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. 

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Spring 2019 Fiber Arts Schedule

 
Sewing Studio Orientation
Wednesday  6 - 6:30                                       April 10
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 or Winter Term, you do not need to take it again.
 
Silkscreen Orientation
Thursday  6-6:30                                          April 11
FBR-1    Ava Smith                                       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. If you took an orientation this Fall Term or Winter Term, you do not need to take it again.
 
Beginning Sewing Session 1
Wednesdays  6:30-9                           April 17 – May 29
FBR-33   Carrie Marean-Reardon     Class Fee: $55
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.
 
Beginning Sewing Session 2
Mondays  6:00-8:30                           April 15 – May 20
FBR-39   Eilleen Kerby                       Class Fee: $50
Learn your way around a sewing machine, simple commercial patterns, and other sewing basics
 
Beginning Weaving     
Mondays  6:30-9                                     April 15 – June 3
                                                                  (no class May 27)                          
FBR-35  Kirsten Rana Gunderson        Class Fee: $60
Learn the ancient craft of handweaving, creating a beautiful scarf or tea towel on one of our many table looms. Students will learn to wind a warp, read a pattern, sley a loom and weave off a project. A perfect way to spend the evening, in our air conditioned space . 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.
 
Screen Printing on T-Shirts and Paper
Thursdays  6:30-9                        April 25 – May 30
FBR-34   Ava Smith                      Class Fee: $70
                                                       (includes 1 screen & emulsio, $28 value)
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 a notepad or sketchbook for notes.
 
Workshops
Aizome Japanese Indigo Dying
Saturday and Sunday 12-4          June 1 and June 2
FBR-36   Karen Illman Miller       Member Fee: $70
                                                        Nonmember Fee: $82
(includes materials 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.
 
Basketweaving
Saturday 12-4                                May 11
FBR-38   Rachel Kirby                   Member Fee: $40
                                                        Nonmember Fee: $52
                                                        (includes material for 1 basket)
Come make a basket with long time Craft Center instructor Rachel Kirby! All materials are provided.
 
Inkle Weaving
Saturday 11-4                              May 25
FBR-37   Jules Weiss                   Member Fee: $25
                                                      Nonmember Fee: $32
                                                      (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.