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September 2018

Wear What Your Weave: Simple Garments on the Rigid Heddle or Floor Loom

September 5, 2018

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

Cost: $266

Location:Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24096    Wed 9/12 – 10/17        9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Registration Deadline:  9/5

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer

September 11, 2018

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

 

Cost:$255

Location:Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24128       Tu 9/18 – 10/23           5 – 8 p.m.

Registration Deadline:  9/11

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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October 2018

Advanced Weaving Techniques

October 17, 2018

This class is for anyone who has taken a beginning weaving class and would like to know more. 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:$169

Location:Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                                        Time

CSP 4000 24122       Wed 10/24 – 11/28                  9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Registration Deadline:  10/17

no class 11/21

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer

October 30, 2018

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

 

Cost:$255

Location:Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24127    Tu 11/6 – 12/11             5 – 8 p.m.

Registration Deadline:  10/30

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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January 2019

Quilting

January 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 24187         1/9-3/13           9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/3

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Quilting

January 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: $155

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24188         1/10-3/14         5:30-9:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/3

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Beginning Floor Loom Weaving

January 4

BEGINNING FLOOR LOOM WEAVING

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 structuresand 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. Class meets on Wednesday.

Cost: $200

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                  Date                  Time

CSP 4000 24170             1/9-2/6              1-5 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/4

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Beginning Weaving: Rigid Heddle

January 4

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 Wednesday.

 

Cost: $150

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24169         1/9-2/6            9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/4

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Quilting

January 4

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 24189         1/11-3/15          9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/4

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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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