Class Schedule Winter 2019

Class Schedule for Winter Term 2019. Winter Term begins January 8, 2019 and ends March 14, 2019.

All classes except Spinning Workshop and Tapestry 3-Day Workshops 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.

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Navajo

tapestry

Tapestry

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.

New Workshops in Tapestry! 

To get you started learning tapestry, we designed a 3-day, 3-student semi-private workshop for beginners. Two workshops in Winter Term:

January 19-21, 2019, Terry Olson instructs.  This class is full.

March 16-18, 2019, Kiki Dembrow instructs.

3-day, 3-student semi-private tapestry workshops for beginners. $270. a $70 deposit is required to hold your space.

This fee includes 3 days of instruction, a 12″x 18″ copper pipe loom to keep, warp, and use of tools.  Weft is available for purchase in class and in shoppe, as are bobbins and extra warp.

Spinning Workshops, Saturday, February 2 and March 2, 2019. Each day costs $40 plus $5 materials fee.  10am to 3pm. A $20 deposit is required with your registration. Dianne Langtry is the instructor. Dianne teaches beginners how to spin and teaches spinners how to improve their technique.  Bring your own wheel or borrow one of ours. Email terry@DamascusFiberArtsSchool.com for more info or to register.

Knitting class canceled Fall Term due to illness.

Acid Dye Basics, NO CLASSES WINTER TERM.

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.)

Dyed Yarn

Dyed Yarn

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, 4-day workshop. 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. This class will probably be held in early summer.  Website will be updated with info. A wait list exists.

Ravenstail

Ravenstail

John Beard teaches a class for beginning and intermediate students on Thursdays this summer. 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 Wednesday.

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.