Free Beginning Knitting and Crochet Classes!
Beginning Knitting Class - Every Wednesday at 4:00 PM
Beginning Crochet Class - Every Friday at 5:00 PM
Kids are great, and we love teaching the next generation all about fiber arts! Kids that are 13+ are welcome to participate in our classes unaccompanied by adults. Kids younger than 13 years old are required to be accompanied by an adult that will also be participating in class so the adult can provide support both in and out of class.
Beginning Wheel Spinning
Margaret is here to answer the call of all you fledgling spinners out there. In this two part series, you will learn the mechanics of wheel spinning on our various rental wheels. Try out a few and select one that feels best.
Spinners will be provided with fiber for practicing in class. As always, a 10% discount on materials required for classes will be extended to students.
Class Dates & Times: 3/24 & 3/31 1-2:00 pm
Beginning Spindle Spinning Class
Margaret is back and teaching spindle spinning! She will lead a new flock of spinners in Bellingham into the wild blue yonder of fiber arts! Spinners signing up for this spindle spinning class will receive a beginner spindle kit including your very own spindle and fiber for practicing in class. As always, a 10% discount on materials required for classes will be extended to students.
Class Dates & Times: 3/24 & 3/31, 11-12:00 pm
Rug Hooking for Beginners
This beginners' primitive wool rug hooking class covers all aspects of a small rug project! It will introduce you to a step by step process that may be used for other wool rug projects, (whether you are inspired to design your own, or purchase a pattern and/or kit for a new project).
It will introduce you to how to select and prepare foundation cloth, how to trace patterns on tulle netting, what tools will work best, how to select and cut wool or yarn, how to hook and how to finish your project.
This seminar provides a kit to create a 5"x5" wool mug rug.
Each student will be able to select 1 of 7 patterns to use for their rug: including an octopus, a dragonfly, and a coffee cup and saucer.
Attendees will learn how to complete a primitive wool rug project, from transferring a pattern to the foundation cloth, preparing the foundation cloth, cutting wool strips (noodles), or yarn, hooking the rug and finishing the edges.
Date & Time: 3/20/19, 4-7pm
Cost: $55 for a 3 hour class
Wet Felted Hat Class
Make a seamless hat in a style of your choice by felting wool fiber around a resist pattern. The process uses soap, water and agitation to form the felt. Embellishments of yarns, fabrics, silk or wool fibers can be added. Hat blocks are used for final shaping.
Materials: 3 oz wool can be purchased with 10% discount on class day
Embellishments provided by the instructor.
Instructor: Donna Hunter
Class Date & Times: Sunday 3/10, 11-3:00pm
Needle Felted Pet Portraits
Come create a symbolic felt masterpiece. Bring an 4x6 image of your pet . We will utilize felted sweaters for our canvas. Instruction on color tones, shading, proportions and angles will be covered. We will also explore needle felting techniques used for wool painting. Bring your creativity. Materials fee of $30 for first time class participants and $10 for returning students payable to the instructor.
Students will need to bring a 4x6 image of their pet/chosen animal and a photocopy of photo that can be thrown out later. This size is vital.
Date/Time: Saturday March 9th 2-5pm
Cost: $35 + $30 materials fee
Build A Cardigan Class
Hand-Painted Yarn Dying Class
Magic Loop Class
Beginning Lace Knitting