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With Jennifer Stern
Oct 10, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
You can save money by learning how to alter your own pants! Gather your slacks, pants, and jeans that may need a little TLC and join Jennifer as she guides you through the process.
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Oct 9, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Sometimes a blouse, shirt, or dress would look and fit better with a small alteration. That small tweak doesn’t require a tailor, just a little guidance in how to get it done.
With Kira Dulaney
Oct 8, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
It can be hard to find just the right knitting or crochet pattern to fit your yarn, body, and fashion sense. We will go through common alterations for size, gauge, and style.
With Linda Pietz
Oct 8, 7:00-9:00pm CDT
Tatting is a very portable lace-making technique, and needle tatting is easy to learn. Take those skills and embellish everything from notecards to linens to wearables.
NOTE: This class is sold out; however we have added a second option Saturday, Oct 9 at 4pm. Click here for that option.
Oct 9, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
With Esther Rodgers
Oct 9, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Knowing how to prepare your colored fiber for different multicolor yarns is a valuable skill and a real time saver. Let Esther show you how to make magic!
Oct 9, 1:00-3:00pm CDT & Oct 10, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Pin Loom Weaving is fun; now let’s take it to the next level. Learn to combine both color and texture for squares as unique as your imagination.
With Deborah Jarchow
Oct 10, 10:00am-12:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Learn Deborah’s secrets for blending colors in the warp and weft as you weave this stunning runner on your rigid-heddle loom.
With Myra Wood
Oct 9, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT & 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Crazyshot! Creative Overshot Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom is a surprisingly simple technique for anyone with basic rigid-heddle-loom skills. Learn how to add multiple patterns to your basic weave — using just 1 heddle and 1 pickup stick.
With Judy Gelzinis Donovan
Oct 10, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Learn to create a lace collage from old doilies and machine-stitch it together into sturdy, beautiful lace cloth or a garment.
With Catherine Redford
Oct 10, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Enjoy hand embroidery? Want to build your stitch vocabulary? Catherine’s sampler introduces her favorite dimensional stitches.
With Jolie Elder
If you’ve ever made a cabled scarf or blanket, you know that it is only partly satisfying. One side is an array of beautiful cables, but the other side is obviously the wrong side. What if there was a way to make both sides look good without resorting to double-knitting? And there is!
Oct 8, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
This is an easy-access introduction to English Paper Piecing. Learn to cut your shapes, baste, and stitch them together into a small, easy-to-finish bowl.
With Suzan Lazear
Oct 9, 4:00-6:00pm CDT & Oct 10, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Create one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry using beads you make with fiber, yarn, and fabric. Because you craft the beads with your own hands and raw materials, the jewelry you create will be uniquely you, reflecting your personality and taste.
Fractal spinning is a way to create glorious variegated yarn with color traveling through the plys at different rates. Explore the structure of the fractal ply and learn to create your own.
Huck or Swedish Weaving dates back to the 16th century but enjoyed its greatest popularity in the 1930’s and 40’s. With farmhouse-style decor so popular, Huck Weaving makes a charming accent for any kitchen.
Oct 8, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Checking your gauge and blocking projects are necessary if you want projects to fit, but a lot of people aren’t sure if they’re doing it correctly. Join Kira and see how it all works!
With Roy Clemes
Roy will take you through the entire process from sheep to skein in this demonstration-style class that will both inspire and encourage you to tackle your first hand-spun yarn and project.
Shadow or illusion knitting is a garter-ridge fabric that reveals its pattern when viewed from just the right angle. Otherwise, it appears to be just two-row stripes of stockinette and garter stitch.
Learn four methods for adding beads to your knitting plus a beaded cast-on, and get inspired to add texture and color to all kinds of projects!
Oct 8, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT & 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Learn to weave these classic laces using pick-up sticks and a rigid-heddle loom. It’s fun!
With Amy Snell
Add multi-row elongated stitches to your knitting for the most dramatic texture and color effects.
With Florencia Campos Correa
Oct 8, 4:00-6:00pm CDT & Oct 9, 4:00-6:00pm CDT
Florencia crochets as freely as if she were painting on canvas! Pick up your hook and learn to combine intarsia and a bit of fair isle as you work one of her nature-inspired designs.
Tailspun yarns are both intriguing and inspiring, but can be intimidating to attempt spinning. Esther will guide you through the entire process of making tailspun yarn.