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Fiber Arts

Dyeing with Mushrooms and Lichen

Mushrooms are not just for eating, you can also derive a variety of colors to create a rainbow palette. I will go through the steps for natural dyeing, prepping yarn, have students create a dye card sample with yarn, and allow for a silk scarf to dye in the end.

Dates & Times

February 20, Sunday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Marion Richards
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

March 20, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 12 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Love Letters on Silk

These cards will show you really care! Do a series of small silk paintings and apply them to blank cards. Make one-of-a-kind Valentine cards for someone special, paint a varied selection of year-round cards to send, or package a set of several to give as a gift. Both beginners and experienced painters welcome. Also suitable for framing.

Dates & Times

February 12, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Lovely, Luminous Silk

Silk is a strong, lustrous, natural fabric with its own unique beauty. Paint it with colorful dyes to create an amazing piece to wear, pillow, frame, or appliqué.

Dates & Times

March 5, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Needle Felting Hearts

Learn the basics of needle felting while creating unique needle felted hearts for Valentine's Day. We will explore options for embellishing our hearts with more wool, beads and sequins. All supplies will be provided and you will take home felting tools, wool roving and inspiration to continue creating on your own.

Dates & Times

February 6, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 12 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2