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March 2019

Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer

March 26

ART QUILTS FOR THE NATURAL DYER

Create a mini art quilt in this 6-week workshop! We will learn how to achieve brilliant colors with natural dyes on cotton fabrics, explore surface design opportunities available to the natural dyer, and delve into the art of quilting. From planning to dyeing to stitching, we’ll have fun and expand our imaginations. Participants will go home with their own creations. Instructor: Rebecca Porche. Class meets on Tuesday.

 

Cost: $240

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24171        4/2-5/21          5-8 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/26

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April 2019

Quilting

April 3

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 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

 

Cost: $191

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24190         4/10-6/12         9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/3

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Quilting

April 5

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 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

 

Cost: $191

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24192         4/12-6/21        9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/5

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Build Your Own Loom

April 15

BUILD YOUR OWN LOOM

You don’t need big, expensive equipment to learn to weave! All over the world people have been weaving on simple looms for centuries. In this class you will be introduced to several types of basic looms and build one that you can take home. We will go over basic weaving principles as well – no experience necessary! Instructor: Deanna Lynch. Class meets on Monday.

 

Cost: $95

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code               Date                     Time

CSP 4000 24168          4/22-4/29              9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/15

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May 2019

Beginning Weaving: Rigid Heddle

May 1

BEGINNING WEAVING: RIGID HEDDLE

Over, under then under, over. The simplest weave structure is easy on the small, portable rigid heddle loom. Preparing the loom to weave is quick and it does all the work 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. Class meets on Wednesdays.

 

Cost: $150

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24167         5/8-6/5              9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 5/1

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Wear What You Weave

May 1

WEAR WHAT YOU WEAVE: SIMPLE GARMENTS ON THE RIGID HEDDLE OR FLOOR LOOM

Make a simple garment using basic shapes and draping from your rigid heddle or floor loom weaving. Learn to choose yarns and structures appropriate for garments. Learn basic finishing techniques useful for garment construction with handwoven fabrics. Basic sewing skills and knowledge of how to warp and weave on a rigid heddle or floor loom required. Instructor: Deanna Lynch. Class meets on Wednesdays.

 

Cost: $232

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24163          5/1-6/5            1-5 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/24

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June 2019

Drafting for Handweaving

June 7

DRAFTING FOR HANDWEAVING

A weaving draft is a weaving pattern. If you can learn to decipher them, you can weave any pattern. This one-day class will walk you through what all the parts of a weave draft mean and how to use them in your project planning. We will also talk about how you can use weave drafts to develop patterns for your floor loom or rigid heddle loom. Instructor: Deanna Lynch. Class meets Friday.

 

Cost: $45

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24166          6/14                 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 6/7

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Project Planning for Fiber and Handweaving

June 21

PROJECT PLANNING FOR FIBER AND HANDWEAVING

How do you estimate how much yarn you need for a project? How do you calculate for multiple projects? Where do you start when you’re not sure where to start? Too many ideas? Not enough? In this class we will explore answers to these questions. We will talk about how to plan for a project and where to get project ideas from. We will explore how to modify patterns and make them more your own as well. This is a fun, one day class and you will leave with fresh ideas and starting points for your next project. Instructor: Deanna Lynch.

 

Cost: $45

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24164         6/28                10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 6/21

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July 2019

Finishing Techniques for Handweavers

July 5

FINISHING TECHNIQUES FOR HANDWEAVERS

We will talk about wet finishing, loom finishes and off loom finishing techniques that you can apply to all your weaving projects. You will leave this one-day class with examples of a variety of finishes and we will have opportunities for you to try them in class. Instructor: Deanna Lynch.

Cost: $45

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code         Date         Time

CSP 4000 24165     7/12         10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 7/5

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