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June 11-13, 2021
With Edie Eckman
Aug 8, 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Bring more enjoyment to your crochet and improve your finished projects! In this fun, fast-paced class Edie will show you tricks to better understand your crochet, avoid frustration, prevent mistakes, and save both time and money.
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
With Alexandra Davidoff
Aug 6, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
This sweet and sensible design motif is perfect for any season. Learn how to crochet a 3D flower with endless possibilities for applying it!
With Pepper Cory
Aug 6, 1:00-3:00pm & Aug 7, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Learn a time-saving method of marking Crazy Quilt blocks and then use solid fabrics — laid on a patch at a time — to make a Crazy Quilt block with a modern feel. Embroidery is done in the second session using fresh white perle cotton.
With Jean Elizabeth Glass
Aug 6, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Add bling to your cast-on by working beads into an amazing waterfall patterned edge. It’s fun, easy, and looks fabulous!
Aug 7, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
There are many ways to bind-off and so many ways to add beads to the bound off edge! Beads are the perfect accent when you want to add a little sparkle.
With Linda Pietz
Aug 7, 1:00-3:00pm & Aug 8, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Who doesn’t need a pouch to keep craft work in progress? Stitch up the word ‘MAKE’ as you learn 4 blackwork stitches, then learn how to attach your piece to a zippered pouch.
With Roy Clemes
Hand spinning is joyful and relaxing—when you have properly prepared fiber. Learn how to create rolags that draft as smooth as butter on a Blending Board.
With Natasja Hornby
Aug 8, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
There’s so much more to mosaic knitting than garter stitch! Explore this fun and easy technique by combining stitch patterns within the mosaic, then learn to pair mosaic knitting with other textured-stitch patterns.
With Esther Rodgers
Aug 6, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth, drapey yarn — and everything in between! It’s perfect for those who love to spin unprocessed fiber, to keep the texture of the fiber or tame it, or to stretch a luxury fiber.
With Katrina Walker
Aug 7, 1:00-3:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Learn to correct the most common bodice fit challenges using logical, straightforward methods that WORK for the home sewist.
Aug 8, 1:00-3:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Learn the secret to altering princess-seam patterns for a perfect fit!
With Susan Lazear
Aug 6, 4:00-6:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm CDT
Your hand-made garments deserve more than just a basic neckline! As you try a variety of techniques for finishing necklines on knit and woven fabrics, you’ll learn how to add interest to your creative process and pizzazz to your closet.
Aug 7, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Crocodile Stitch looks intimidating, but it’s not! Learn several versions of this fascinating, highly-textured stitch.
The concept of embellishing a mesh knit with cross-stitch embroidery is a fun NEW way to combine the two crafts.
With Jill Bigelow-Suttell
This class will expand your knowledge of mitered squares. Explore the options: color, stitch pattern, multiple-sized squares, ways to build with the squares, and much more.
With Lily Chin
If you have knit cables before and want to make, modify, or design cable patterns, even more intricate ones, this is your chance! Learn how to use Lily’s charting method to come up with your own original cable designs.
With Catherine Redford
A basic introduction to Dorset Button making using plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.
Learn the traditional stitches of Dorset Feather Stitchery while making a decorative and useful needle case.
If you can do basic 2-color DK, you’re ready for the next step. Learn to work increases and decreases in your double-knit fabric: hats, mittens, and exciting patterning possibilities await!
Lily shows you how to take a short, double-ended crochet hook and work colorful Tunisian crochet projects without seams.
Aug 6, 10:00am-12:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Is it possible to weave in two dimensions yet end up with a three-dimensional project? Certainly! Esther guides you through another exciting way to use your rigid-heddle loom to create something unique to you!
With Heavenly Bresser
Aug 7, 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Try your hand at the basics of plying handspun singles yarn on your spinning wheel or espinner. Practice chain-plying, and plying from a center-pull ball. Learn about yarn balance and special tools.
With Laura Barker
Aug 7, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
German Short Rows involve no wraps, markers, or other extras. Learn all about them: how to work them, how to fix them when the unthinkable happens, and how to substitute them in patterns that call for other methods.