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10:00 am

Design Your Own Boxy Tee with Cal Patch

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Instructor: Cal Patch Sewing your own clothes is satisfying and practical. Drafting your own patterns goes one step further and puts the entire design process in your hands. Cal will teach you how to draft a pattern for a simple woven top that can easily be customized in myriad ways. This is a perfect intro […]

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11:00 am

Drop Spindle 101

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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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2:00 pm

Pembina Fibreshed: Spinning Alpaca, Mohair and Silk Workshop

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PEMBINA TRAIL LIBRARY, 2724 PEMBINA HIGHWAY
WINNIPEG, Canada
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Expand your spinning knowledge beyond sheep's wool in this hands-on class. Bring your wheel or spindle and sample several different types of fibre: alpaca, mohair, silk and combinations.  Experiment with ways to process, blend and spin these types of fibre. This class comes with an ample goody bag; you'll have a few ounces of several […]

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2:30 pm

Spinning Circle

May 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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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4:00 pm

EcoPrinting on Silk

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio, 1322 Pomona St
Crockett, CA 94525
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EcoPrinting on Silk Scarves   Remember those old leaf prints you made in elementary school?  Maybe you put a leaf down and rubbed crayon all around it, leaving an outline of the leaf.  Maybe you painted the leaf and pressed it down on paper, creating a print that showed the outline, veins, and irregularities. Fast forward […]

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