden Experience:  Beginner Workshop Description:  Learn how to gather your garden splendor into fiber with simple nontoxic methods.  Achieve true blue with an ice water indigo dye bath; boil fresh dahlia flowers...
$100.00
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#322 Try Before You Buy-Fiber Tools by Jana Rolston, Friday 9am to noon
322  Jana Rolston--Try Before You Buy-Fiber ToolsExperience:  Beginner to ExpertWorkshop Description: Have you ever been interesting in trying out some of those fancy fiber processing tools before you make the commitment to buy?  Students will have an opportunity to try...
$50.00
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#323 Variations on Long Draw: Creating Woolen Yarns by Amy Tyler, Friday 9am - noon
#323 Amy Tyler – Variations on Long Draw: Creating Woolen Yarns Skill level: Intermediate spinning skills Workshop Description: “Long draw” spinning techniques are often used to create “woolen” yarns – yarns that are airy, lofty, soft and warm! We will...
$50.00
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#330 Spin And Ply with Tibetan Spindle by Teresa Goatey, Friday 1 pm to 4 pm
330  Teresa Goatey -- Spin and Ply with Tibetan SpindleExperience:  BeginnerWorkshop Description:  Learn to make a finished 2-ply yarn using a couple of simple tools.  We will spin a single ply yarn on the Tibetan spindle, wind the single into...
$50.00
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#332 Playing with Plying by Jana Rolston, Friday 1 pm - 4 pm
322  Jana Rolston—Playing with Plying Experience:  Intermediate to ExpertWorkshop Description:  Come ply with us!!  We will cover several plying techniques including Navajo/chain plying and bubble crepe.Participants should bring: Functioning spinning wheel for plying, preferably with a large orifice and a...
$50.00
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#333 Variations on Short Draw: Creating Worsted Yarns by Amy Tyler, Friday 1 pm - 4 pm
#333 Amy Tyler – Variations on Short Draw: Creating Worsted Yarns Skill level: Intermediate spinning skills Workshop Description: “Short draw” spinning techniques are typically used to create “worsted” yarns which are smooth and strong. In addition to covering variations on...
$50.00
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#334 Carding: Perfect Prep by Julie Benac, Friday 1 pm - 4 pm
Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate Workshop Description: Learn how to prepare and blend fiber for all types of spinning and felting, using hand cards, manual, and electric drum carders. Students will learn basic fiber preparation for carding, the importance of TPI, and...
$50.00
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#400 Eco-printing in Color on Silk & Wool by M. Theresa Brown, Saturday 9 am to 4 pm
400 M. Theresa Brown  Eco-printing in Color on Silk & Wool Experience:  Intermediate- student should already know the basics of eco-printingWorkshop Description:  An advanced class for intermediate to experienced Eco-printers. Students will learn how to add dyes to create color in...
$100.00
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#402 Intro to Art Yarn by Jana Rolston, Saturday 9 am to 4 pm
402 Jana Rolston Intro to Art YarnExperience:  Intermediate to ExpertWorkshop Description: Beehives, coils and thick n’ thin!  Come and spin the art yarn of your dreams!  Create fun and functional art yarn with techniques for single-ply and variations on creative...
$100.00
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#403 Beginning Spinning on a Wheel by Amy Tyler, Saturday 9am - 4pm
#403 Amy Tyler – Beginning Spinning on a Wheel Skill level: Beginner Workshop Description: In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the marvelous craft of spinning yarn on a spinning wheel. We will cover the parts and workings of...
$100.00
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#404 Ultra Violet: A Natural Dye Study by Megan Williams, Saturday 9 am to 4 pm
#404 Megan Williams -- Ultra Violet: A Natural Dye StudyExperience:  Beginner to AdvancedWorkshop Description:  We’ll be exploring the magic of achieving natural purples from barks, bugs and roots. Come prepared to learn how to set up natural dye pots, dye with...
$100.00
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#420 Dreaded Neck Warmer: A Unique Felted Cowl by Nicole Gillies, Saturday 9 am to noon
420  Nicole Gillies—Dreaded Neck Warmer by Nicole Gillies: A Unique Felted CowlExperience:  All levelsWorkshop Description:  Make a gorgeous three-dimensional felted wool cowl that is truly a wearable work of art. Participants will learn how to make a custom cowl with...
$50.00
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#430 Felt Flower Bouguet by Nicole Gillies, Saturday 1pm to 4pm
430  Nicole Gillies-- Felt Flower BouquetExperience:  All levelsWorkshop Description:  Felt flowers are a beautiful and versatile alternative to the real thing.  No watering necessary.  Participants will make 3-4 large felt flowers elegant enough to be a centerpiece in any home.Participants...
$50.00
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SOLD OUT !! 200 Overshot Doubleweave by Barb Gallagher, Thursday 9 am to 4 pm
202  Barb Gallagher--Overshot Doubleweave on 4 shaftsExperience:  Suitable for anyone that can warp their loom and thread from a draft. Rigid Heddle Loom Weavers can learn doubleweave on their looms.Workshop Description:  Sounds crazy!  But if you don’t like the floats in...
$100.00
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SOLD OUT !!#234 Woven Mug Rugs by Ruthanne Morningstar, Thursday 1 pm to 4 pm
234  Ruthanne Morningstar -- Woven Mug Rugs Experience:  All LevelsWorkshop Description:  Nobody ever has enough Mug Rugs.  So, bring your creativity and learn to make something that’s uniquely yours.  Best of all, you get to keep the handmade wooden loom!Participants should...
$50.00
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SOLD OUT #101 Breeds Around the World by Nelly DeVault, Wed 9 am to 4 pm
#105 Nelly DeVault -- Breeds Around the World Skill level:  Intermediate. Workshop Description: For the spinner who is considering processing his or her own fiber.  For the animal lover who wants to know more about the many breeds of sheep. ...
$100.00
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SOLD OUT #201 Extra Large Market Basket by Bev Larson, Thursday 9 am to 4 pm
201  Bev Larson-- Extra Large Market Basket Experience:  All Levels Workshop Description:  This very large market basket will have the traditional techniques we have used in the past but add optional triple twining, four rod wale and a new to...
$100.00
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