Workshops

Online Courses for New Shepherds & Small Farms

Preparing for Your Flock-Online course for new shepherds Are you thinking about starting your own flock of sheep? Do you want some guidance as you begin to get your farm ready for your new flock? In this online course I will guide you through choosing the right breed of sheep for your needs, making decisions […]

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Creating Wild and Crazy Yarns

Learn how to spin a variety of art yarns. Learn the rules and than how to break them. Private lessons. Fee: $25 hour.

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Drop Spindle and Spinning Wheel Lessons

Drop spindle and spinning wheel lessons are available as private lessons. Each class is about 2 to 3 hours. Fee: $25 an hour.

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Intro to Dyeing

This intro class will explore dyeing yarn with acid dyes and how different techniques give different effects on the yarn or fiber. Class includes fiber and materials. Time: 10am to 4pm Fee: $125 When: Friday, August 9th.

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Intro to Free-Form Tapestry Weaving

If you are looking for a new fiber craft and would like to use up your stash this workshop checks all the boxes. Free-form weaving on a frame loom is a fun introduction to traditional handweaving techniques. Everyone goes home with their work of art! Fee includes use of loom and materials. Fee: $125 Time: […]

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Intro to Natural Dyeing

A great entre to natural dyeing. Workshop will cover plants and fungi used for dyeing, harvesting and preparing dye vats with cochineal, osage orange, madder, goldenrod, jewel week and more. An indigo vat will be started. Fee: $125 includes yarn and dyes. Time: 10am to 4pm When: Saturday, July 27th.

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Intro to Wet Felting

Wet felting is a process used to turn wool and other animal fibers into a non-woven fabric. The process involves warm soapy water and agitation. We will explore 3 felting techniques, felting by hand to form a bowl, nuno felting and felting on a felting table. Fee includes fiber and supplies. Prepare to get a […]

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Rigid Heddle Weaving

Rigid Heddle Weaving is an affordable and easy way to explore the world of weaving. It is also a great stash buster! In this workshop you will learn how to warp the loom and explore techniques incorporating color and texture. Everyone goes home with their sample. Fee includes use of loom and materials. $125 Time: […]

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Needle Felting

Needle felting is the art of sculpting wool with special barbed needles. The needle barbs catch the scales on the wool and create a dense non-woven fabric which can be manipulated into any shape you like. In this workshop we cover the basics of needle felting and make a butterfly. Fee includes all materials and […]

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Drop-In Spinning

An informal educational workshop focused on what you want to learn. We will review wheel maintenance and explore different drafting and plying techniques. There will be time to focus on what you want to learn. Fee: $30 Time: 1:00 to 4:00pm One day session on the following dates: Sunday, July 14th, Sunday, August 4th, Friday, […]

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