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January 2020

Applique for Everyone

January 18

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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Applique for Everyone

January 31

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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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March 2020

Intermediate Weaving: Floor Loom

March 3

Intermediate Weaving: Floor Loom

This class is for anyone who has taken a beginning weaving class and would expand their knowledge. We will talk about how to read weaving drafts, where to find weaving patterns, ideas about selecting colors and yarns. We will also cover some of the main ways to create variety in your weaving. You will leave class with a completed scarf or set of towels and a list of new ideas and places to start. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $227

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24404          T 3/10 – 4/21              10a – 4p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Intermediate Natural Dye

March 3

Intermediate Natural Dye

In this course we’ll take a deep dive into designing with plant dyes! Students are welcome to work with any substrate they choose: yarn, fabric, event recycled clothing. We’ll play with space-dyeing, discharging mordants, printing with mordants, and shibori. Experiment and execute your visions in a supportive environment. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

Cost: $211

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24349          T, TH 3/10 – 4/2          5:30 – 7:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Beginning Tapestry

March 4

Beginning Tapestry

Weave some ‘postcards’ to learn tapestry techniques. Landscapes lend themselves to interpretation in woven form. Learn both disciplined and free form methods to interpret your favorite scenic views in yarn. Prepare the portable loom in ah hour or so and begin at once to weave and play with colors and textures to make your small pictures. Looms may not be taken from the classroom but students may bring their own looms in order to weave at home. A small sampler and at least one ‘postcard’ will be completed in class. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $166

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 42375          W 3/11 – 3/25            10a – 3p

Registration Deadline: 3/4

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Quilting

March 26

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 24411          Th 4/2 – 6/4                5:30 – 9:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/26

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Mordant Painting (Surface Design with Natural Dyes)

March 27

Mordant Painting (Surface Design with Natural Dyes)

Learn to achieve a range of hues from a single dyepot! On the first day of this 2-day workshop we’ll mix, thicken, and paint with several mordants. We’ll dye our fabrics on day 2 and observe as our fabrics take up a range of colors as mordant mixes with dye. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

 

Cost: $127

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24350          Sa, Su 3/14 – 15           11a – 4p

Registration Deadline: 3/27

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Organic Indigo Dyeing

March 27

Organic Indigo Dyeing

During this one-day workshop we’ll dye silk scarves in indigo using different resist techniques to create designs. You will also learn the fundamentals of starting and maintaining an organic indigo vat and go home with your own mini indigo vat! Instructor: Rebecca Porche

Cost: $98

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24351          F 4/3                            11a – 3p

Registration Deadline: 3/27

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Quilting

March 27

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 24396        F 4/3 – 6/12                9a – 2:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/27

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April 2020

Advanced Rigid Heddle

April 30

Advanced Rigid Heddle

Learn about using 2 heddles, pick-up sticks, and how to weave more complex patterns on your rigid heddle loom. We will cover these techniques plus a variety of hand-manipulated weaves and learn about how to read weave drafts for rigid heddle weaving. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

Cost: $153

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24378          T 5/5 – 6/2                  1p – 4p

Registration Deadline: 4/30

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