The Craft Center has an assortment of sewing machines, tools, irons and ironing boards available for members with sewing experience to use. In addition, there is a fully functional screen printing studio, including: a t-shirt printing press, a light box, screen washout sink, and a screen reclamation tank.
Sewing Studio Orientation
Wednesday 6 - 6:30 January 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. This orientation is for Experienced Machine Sewers. Orientations are good for one academic year with continuous membership. Pre-Registration Required. If you took an orientation this Fall Term, you do not need to take it again.
Thursday 6-6:30 January 17
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 experienced screen printers. Orientations are good for one academic year with continuous membership. Prior Experience & Pre-Registration REQUIRED.
Wednesdays 6:30-9 January 23 – March 13
FBR-33 Carrie Marean-Reardon Class Fee: $55
In this 8-week class learn your way around a sewing machine, simple commercial patterns, and other sewing basics while making a simple project of your choosing. PLEASE NOTE: first class includes a field trip to JoAnn Fabrics for students to purchase materials for their projects.
Screen Printing on T-Shirts and Paper
Thursdays 6:30-9 January 31 – March 7
FBR-34 Brady Chambers Class Fee: $60
(includes 1 screen & emulsion)
In this 6-week class, learn the various stages of silk screening to enable you to print t-shirts and paper art prints of your own design. Bring notepad or sketchbook for notes.
Aizome Japanese Indigo Dying
Saturday and Sunday 12-4 March 9 - 10
FBR-36 Karen Illman Miller Member Fee: $70 Nonmember Fee: $82
(includes material for 4 projects)
Learn the ancient technique of Indigo Dying! Karen Illman Miller will take you through the process step by step in this two-day intensive workshop.
Saturday 1-4 February 16
FBR-38 Rachel Kirby Member Fee: $35 Nonmember Fee: $45
(includes material for 1 basket)
Come make a basket with long time Craft Center instructor Rachel Kirby! Using natural materials, which are provided.
Saturday 12-4 March 2
FBR-37 Jules Weiss Member Fee: $30 Nonmember Fee: $42
(includes materials for 1 project)
Come explore inkle weaving! This workshop will get you started making your own decorative band on one of our inkle looms.
Inkle weaving is a lovely way to spend an afternoon.