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Nov 10, 2023

Intermediate/Advanced Knitting

For knitters who have taken a beginning class or experienced knitters who would like to stretch themselves by taking on a more complicated project. Bring your own yarn, tools, and… 

Nov 5, 2023

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Oct 30, 2023

Mending Meditations 

Through ancestral techniques of mending and repair we will take a journey, repurposing bits of fabric, creating something beautiful and meaningful out of tattered, worn, old and even stained textiles.… 

Oct 30, 2023

Shibori Dyeing & the Natural Indigo Vat [Workshop]

This two-day workshop will teach you the basics of this traditional dyeing method and how to use and start your own natural indigo vat. Indigo is a traditional blue dye… 

Oct 30, 2023

Silk Transfer Dyeing  [Workshop] 

Dye a silk scarf using men’s silk neckties in a dye transferring process. This is a fun way to upcycle the ties no one wears anymore. Using a silk scarf… 

Oct 30, 2023

Upcycled Dress [Workshop]

If you know how to sew and want to expand your wardrobe with recycling, this workshop is for you. You’ll make a cute dress from a man’s shirt and a… 

Oct 30, 2023

Gender-Neutral Cross-Body Leather Bag [Workshop]

Soft and supple, our gender-neutral cross body bag provides a slim profile that can be worn under or over jackets. An easy access front pocket with magnetic strap and a… 

Oct 30, 2023

The Julie Leather Tote Bag [Workshop]

Sophisticated enough for an evening out and casual enough to use for shopping, the Julie Tote Bag is a one of a kind.  Learn how to cut out paper patterns,… 

Oct 30, 2023

Mini Leather Tote Bag [Workshop]

To work or play, this beautiful mini tote bag will be a timeless piece for any occasion. The workshop will cover cutting, sewing and fabrication, patternmaking/design, and tooling for the… 

leather journal

Jul 21, 2023

Leather Journals [Workshop]

Hemingway was never without his. Frida Kahlo’s are widely reproduced. Make your very own leather journal and learn to do leather sewing, dyeing, and stamping to personalize to your taste.… 


Jul 19, 2023

Weaving on a Floor Loom – Beginning Weaving

Learn to weave on the Crafts Center’s new Schacht Baby Wolf looms! You will first be introduced to reading a simple weaving draft. After discussing the interaction of weaving colors… 

Jul 19, 2023

Spinning 101

Learn to make yarn from various fibers using hand spindles and the Crafts Center’s new treadled wheels. Other skills will include preparing fiber for spinning, finishing yarn, and the basics… 

Jul 19, 2023

Spindle Spinning for Beginners [Workshop]

Learn to make yarn on a hand spindle, an ancient tool that’s still in use. The combination of a spindle’s portability and its ability to make very fine and very… 

Jul 19, 2023

Needle Felting [Workshop]

Learn the craft of needle felting by making a bold and colorful 2″ wide cuff bracelet or stunning neckpiece. The craft of needle felting is the process of embedding colorful wool… 

Jul 19, 2023

Jumbo Yarn Blanket [Workshop]

Make a super cozy throw blanket with nothing but your own hands! Bulky weight yarn will be provided in limited colors but can also be purchased at local craft stores.… 


Jul 19, 2023

Introduction to Sewing

Start sewing! Learn about selecting fabric, reading the printed pattern, laying out and cutting fabric, and using a sewing machine to make a simple garment. You will be learning to… 

Jul 19, 2023

Fabric Jewelry [Workshop]

Make fun necklaces, bracelets or pins using recycled tie-dyed T-shirts. When cut, rolled, and glued into colorful shapes they are transformed into unique jewelry. This is a fun and easy… 

Jul 19, 2023

Continuing Crochet: Granny Squares

Learn some more challenging crochet skills through Granny Squares! Multiple granny square motifs will be taught, and you will be able to choose what you make by how you connect… 

Jul 19, 2023

Beginning Knitting

Basic techniques include cast on, knit, purl, binding off, shaping, basic finishing, and information about types of tools, materials, and pattern resources. You may progress at your own speed. Advanced… 

Jul 19, 2023

Beginning Crochet

Learn the basics of crochet to make your very own scarf or bag! You will learn the basic techniques including chain, single crochet, slip stitch, and how to read a…