Events & Workshops
Thank you to all of you who have joined us in a workshop! We are offering workshops again
with the following guidelines:
* Instructor and participants must wear
* Small class size.
* Doors and windows open for fresh air circulation.
* We have also added an air purifier to the shop for extra protection when it's too cold
to keep doors open .
* Hand sanitizer and soap and water readily available for frequent hand washing.
For more information and/or registratration for our future offerings, stop by the shop,
call us at 802.881.8997, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUMMER / FALL 2020
Fall Classes 2020 – All classes are on Sunday afternoon and are limited to 3 - 5 participants; masks required.
AS OF SEPTEMBER 19, ALL fall CLASSES ARE FULL. Please email us at to be on our waiting list. We email our upcoming classes to our email list before posting publicly, and due to small class size, the classes usually fill up without posting to our website, Facebook, etc. If you would like to be the first to know of upcoming classes, please join our email list. We send emails infrequently - only for classes and special events.
September 20 – Kumihimo Braiding with Tamra Higgins - $40 – includes materials – 1:00 – 3:00
Learn the basics of Kuminhimo braiding that uses a disk and thread or
yarn to create lovely straps that can be used for many purposes.
September 27 – Patchwork or Barnboard Landscape Needle Felting with
Kathy Giroux – $65 includes materials - 1:00 – 3:00
Create a gorgeous “Patchwork” sunflower or “Barnboard” sheep scene
with wool. Kathy teaches the basics of needle felting in this session but
all levels of needle felters are welcome.
October 11 – Intro to Weaving, Part 1 – Weaving Cloth with Claire Milne - $50– 12:30 – 3:30 (you do not need to take Parts 2 or 3 to participate in this class).
This class will cover the process of weaving cloth on a 4-harness floor loom. Participants will learn how to: weave plain weave and twill, wind bobbins, pirns and quills; throw a shuttle; proper tensioning; use of floating selvages; weave a header; and finishing techniques.
October 18 – Needle felted sculpted Witch with Susi Ryan
$65 includes materials –1:00 – 4:00
Susi teaches the details of needle felting 3-D sculptures through
the creation of an adorable witch. This is a great class to take
your needle felting to a new level!
October 25 – Intro to Weaving, Part 2 – Setting up a 4 Shaft Loom with Claire Milne - $50 – 12:30 – 3:30 (you do not need to take Parts 1 or 3 to participate in this class).
This class will cover the process of “dressing” a 4-shaft loom. Participants will learn how to set up a 4-shaft loom using the “back-to-front system”, including the use of lease sticks and raddle; then proceed to thread heddles; sley the reed and tie the warp onto the front apron rod.
November 8 – Intro to Weaving, Part 3 - Planning a Weaving Project and Using a Warping Board with Claire Milne, $50 – 12:30 – 3:30 (you do not need to take Parts 1 or 2 to participate in this class).
This class will cover the process of planning a weaving project and making a warp for a 4 -shaft loom. Participants will learn how to calculate yardage needed; how to determine the “sett” of the cloth; which yarns to use for different projects; how to use a warping board.
November 15 – Needle Felted Santa Wall Hanging with Kathy Giroux -
$65 includes materials - 1:00 – 3:00
Create a festive holiday wall hanging that you’ll cherish for years! No experience