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NEST – Leather & Fiber: a love story

March 8 - March 30
Sonoma Community Center, 276 E Napa St
Sonoma, CA 95476 United States
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Gallery Hours: Everyday 8 am – 9 pm   Keyaira Terry is pleased to present her debut solo exhibition at Gallery 212.   In this exhibition, Terry shows her most recent body of work of hand-woven pieces consisting of a mix of leather, locally sourced, high-quality wool and plant materials. Many of Terry’s pieces feature […]

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9:00 am

Beginning Weaving Weekend Intensive

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakland Fiber, 1091 Calcot Pl., #314
Oakland, CA 94606
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In beginning weaving, students learn to dress a loom, weave, and finish a project of their choice. Classes meet for a total of 10 hours. Students enrolled in Beginning Weaving can schedule free open studio time outside of class during the following week. $365 Sat-Sun, March 9-10, 9 am - 2 pm

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10:00 am

Weaving Introductory Workshop

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oakland Fiber, 1091 Calcot Pl., #314
Oakland, CA 94606
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Our introductory workshop gives an overview of the most fundamental weave structure. Students will become familiar with a loom and weave a project in three hours. No previous experience is necessary, and people of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Wear comfortable shoes to weave in.   Cost of materials is included in all Weaving […]

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10:30 am

Drop Spindle 101

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Drop Spindle 101 Instructor: Valerie Yep   Make your own wool yarn! In this class, you will learn spinning related vocabulary, learn to spin wool on a drop spindle, and gain the skills to spin a "singles" yarn. By the time you are through with class, you will be well on your way to creating your […]

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11:30 am

Tapestry Weaving for Beginners

March 16 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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Tapestry Weaving for Beginners Tapestry weaving is back in style and Oooo are we excited about it!! What we love about tapestry weaving; it is an instant gratification art, forgiving, simple and yet has endless design possibilities for every style. In 4.5 hours, you'll learn how to warp, weave, finish and hang your tapestry, using […]

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12:00 pm

Mapping Color: Ecoprinting with Plants

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Mapping Color: Ecoprinting with Plants Instructor: Sarah Ollikkala Jones   In this class, you will learn: + to print with flowers and leaves using The Modern Natural Dyer as a reference. + steps in the natural dyeing process to create long-lasting natural color on wool, silk, cotton, and linen. + which plants contain dye, their […]

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2:00 pm

Spinning Circle

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Spinning Circle   Looking for a space to work on spinning more even singles or refine your plying?   Want advice for working with a new fiber?   Verb is hosting a Spinning Circle for all levels so that you can continue and strengthen your spinning practice. Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow Bay Area […]

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Weaving Introductory Workshop

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oakland Fiber, 1091 Calcot Pl., #314
Oakland, CA 94606
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Our introductory workshop gives an overview of the most fundamental weave structure. Students will become familiar with a loom and weave a project in three hours. No previous experience is necessary, and people of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Wear comfortable shoes to weave in.   Cost of materials is included in all Weaving […]

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3:00 pm

NY Textile Lab: Regional Yarn Pop-Up + Raw Material Book Reading

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blue: The Tatter Textile Library, 505 Carroll Street, 2B
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Discussion with author and shearer Stephany Wilkes and Local Yarn Pop-Up Shophttps://www.tatter.org/   What is the journey from sheep to skein? Who is involved in the yarn making process? How many hands are involved in bringing us the fiber in our lives? What makes a gainfully employed woman in tech want to give it all […]

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