Introduction to Crochet: Hat
In this 2 day workshop, you will learn basic stitches and explore a variety of yarns and a hook, the beginning techniques and patterning of crocheting a winter hat. Crochet is a wonderful craft that will open up many creative possibilities in fiber!
This workshop will experiment with non- traditional and recycled materials to create patterns of forms used in the construction of baskets. Learn basic three-dimensional weaving techniques, apply them, and create a small basket to take home!
Surface Design: Fundamentals
In this introductory course to surface design on textiles, explore resist dyeing, batik, mono printing, fabric collage, and embroidery. Use printmaking techniques including relief on block and plexiglass printing to create patterns and repetition on large pieces of cotton. This course is essential to explore pattern making and repetition on fabric.
Introduction to Papermaking
In this course, explore papermaking, binding, and folding to make a journal or an artist book with your own handmade paper! Explore techniques such as collecting fibers, beating the pulp, and pulling sheets. A variety of surface design techniques like pulp-painting, embossing, watermark making, mono-printing, and marbling will also be covered.
Surface Design: Screen Printing
Explore surface design through screen printing with contact paper. Experiment with surface embellishment while printing your own designs on white cotton. Develop two patterned fabrics and be introduced to industry-level printing opportunities, allowing for mass production of the created fabric.