Skill-building Basics

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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Amy Snell

    Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST

    Learn different methods to work short rows. Amy will share the benefits of each, and how to substitute and replace one type for another.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Befriend Your Thimble

    Befriend Your Thimble

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Louisa Owen Sonstroem.

    July 10, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT

    Learn how to use and befriend your thimble, so that you can hand stitch with more precision, comfort, speed, and joy.

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

    Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST

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

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $20 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST

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

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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  • Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Lorilee Beltman

    July 8, 5:00-7:00pm CDT

    Knitters, free yourself by learning how to work cables without a cable needle. Graduate from relying on text instructions to working directly from charted symbols for cables.

    $50.00
    Cost includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Cathedral Windows

    Cathedral Windows

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Linda Pietz

    July 8, 2:00-4:00pm & July 9, 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    Cathedral Windows quilts were inspired by the beautiful stained glass of historic European churches. These blocks consist of folded squares with colorful centers.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Color Blending in Weaving

    Color Blending in Tapestry Weaving

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Kennita Tully

    Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Playing with color in weaving offers vast possibilities, even with a limited palette! Learn how to make the most of what you have.

    $80.00
    Cost includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. A $25 kit fee will be collected in class.
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  • Continental Knit and Purl

    Continental Knit and Purl

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Lorilee Beltman

    July 8, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    For beginner knitters and experienced knitters who knit by another method, give Continental knitting a try. Learn to “pick” your stitches with your right needle as the yarn is held in the left hand.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Continental Knitting-- Pick Your Knits and Purls

    Continental Knitting: Pick Your Knits and Purls

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Continental knitting for new and experienced knitters alike.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends August 17, 2022.
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  • Early Bird! Crocheted Fox Paws Pattern Stitch

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $150.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

    Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST

    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.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends August 17, 2022.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $100.00

    An virtual class with Lily Chin

    July 8, 2:00-4:00pm & July 9, 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    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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  • Customizing Mitered Squares

    Customizing Mitered Squares

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Jill Bigelow-Suttell

    July 10, 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Darn Those Knits!

    Darn Those Knits!

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Heather Storta

    July 10, 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    Have you ever found holes in your knitting? Worn out a sock heel or toe? Don’t throw it out — darn it! Learn 2 ways to darn your knitting.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Design by Numbers: Using Proportion to Improve Every Aspect of Your Designs

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

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Phyllis Bell Miller

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Use proportion to improve every aspect of your projects — whether they were designed by you or someone else. Learn numerous, easy ways to apply The Golden Mean, Fibonacci Numbers, and Goethe’s Color Ratios so you can transform your projects into works of art.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Dimensional Embroidery Kit

    Dimensional Embroidery Stitches

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Dimensional embroidery stitches for the hand-stitcher with some experience.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $34 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Dorset Buttons - a traditional English craft

    Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    A basic introduction to Dorset Button making using plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $4 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Dorset Feather Stitchery needle case

    Dorset Feather Stitchery Needle Case

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 13, 1:30-4:30pm PST

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

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $30.00 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Double Knit in Color

    Double Knit in Color

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Jill Bigelow Suttell

    Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Learn basic double knitting techniques and start this cozy DK hat.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    $275.00

    An in-person class with Deborah Jarchow

    Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm; Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST

    Over the 12 hours of class, you’ll learn to weave with 2 heddles, weaving fabric that is twice the width of your loom, or making double layers in your cloth (think pockets!).

    $275.00
    Price includes 12 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Draping a Pattern

    Draping a Pattern

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

    Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    There are many ways to draft an original pattern. Draping is one approach that is never talked about nor covered in knit design classes.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends August 17, 2022.
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  • Early Bird! Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Carson Demers

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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  • Early Bird! Fantastic Pants

    Fantastic Pants

    $150.00

    An in-person class with Sonya Philip

    Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm PST

    Do pants tickle your fancy? Stitch a pair together in next to no time!

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $18 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Finger Weaving

    Finger Weaving

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Linda Pietz

    July 8, 5:00-7:00pm & July 9, 5:00-7:00pm CDT

    the craft of Finger Weaving uses a few very simple tools and is a portable way to make decorative and useful bands, belts, and straps.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Fixing Mistakes in Knitting

    Fixing Mistakes in Knitting

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Molly Conroy

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    The most empowering thing a knitter can learn is how to fix their own mistakes. We are much more likely to take on new and more complicated projects if we know we can successfully troubleshoot, identify, and fix our mistakes.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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