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A virtual class with Rosanna Diggs
Mar 31, 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm CDT
Did you know each month has its own birth flower? Learn to embroider by stitching your family’s unique flower garden in this beginner workshop.
A virtual class with Rosann Fleischauer
Mar 31, 2:00-4:00pm CDT
Crochet is something knitters know about — even those who have never done it before — or just know the basics. As a knitter, you already understand yarn, stitch counts, how to read patterns and work from charts; so let’s apply that existing knowledge to a new medium — crochet.
A virtual class with Kira Dulaney
Apr 2, 2:00-4:00pm CDT
Learn three fun crochet-lace patterns. Crochet lace is amazingly beautiful, and doesn’t have to be tricky. Work from words or charts, your choice!
A virtual class with Lily M Chin
Create crochet pieces worked back and forth without the “wrong side” ridge! This ridge appears on both sides, and you probably thought it inevitable. Lily moves all the ridges to the WS by working a backwards Flip stitch on the WS; no RS ridges.
A virtual class with Catherine Redford
More Dorset Feather Stitchery with Catherine! Join her and enjoy slow-stitching a lovely embroidered sampler inspired by vintage English rural workers’ smocks.
A virtual class with Cal Patch
Mar 31, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Learn to draft a pattern for your own custom-fit pair of leggings! People are often surprised to learn they can actually make their own leggings, but guess what? YOU CAN! And, contrary to popular belief, you don’t even need a serger to sew with knits.
A virtual class with Sandra Chandler
Apr 1, 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm CDT
Discover how to use Sashiko stitching to create beautiful, innovative quilts, clothing, and DIY items AND how to use the Boro mending method to repair damaged textiles.
A virtual class with Heavenly Bresser
Hand spinning singles is a preliminary step for creating any yarn. Learn how to take your wheel or e-spinner for a new spin and an approach to creating a singles yarn that’s stable – with no plying involved.
A virtual class with Xandy Peters
Apr 2, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
If you enjoy knitting brioche stitch but still feel lost if a mistake occurs, this class will get you back on track. Brioche mistakes, like the stitch itself, are unique from other knitting mistakes and often require a special set of skills. Xandy helps you learn to troubleshoot your brioche stitch knitting projects.
Apr 1, 2:00-4:00pm CDT
The humble granny square is a technique, not just a colorful patchwork pattern. Come explore the technique itself and begin your own granny journey — it need not be square at all!
Make beautiful fabric-covered buttons adding your favorite embroidery stitches. Catherine will provide a variety of ideas suitable for your buttons or design your own. It’s time to add a personal signature to a project with your own hand-wrought buttons.
A virtual class with Deborah Jarchow
Apr 2, 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm CDT
Do you wonder what to do with the ends of your woven pieces other than the same fringe you always do? Learn many different techniques to give your pieces the finish that will set them off and let them shine.
A virtual class with Kim McBrien Evans
Take a look at common shawl shapes and learn how to tweak the shapes and sizes to work better for YOU. We will also look at YOUR favorite shawl patterns and explore ways to modify them for your needs and desires.
Apr 2, 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm CDT
Learn to embroider landscapes in this beginner workshop. We will be learning five stitches using the Lighthouse by the Bay embroidery kit. Rosanna also shares tips and tricks for recreating your own scenic embroideries.
A virtual class with Florencia Campos
Mar 31, 10:00am-12:00pm and Apr 2, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Here is a chance to raid your stash, pull out those special and unusual yarns you’ve collected, and weave something fun to wear. Create then join bias-woven squares together for a classic poncho shape that can be as bold or demure as you choose
A virtual class with Barry Klein
With yarn of two colors or textures, work short rows and create this dramatic piano key design as you zigzag in opposite directions.
Apr 1, 2:00-4:00 pm CDT
You don’t need to be able to draw to be good at sketching. Anyone can use sketches to plan a craft project — regardless of your skills.
A virtual class with Molly Conroy-Ungerecht
Learn to love plant-based fibers! We will knit, sample, and play with 14 different yarns while talking about the keys to successfully knitting with and wearing these amazing fibers.
Mar 31, 2:00-4:00pm and Apr 1, 2:00-4:00pm CDT
Learning to weave or reviewing basic skills is even more fun when you can make an exciting project along the way. These placemats are a wonderful way to turn old tee shirts into functional home accessories. Recycle, reuse, and weave something you will enjoy using all at the same time!
A virtual class with Jennifer Stern
Did you know that pants fitting can be simplified if you approach it from the Top Down, Center Out framework (described by R. Collins in Threads magazine #218)? We will create a fitted, non-stretch waistband that will be used to fit a single-leg muslin, pick the best starting size, and prepare the pattern pieces so you are ready to cut out the pieces for “The Whole Scoop II”. (Remember to sign up for both The Whole Scoop I and II.)
Apr 1, 2:00-4:00pm and Apr 2, 2:00-4:00pm CDT
We continue from The Whole Scoop I, where we started with the basic Top Down, Center Out framework (described by R. Collins in Threads magazine #218). We’ve made our waistbands and prepared our pattern pieces, now we are ready to cut out the pieces and sew the single-leg fitting muslin and start fitting!
A virtual class with Laura Barker
Have you noticed a twisted stitch at the purl-to-knit turn of your German Short Rows? It doesn’t need to happen, and Laura shows you how you can avoid it!
A virtual Class with Catherine Redford
Learn how to make basic, yet beautiful, hand-stitched Yorkshire Buttons on a circular loom. Watch your button box fill with hand-mades!
A virtual class with Åsa Söderman
Mar 31, 10:00am-12:00pm and Apr 1, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Learn the basic steps of the Ziggurat method — a seamless, top-down technique with shaping and tailoring built in for sweaters that fit.