Expect to have a tactile experience with textures, naturally dyed thread, yarn, reed, shells, recyclables, roving and embellishments from nature. Bring the outdoors in this winter as you learn weaving terms and techniques for small piece works. Learn to better understand materials use and the connection with environmental best practices. Learn how and where to connect and source from nature, farmers and artisans whose art form aligns with weaving and fiber arts. Design, composition, color and tool use will be covered to assist participants with a wall hanging, phone or book cover, wallet or small bag with or without a shoulder strap. Learn ways to make your own toggle or button. A small set-up for dyeing with natural dyes will be in place to provide hands on learning. Plenty of instructor dyed materials are included as well. Classes will be 4 hours (from 10:00 -2:00), so students should bring lunch and a drink. Hands-On Activity (e.g., Computer, Art)
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