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January 2019

Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer

January 8

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 24172        1/15-2/26         5-8 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/8

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February 2019

Advanced Floor Loom Weaving

February 20

ADVANCED FLOOR LOOM WEAVING

Continue your journey into the world of floor loom weaving. As long as you have experience warping a floor loom you will be able to enjoy this class. We will talk about weave drafts and explore drafting and project planning more extensively. You will be able to choose a draft from various resources and explore weave structures that require complex threading and the use of more than 4 harnesses. Instructor: Deanna Lynch. Class meets on Wednesday.

 

Cost: $206

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code               Date                     Time

CSP 4000 24173          2/27-3/27              1-5 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 2/20

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Advanced Weaving: Rigid Heddle

February 20

ADVANCED WEAVING: RIGID HEDDLE

If you know how to warp your loom and are looking for ways to diversify your rigid heddle projects, this is the class for you. Learn about hand manipulated techniques, using supplemental warp and wefts, and how to use more than one heddle. We will also discuss project planning, using finer yarns, and how to convert weave drafts for rigid heddle. Instructor: Deanna Lynch. Class meets on Wednesday.

Cost: $155

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code               Date                     Time

CSP 4000 24241         2/27-3/27              9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 2/20

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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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

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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