Skill-building Basics

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  • Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Amy Snell

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Short rows add shape and dimension to knits. Learn several methods; Amy will explain their benefits and how to substitute one for another.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Beginning Punch!

    Beginning Punch Needle!

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Una Walker

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    This class will give you the opportunity to learn the traditional craft of Punch Needle Rug Hooking

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $40 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Better Afterthought Heels

    Better Afterthought Heels

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Amy Snell

    Jan 14, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    How do you make the world’s easiest sock heel even better? By eliminating gaps, improving the fit, and simplifying the graft, to name just a few of the many tips and techniques you’ll learn in this class.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Color Theory: Carding the Color Wheel

    Blending Board Primer

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Henry & Roy Clemes

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Learn how to blend colors and fibers on a blending board — from one of its designers!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.A $25 kit will be collected for during class.
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  • Blending Board Primer

    Blending Board Primer

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Roy Clemes

    Jan 15, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

    Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Bold hand stitching finishes your quilts with big stitches and big style! Learn the basics plus Catherine’s tips and ideas for success.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $20 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Mar 2, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Ditch the cable needle and work your cable crosses without one. We’ll start with small cables and work our way up.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Center Out Knitting

    Center-Out Knitting

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Xandy Peters

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    This class is an overview of techniques and shaping used to create flat pieces from the center out.

     

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Color Theory: Carding the Color Wheel

    Color Theory: Carding the Color Wheel

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Henry & Roy Clemes

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Learn the science of color blending and use primary colors to create a color wheel in this hands-on carding workshop!

    $170.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. A $40 kit fee will be collected in class.
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  • Continental Knitting-- Pick Your Knits and Purls

    Continental Knitting: Pick Your Knits and Purls

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Continental knitting for new and experienced knitters alike.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws Pattern Stitch

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm

    The intricate looking Fox Paws pattern designed by Xandy Peters is such an intriguing knit. It is an impressive exercise of multiple increases and decreases worked on knitting needles — and now it can be crocheted.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Lily Chin

    Jan 14, 2:00-4:00pm and Jan 15, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    The intricate-looking Fox Paws pattern designed by Xandy Peters is such an intriguing knit — and now it can be crocheted! Although worked one-color per row, multiple increases and decreases send those rows down unexpected paths.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Design by Numbers: Using Proportion to Improve Every Aspect of Your Designs

    Design by Numbers: Using Proportion to Improve Every Aspect of Your Designs

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Phyllis Bell Miller

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Discover how to use proportion to improve every aspect of your projects — whether designed by you or someone else. Learn easy ways to apply time-tested concepts like The Golden Mean, Fibonacci numbers, and Goethe’s color ratios to design dilemmas—from the ideal jacket length to just the right amount of each color.

    $90.00
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  • Dorset Buttons - a traditional English craft

    Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Dating back to the late sixteenth century, Dorset buttons are a great way to embellish your quilting project and knitwear. This basic introduction to Dorset Button making uses plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $5 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Dorset Feather Stitchery needle case

    Dorset Feather Stitchery Needle Case

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm

    Learn the 4 basic traditional stitches of Dorset Feather Stitchery while making a decorative and useful needle case.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $30.00 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Double Pattern Double Knit

    Double Pattern Double Knit

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Jill Bigelow Suttell

    Jan 15, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Add to your Double Knitting skills by learning to work a different pattern on each side of the fabric.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Carson Demers

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Learn simple strategies to make spinning more comfortable, productive, and efficient. Learn optimal ways to draft both worsted and woolen, and how to sit “ergonomically” at a wheel for maximum comfort and optimal wheel performance.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Exceptional Edges: I-Cord Cast-On, Edging and Bind-Off

    Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Amy Snell

    Jan 14, 10:00am-12:00pm CST

    I-Cord makes a tidy and beautiful edging for shawls, scarves, and more. Learn how to cast on and bind off an integrated I-cord edging and also how to knit I-cord selvedges onto the sides of your project as you go.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Fall in Love with Kid Mohair

    Fall in Love with Kid Mohair

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Molly Conroy

    Jan 15, 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Fall in love with kid mohair! By itself it is light, airy, insulating and breathable, does not wrinkle, and is the ideal fiber for travel. Combined with other yarn, mohair changes the colors, creates beautiful motifs, adds softness, and lowers the fabric density. Explore the combinations and learn Molly’s tips for tinking, frogging, and fixing mistakes in mohair.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class. There is a $15 kit required for this class.
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  • Fantastic Pants

    Fantastic Pants

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Sonya Philip

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm

    Do pants tickle your fancy? Stitch a pair together in next to no time! Learn how to select fabric, cut, lay out, assemble, and insert an elastic waistband.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $18 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Floribundance: Crochet 3D Flowers

    Floribundance: Crochet 3D Flowers

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Alexandra Davidoff.

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Would you like to learn how to make crochet 3-D flowers and put them together for a stunning scarf, shawl, or throw? Even a single flower can make the perfect brooch, gift, or package tag! Join Alexandra and get started!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Four Petals Pincushion

    Four Petals Pincushion

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Veronique Diligent

    Jan 13, 5:00-7:00pm and Jan 14, 5:00-7:00pm CST

    Big things come in small packages! This felt appliqué pincushion is full of character and technique.  Veronique places different stitches onto each of the four petals for plenty of embroidery exploration.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • German Short Rows; Eins, Zwei, Drei

    German Short Rows: Eins, Zwei, Drei

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Laura Barker

    Jan 13, 10:00am-12:00pm CST

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Got Fiber, Now What?!

    Got Fiber, Now What?!

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Roy Clemes

    Jan 13, 5:00-7:00pm CST

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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