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  • Diligent Stitches Playground

    A Playground of Stitches

    $150.00

    A virtual class with Veronique Diligent

    Oct 8, 5:00-7:00pm; Oct 9, 5:00-7:00pm; and Oct 15, 5:00-7:00pm CDT

    t’s all about threads and stitches….as you learn new embroidery stitches and explore ways to use the standards for lively designs that will engage even the more seasoned embroiderers.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Drum Carding

    Adventures in Drum Carding

    $150.00

    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.

    $150.00
    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

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

    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 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Bargello Revival Sampler

    Bargello Revival Sampler

    $200.00

    A virtual class with Linda Pietz

    Oct 8, 10:00am-12:00pm; Oct 9, 10:00am-12:00pm: Oct 15, 10:00am-12:00pm and Oct 16, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT

    Students will learn how to work twelve different Bargello stitches and variations of those stitches.

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 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

    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.

    $80.00
    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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  • Color magic for the Rigid-Heddle

    Color Magic for Rigid Heddle Weavers

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Yoriko Oki

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

    Join weaver, dyer, and colorist Yoriko Oki and focus on the special challenge (and opportunity) that combining colors in warp and weft yarns provides.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $20 materials fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

    Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST

    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 08/17/22. An optional materials fee of $45 will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    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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  • Crochet for Knitters

    Crochet for Knitters

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Lisa Myers

    Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST

    Every knitter should own a crochet hook — and know how to use it! From fixing dropped stitches to assembly, embellishment, and weaving in ends, there are so many ways that simple crochet techniques can improve your knitting.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 class hours. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws Pattern Stitch

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

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

    This pattern designed by Xandy Peters is an intriguing knit with multiple increases and decreases worked across select rows — now it can be worked in crochet! Lily shows you how.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 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

    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.

    $150.00
    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

    Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm PST

    .Learn how to modify a pattern via charting and explore the fine points of fit. We’ll change the neckline, lengthen the sleeves, etc.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends 8/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Custom-Fitting Existing Patterns

    Custom-Fitting Existing Patterns

    $150.00

    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.

    $150.00
    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

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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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

    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.

    $80.00
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  • Double Knit in Color

    Double Knit in Color

    $90.00

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    $320.00

    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!).

    $320.00
    Price includes 12 hours of class.
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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

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Early Bird! Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Explorations in Intarsia

    Explorations in Intarsia

    $150.00

    A virtual class with Sarah Peasley

    Oct 8, 2:00-4:00pm; Oct 9, 2:00-4:00pm; and Oct 16, 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    In-tar’-zha. In-tar’-zee-ya. No matter how we choose to say it, intarsia is fun, Fun, FUN!

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class.
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  • Fixing Mistakes in Knitting

    Fixing Mistakes in Knitting

    $90.00

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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  • Early Bird! Floribundance: Crochet 3D Flowers

    Floribundance: Crochet 3D Flowers

    $80.00

    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!

    $80.00
    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

    Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm &  Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    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 08/17/22. Optional $35 materials fee will be collected during class.
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