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January 2020

Quilting

January 1, 2020

Quilting

This project-based course is designed for individuals interested in learning the art of quilting. You will choose a project incorporating all the major quilt techniques, and learn to sandwich, quilt, and bind your masterpiece. It’s the perfect opportunity to start at the beginning and learn one step at a time—but it’s a great refresher course, too. You’ll be welcome whatever your background in quilting! Instructor: Lani Hendrix

 

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Cost: $191

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24391          W 1/8 – 3/11              10a – 2:30p

Registration Deadline: 1/1

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Quilting

January 2, 2020

Quilting

This project-based course is designed for individuals interested in learning the art of quilting. You will choose a project incorporating all the major quilt techniques, and learn to sandwich, quilt, and bind your masterpiece. It’s the perfect opportunity to start at the beginning and learn one step at a time—but it’s a great refresher course, too. You’ll be welcome whatever your background in quilting! Instructor: Lani Hendrix

 

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Cost: $155

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24392          Th 1/9 – 3/12              5:30 – 9:30p

Registration Deadline: 1/2

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Quilting

January 3, 2020

Quilting

This project-based course is designed for individuals interested in learning the art of quilting. You will choose a project incorporating all the major quilt techniques, and learn to sandwich, quilt, and bind your masterpiece. It’s the perfect opportunity to start at the beginning and learn one step at a time—but it’s a great refresher course, too. You’ll be welcome whatever your background in quilting! Instructor: Lani Hendrix

 

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Cost: $191

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24393          F 1/10 – 3/13              9a – 2:30p

Registration Deadline: 1/3

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History of Textiles

January 6, 2020

History of Textiles

This course is a cultural survey of the major weaving traditions of the world. Topics include weaving traditions of North and South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize materials, design, and techniques of various cultures and demonstrate an understanding of social implications of the textile craft. *This is an online course with interactive student forum* Instructor: Amy Putansu

Please call 828.565.4135 to register

Course Code            Date                 

PCF 121-IN1               1/13 – 5/12

Registration Deadline: 1/6

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Natural Dyes for the Beginner

January 7, 2020

Natural Dyes for the Beginner

In this course we’ll take a hands-on approach to learning the natural dyeing process. You will first create samples to see how various dyes are affected by different mordants on a range of natural fabrics, then move on to exploring textile design by applying the knowledge from the samples to create beautiful fabrics. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

 

Cost: $211

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24345          W 1/14 – 2/6              5:30 – 7:30p

Registration Deadline: 1/7

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Beginning Weaving: Floor Loom

January 8, 2020

Beginning Weaving: Floor Loom

Begin your journey into the world of weaving. We will practice warping repeatedly during our time together. You will see how the loom helps you produce many weaves on one threading and you will also begin to understand color interactions. Woven structures and color interaction are the two basic elements of woven design. We will practice the methods of working that are most efficient and ergonomic. You will leave the class with a sampler of structures and four napkins or two towels from your color studies. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $227

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24353          W 1/15 – 2/19            10a – 2p

Registration Deadline: 1/8

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Embroidery, Needlework & Mending

January 14, 2020

Embroidery, Needlework & Mending

Thread and needle are the starting point for this class. No experience required. We will cover basic embroidery stitches, styles and types of needlework and how to select appropriate needles, thread and material. All of these building blocks can be used for decorative work or for mending your household textiles. You will have the opportunity to create a set of samples and work on a personal mending project (this could be any household or wearable textile). Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $100

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24355          T 1/21 – 2/18              10a – 12p

Registration Deadline: 1/14

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Beginning Weaving: Rigid Heddle

January 14, 2020

Beginning Weaving: Rigid Heddle

Over, under then under, over. The simplest weave structure is easy on a rigid heddle loom. Preparing the loom to weave is quick and the loom does all the “over and undering” for you. We will play with color and texture and introduce some finger manipulated techniques and the option of using more than one heddle. Weave at least one scarf or two towels or placemats during your time in class. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $153

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24354          T 1/21 – 2/18              1 – 4p

Registration Deadline: 1/14

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Applique for Everyone

January 18, 2020

Applique for Everyone

Learn about the different types of applique in this one-day workshop and try your hand at each technique. Students will go home with samples. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

 

Cost: $77

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24346          Sa 1/25                        1 – 4p

Registration Deadline: 1/18

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Applique for Everyone

January 31, 2020

Applique for Everyone

Learn about the different types of applique in this one-day workshop and try your hand at each technique. Students will go home with samples. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

 

Cost: $77

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24348          Fri 2/7                         1 – 4p

Registration Deadline: 1/31

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