Category Archives: Class Description

Basically Bast

6 hour class (full day)20 student max Welcome to the world of bast plant fibers! Hold onto your linens, things areabout to get messy! During the morning, we’ll explore the preparation and processing ofbast fibers. In the afternoon, we’ll enjoy a sampler of bast fibers – flax, ramie, hemp, andjute. Dare to be bast-ic. For

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What the Fluff?: All About Loft

3 hour class (half day)20 student max We know lofty yarn is warm, fuzzy, and light yarn, but how do we getthere? We’ll explore the fiber qualities, preparations, drafting style, and ply structuresthat make a yarn lofty and where these yarns best perform. To get into the rightheadspace to really understand loft, we recommend wearing

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Why Does Wool Do That? 

3 hour class (half day)20 student max Some fiber is stretchy and some is drapey. Some wool feels prickly andsome doesn’t. Most wool felts… but some doesn’t. Why? We’ll explore the microscopyof fiber and what that means to the hand spinner. We’ll have something squishy for youto spin while we zoom in on the world

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Mixing Business and Pleasure

3 hour class (half day)20 student max Congratulations on deciding to start your new fiber arts business! Beforeyou make that first sale, though, there are a few things you need to know. Frombuilding your paper trail for taxes in the beginning, to mounting your first marketingcampaign, we’ll cover the basics of monetizing your hobby. We’ll

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