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9:30 am

Weave a Twined Basket with Charlie Kennard

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sonoma Community Center, 276 E Napa St
Sonoma, CA 95476 United States
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You always wanted to and now you have the chance. Come make a container with rush warps and tule wefts, using California Indian techniques. You will practice various twining stitches to make a patterned exterior, finish with a decorative rim, and perhaps a cordage handle. Tule baskets were very commonly made in many parts of […]

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10:00 am

2 Day Organic Indigo Dyeing w/ Linda Hartshorn

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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Join us for a 2 DAY workshop immersed in organic indigo with Linda Hartshorn! May 18 & 19. Discover the Organic Indigo Vat, a way of indigo dyeing that uses fruits and other natural substances to dye beautiful natural blues. Developed by Michel Garcia, the “1 2 3” method works faster than fermentation and does […]

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Sculptural Papermaking

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Studio Santa Rosa, 3840 Finley Ave, Bldg 32, Studio 107
Santa Rosa, CA
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Learn to make handmade paper sculptures and installation art using a variety of plant fibers and combining hand papermaking with various sculpture techniques, such as casting, embossing, molding, constructing, building over armatures and modeling. We will create handmade paper sculptures and mixed media works using pulps made from abaca, kozo (mulberry bark), cotton, and other […]

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1:00 pm

Tapestry Weaving 101

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Tapestry Weaving 101 Instructor: Shaine Drake Catch weaver fever! In this class, you will learn the basics of tapestry weaving so you can make woven wall hangings. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from Bay Area artist Shaine Drake! She will bring in plenty of samples of her own work and a list of her favorite resources. […]

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3:00 pm

Dying and Spinning Silk Hankies

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio, 1322 Pomona St
Crockett, CA 94525
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Silk hankies are luscious squares of silk fiber, each one made by stretching a single silkworm cocoon over a frame.  They dye in vibrant colors and spin up into beautiful and unique yarn. During this workshop, you’ll dye a stack of hankies in colors of your choice, and learn to spin some already dyed and […]

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