Class Schedule for Fall Term 2018. Fall Term begins October 2, 2018 and ends December 13, 2018
All classes except Spinning Workshop and Acid Dye Basics are full with a wait list.
Navajo style weaving and Tapestry. Tuesday and Thursday. 10am-3pm. $170 plus materials. Class fee is for one day a week. Students can come twice a week if they wish to use the second day as studio time. Tapestry and Navajo style weaving class is full with a wait list.
Audrey Moore and Kevynne Layne teach Navajo style weaving and Terry Olson teaches Tapestry. Each student works on his/her individual project at his/her own speed, learning new techniques, learning how to use the tools and materials required, and how to choose and make designs. Please note that Terry Olson will only be teaching on Tuesdays. Thursday may be used as studio time.
Knitting class canceled Fall Term due to illness.
Spinning Workshops, Saturday, October 20 and October 27, 2018. Each day costs $40 plus $5 materials fee. 10am to 3pm. This is a two-day workshop. There are openings in this workshop. This yarn design workshop is not for beginners. The focus will be on twist, decorative plys and what your spinning wheel can do for you.
Beginning spinning workshops will be in Winter Term, with Dianne Langtry. February 2 and March 2, 2019. You can sign up now, or ask for more info. terry@DamascusFiberArtsSchool.com
Acid Dye Basics, One-day Workshop on October 13 and November 3, 2018. Class is $45, plus $5 for dyestuff/handout, plus $3 each for one-ounce skeins of wool. Class begins at 9am and usually ends around 4pm. Limit four (4) maximum students. (If you want to bring your own wool yarn, you must discuss with instructor PRIOR to day of class.)
In this one-day workshop with Sandy Kennard, learn how to use Acid Dyes for beautiful and colorful results with your wool yarn. You will get hands-on experience mixing different primaries to achieve specific and unique colors of yarn.
Participants will learn to use ProChemical Washfast Acid Dyes. This class of dye is known for good light-fastness, wash-fastness, ease of use, and rich colors. We will cover the process from beginning to end: wool preparation, mixing dyes, and developing your own color “recipes”.
Ravenstail Twining, Fall Term Only. October 18,25, Nov 1,8, 2018. 10am to 3pm. $100 plus $50 materials. Free loom plans or we can make your loom for $85. This class is full with a wait list.
John Beard teaches a class for beginning and intermediate students on Thursdays this fall. This workshop includes some history and culture about this style of weaving. Using high quality materials, you will make a small project like a medicine bag. John also teaches one day a month for students who need continuing instruction, usually first Thursday.
To Register contact Terry Olson at Terry@DamascusFiberArtsSchool.com. Your answer will come soon, so if you don’t see a reply, please check your spam file.