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Fiber Arts

Intro to Needle Felting

In this class students will discover how fun and easy it is to create with wool fleece. From simple wool beads to intricately detailed small figures, the creative possibilities are endless! Students will leave class with new felted creations plus the tools and knowledge to keep on creating more at home.

Dates & Times

#1: July 28, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: September 22, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: November 17, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: December 15, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Repurposing Fiber with Warm Wax

This class is an opportunity to take used natural fiber clothing (silk, cotton, linen) such as shirts, skirts, scarves, even (pliable) handbags, deconstructed hats and shoes -- and make them into transformed 3-d artwork. We'll be adding wire and wax for support to make freestanding encaustic sculptures.

Dates & Times

August 17, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Visible Mending with Tenum

In this class we discuss ethical fashion practices and how mending goes hand in hand with that mission. I'll teach basic hand sewing techniques and how to design a sashiko stitch pattern to make your mending a beautiful work of art.

Dates & Times

October 5, Saturday 11 am-1:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Amanda McLaurin
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1