Volunteer at Sheep-To-Shawl at the State Fair- Great Time!
Shades of New Mexico Show - Oct 13 - Nov 25, 2018. Please Enter. Deadline is Sept 1.
by Myra Chang-Thompson and Carla Wackenheim
Dates: Tues, Aug. 28 1-4 ,Weds., Aug 29; 9-4
Eco-printing is a technique developed by Australian dyer India Flint, which involves bundling leaves, flowers & plant matter in cloth or felt and then steaming or dyeing the bundles in a plant based dye vat. Instructors, Carol Wackenheim & Myra Chang-Thompson will lead participants through eco dyeing. Using natural dyes and a non-toxic mordant, participants will create unique samples & 2 eco-dyed scarves. Cost is $90 for guild members and $125 for non-members with a materials fee of $35. Contact Myra at mchangt@yahoo. com or Carla at email@example.com with questions. For more information and a registration form please see this page.
An Interactive Dyeing Notebook Workshop
by Margaret Trousdale
Sunday, Aug. 19, 1-3
This highly organized workshop offers a view of craft dyeing for beginners and those who want to explore more about dyeing animal, plant and synthetic fibers. It starts with a page on participants’ interest in color and dyeing. They’ll get a structure for setting up an interactive dye notebook, a system for determining toxic vs non toxic, and pros and cons of four popular dyes and 7 kinds of mordants. Margaret will demonstrate the fun of Kool Aid and her glauber salt technique. By gluing succinct handouts on the left and taking notes on the right they’ll have a handy reference guide for their future efforts and resources. Cost is $30 which includes handouts. Supplies to bring: New composition or spiral notebook, pencil, pen, glue stick, paper cutting scissors, colored pencils and any color charts or samples you’d like to duplicate. The workshop is at the James Dwyer Substation, 12700 Montgomery NE. Pre-registration deadline is Aug.16. Contact Margaret to firstname.lastname@example.org or text (714) 721-7505. Mail check, made out to Margaret Trousdale to 4079 Sam Bratton NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114.
by Judy Chapman
Intro to Needle Felting - Aug 7; 10:30—2:00, $40. Make a pin cushion or owl while learning to needle felt. Bring a lunch.
Nuno Felt a one-of-a kind Scarf - August 14; 10:30—3:30, $85. Bring a lunch.
Wet Felt a Vessel - August 21; 10:30-2:30, $60 Bring a lunch.
Intro to Needle Felting - Tuesday August 28th - Make a pin cushion or owl while learning to needle felt. $40 includes supplies to make a pin cushion or owl. 10:30 - 2:00. Bring a lunch.
All classes are at Nob Hill Fabrics. All materials included. Call Judy at (540) 6612748 to schedule. If you don’t see a class you want or want a different date or time or class in your own home, Contact Judy. Classes can be arranged for a Saturday.
Curves in Tapestry Workshop
by Elizabeth Buckley
Thur-Sun, Oct. 25-28, 9:30-3:30
Curves present unique technical challenges in tapestry. In this workshop we will explore several approaches to weaving curves as shapes, as well as lines. Participants can expect to become more familiar with empty and full warps, eccentric wefts and shading techniques to depict shallow or steep curves, organic shapes, and meandering lines. This workshop will incorporate the use of shapebuilding and how to design weavable curves in tapestry, working from either the front or the back. Beginning/Intermediate level. Need to know who to warp your loom and basic tapestry techniques. The workshop is at Elizabeth Buckley’s studio in the South Valley. Contact her for more info and to sign up at: Elizabeth@elizabethbuckelytapestryartist.com
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