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  • Adventures in Drum Carding

    Adventures in Drum Carding

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Henry and Roy Clemes

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

    Join Henry and Roy on an adventure as they help you take your drum carding game to the next level. This is the companion to Thursday’s Exploring the Drum Carder class.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.There is a $45 materials fee which will be collected during class.
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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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  • 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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  • Circular Yoke Sweater Bootcamp

    Circular Yoke Sweater Bootcamp

    $200.00

    A virtual class with Kim McBrien Evans

    Feb 18, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 19, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Circular Yoke Sweaters are extremely popular right now!  Making them to fit can often be a challenge. Not everyone is model sized and not all patterns are size inclusive, so changes need to happen, Kim can get you there! From neckline to shoulder and bust fit, we’ll look at circular yokes and how to shape them to FIT YOU!

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 hours of class.
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  • Rigid Heddle Technique Sampler

    Clasps, Clusters and Beads: A Collection of Rigid Heddle Techniques

    $200.00

    A virtual class with Deborah Jarchow

     

    Feb 11, 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 12, 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 18, 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 19, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Ready to add more color and texture to your rigid-heddle projects? Join Deborah for a few simple techniques to make intricate and colorful fabrics: clasped weft, clasped warp, Brooks Bouquet with beads, and beaded Leno Lace. You will make a sampler scarf and walk away with the skills to jazz up your future woven projects!

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 hours of class.
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  • Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

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

    Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth yarn with drape — 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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. An optional materials fee of $45 will be collected during class.
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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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  • Custom-Fitting Existing Patterns

    Custom-Fitting Existing Patterns

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

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

    Learn how to modify a pattern via charting as you explore the finer points of fit and fabric.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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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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  • 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 All Around

    Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Amy Snell

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

    I-Cord makes a tidy and beautiful edge on any project — especially shawls, scarves, and more. Learn how to cast on and bind off with I-cord edging and how to knit I-cord selvedges as you go.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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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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  • Fractal Explosions from Prep to Ply

    Fractal Explosions from Prep to Ply

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

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

    Want to play with stripes and color? This hands-on class is for all spinners: both spindle and wheel spinners, from ultra-textured art-yarn spinners to traditional lace-weight spinners! Explore the structure of the fractal ply, both with a braid of hand-dyed top and with colorways you create.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. Optional $35 materials fee will be collected during class.
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  • How to Work with Repeat Patterns

    How to Work with Repeat Patterns

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Phyllis Bell Miller

    Mar 2, 1:30-4:30pm

    Say “Good-bye” to plain stockinette or simple crochet fabrics by learning how to substitute repeat patterns into your work!

    $90.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Knitting Comfortably

    Knitting Comfortably Ever After: Ergonomics for Knitters

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Carson Demers

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

    Aquire a little knowledge and learn some simple changes that can keep you knitting comfortably and safely ever after!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Knitting with Three Colors (Without dropping , getting tangled or Swearing)

    Knitting with Three Colors (Without Dropping, Getting Tangled, or Swearing)

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Kristin Drysdale

    Mar 2, 1:30-4:30pm & Mar 3, 1:30-4:30pm

    Learn to knit with two and three colors in a round with ease (without dropping yarn, getting tangled, or swearing) as you make the Lady Catherine Hat.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 class hours. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Landscape Embroidery for Beginners: a Modern Approach

    Landscape Embroidery for Beginners: A Modern Approach

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Rosanna Diggs

    Mar 2, 1:30-4:30pm

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. A $39 kit fee is required and will be collected during class.
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  • Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom and Use Up your Stash

    Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom and Use Up your Stash

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Deborah Jarchow

    Mar 3, 9:00 am and 2:00 pm

    Learn to weave and make a scarf in this class. It’s easy, fun, productive, and addictive!

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Make Design Decisions Like a Pro: Using Professional Techniques to Design or Modify Any Project

    $150.00

    A virtual class with Phyllis Bell Miller

    Feb 18, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Feb 19, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Whether you design an item from scratch or modify an existing one; whether you knit, crochet, quilt, sew, embroider, plan a wardrobe or home dec, this workshop gives you the tools to make more informed design decisions.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class.
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  • Making Color Work for You: The Professional Guide to Understanding, Creating, and Using Exciting Color Schemes

    Making Color Work for You: The Professional Guide

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Phyllis Bell Miller

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

    Learn how to select and use color like a pro, including coordination, color groups, value keys, neutrals, color proportions, undertones, 25+ color schemes, and more.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Modern Hand Embroidery for Beginners

    Modern Hand Embroidery for Beginners

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Rosanna Diggs

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

    If you can follow instructions and have just a bit of patience, then you can embroider! We will be learning eight stitches using Hexie Harmony which is a modern sampler, so everyone’s design can be unique.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. A $39 kit fee is required and will be collected in class.
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  • My Aching Hands and Wrists

    My Aching Hands and Wrists

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Carson Demers

    Mar 5, 1:30-4:30pm

    Learn what contributes to knitter’s discomfort and, most importantly, how to avoid it.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • OOOPS! Correcting Mistakes and Learning to "Read" Your Knitting

    OOPS! Correcting Knitting Mistakes and Learning to Read Your Knitting

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Harry Wells

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

    Learn to read your knitting and become a more confident, informed knitter able to avoid or correct most mistakes.

    $90.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Pinwheel Sampler on Rigid Heddle

    Pinwheel Sampler on Rigid Heddle

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Deborah Jarchow

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:300pm

    Learn how a simple striped warp becomes even more spectacular when you weave this interesting pinwheel pattern using pick-up sticks.

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