Winter 2018 Fiber Arts Schedule

Sewing Center Orientation

Tuesday  6 - 6:30                                                    Jan. 16

FBR-0  Carrie Marean-Reardon                            Class Fee: FREE

This class is REQUIRED for all new and returning members who are not registered in a sewing class. Learn how the Craft Center sewing machines operate, as well as what is provided and what you need to furnish. This orientation is for Experienced Machine Sewers, those new to sewing should take FBR- 34.

Pre- registration REQUIRED.


Silkscreen Studio Orientation 

Thursday  6:00-6:30                                            Jan. 18

FBR-1  Brady Chambers                                   Class Fee: FREE

This class is REQUIRED for all new and returning members who are not registered in a silkscreen class, but are familiar with the technique. Get to know what the Craft Center has to offer: silkscreen area, equipment and materials used. Find out the requirements/expectations for use of the facility. Prior experience & Pre-registration REQUIRED. 


T-Shirt Silkscreening

Thursdays  6:30- -9:00                                         Jan. 25 to Feb. 15

FBR-33  Brady Chambers                                   Class Fee: $52 (includes 1 screen & emulsion)

In this 4-week class, learn the various stages of silkscreening to enable you to print t-shirts of your own design. Topics will include design layout, screen preparation, image exposure and printing using a 4 station textile printer. Bring notepad or sketchbook for notes. A perfect class for club members, student group leaders or design majors.


Beginning Sewing 

Mondays  6:30-9:00                                          Jan. 22 to Mar. 12

FBR-34  Carrie Marean- Reardon                   Class Fee: $55

In this 8-week class learn your way around a sewing machine, simple commercial pattern and sewing basics like: seam finishes, hems and more! With these skills under your belt, you will select a simple project of your choosing and work toward completion under the guidance of an experienced sewer. Come away with confidence and skills to go into any fabric store, select a simple pattern, fabric & notions and successfully sew!


Weaving  with Wool 

Wednesdays  6:30-9                                    Jan. 24 to Mar. 14

FBR-35  Kirsten Rana Gunderson             Class Fee: $60

Prior Experience  RequiredOpen to who have taken Beginning Weaving or have woven before. Learn about types of wool, differences in yarns, and the finishing techniques necessary for a beautiful textile that will last. Yarns will be available for purchase from the instructor, or the student can bring their own. Knitting yarns are not ideal for a beginning project warp due to stretch, but can be used for the weft. Recommended projects are a scarf, a throw pillow, or decorative cloth. Attendance at first three class sessions is mandatory; integral training and start up information is presented. Anticipate $5-12 materials cost for yarn on first night, depending upon materials selected for main project.


Recycle~Reuse~Repair Clothing Workshop for OSU students NEW

Sunday  12-3:30                               Feb. 3

FBR-39    TBA                                  Class Fee: $5 (No Day Pass or Membership required)

In this one-day workshop learn the sewing machine basics to fix or patch your clothing, attach replacement buttons, etc..

We will have some fabric scraps or you can bring old clothing to cut up for patching. Normal weight clothing only, no heavy duty fabrics.


Silk Scarf Painting Workshop 

Sat.  & Sun.    11-4pm                         Mar. 3 & 4

FBR-40 Christel Sanders                   Member Class Fee: $46

                                                             Non- member Class Fee: $58

Use vibrant colorful dyes to create beautiful, wearable art! Learn: direct dying, gutta resist and other decorative techniques. Fee includes one silk scarf (59 x 10”) and materials to complete it; extra scarves available for purchase. 


Aizome Japanese Indigo Dying Workshop

Sat. 11: 30-4:30                                                   Jan. 27

FBR-30    Karen Illman Miller                            Member Class Fee: $60 (Includes material for 4 projects)  

                                                                             Non- Member Class Fee: $72 (Includes material for 4 projects) 

Experience indigo dying, an ancient & beautifully rich blue dye to create four unique projects; two scarves and two fabric panels each utilizing a different technique. Come away with patterned designs that can be worn or turned into items such as wall hanging, pillow cover, fabric for a tote, etc.


Sewing Unique Polar Fleece Hat - NEW

Sat. 12-3                                                       Feb. 10 

FBR-37  Carrie Marean-Reardon               Member Class Fee: $60

                                                                     Non- member Class Fee: $72   

In this workshop, you will be guided in the construction & sewing of a unique and warm polar fleece hat. All Materials provided or students can bring their own supplemental fleece.  This class is appropriate for all levels.


Learn to Knit or Crochet

Thursdays  6:30-8:30                           Feb. 1 to Mar. 8

FBR- 38  Sue Riggs                             Class Fee: $45

The focus of this class is to make a simple, lovely & useful clothing item such as a scarf or hat in either knitting, crochet or combining both. First class we will provide you with the needles or hooks and yarn to practice with and your instructor will discuss and guide you in various project options along with what tools & materials you will need to proceed and where locally to buy them We'll cover everything from casting on to finishing techniques, including the easiest ways to avoid and fix mistakes.