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10:00 am

Plants to Paper

May 4 @ 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 how to make handmade paper from local plant waste materials such as leaves and bark of common local plants. This class will cover how to make paper from “scratch” using materials found locally and easily available equipment and supplies and sustainable methods. We will identify, gather, cook, beat and form handmade paper from a […]

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Indonesian Batik + Indigo (2 DAY)

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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THIS IS A 2 DAY WORKSHOP. May 4 +5; 10 - 5 Artists Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam from Yogyakarta, Indonesia will hold a two-day workshop in batik using indigo dyes. This workshop will take participants through a step by step experience of the batik process. Ismoyo and Nia will share also some about the […]

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How to Make a Wool Comforter Class

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bodega Pastures Bodega, CA 94922 United States + Google Map

May 4 & 5 Learn to make a natural wool comforter from scratch with Hazel Flett, of Bodega Pastures ranch. Learn on-site at the ranch in Bodega, CA, and go home with your own local wool comforter. Materials (cotton muslin or sateen and wool batting) included in the cost. Cost: $200  Organic cotton available upon […]

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11:00 am

Inkle Loom Design + Weaving with Annie MacHale

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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Inkle Loom Design + Weaving with Annie MacHale Welcome to the land of inkle weaving! Annie MacHale, a weaver based in New Mexico, will be making a special trip to the studio to share her incredible inkle weaving knowledge! This class will provide students with color and design theory for warp-faced bandweaving and then give […]

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Weaving Warp Ikat

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakland Fiber, 1091 Calcot Pl., #314
Oakland, CA 94606
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Ikat is the technique in which yarn is tied and dyed before weaving. In warp ikat, the technique is applied only to the warp. Setting up the warp on the loom requires elaborate and precise work, but once this is accomplished, weaving is simple and quick.   Classes meet on four consecutive Saturdays: May 4, […]

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Wool Processing for Spinning​

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio, 1322 Pomona St
Crockett, CA 94525
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It’s Shearing Season!   Don’t know what to do with a raw fleece? I can teach you that! In my ​Wool Processing for Spinning​ class, you’ll learn how to select a fleece, prepare fiber for washing, the washing process, and preparation of washed and dried iober for spinning using a drum carder, hand cards, and […]

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12:30 pm

Cocoknits Sweater Workshop – 6 week class

May 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Cocoknits Sweater Workshop - May 4th + 11th, June 1st + 8th + July 13th + 20th Instructor: Julie Weisenberger of Cocoknits This six-week intensive will allow you the time and motivation to complete a knitted sweater. Cocoknits patterns are stylish and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for […]

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4:00 pm

Wet Felting

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio, 1322 Pomona St
Crockett, CA 94525
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Felting, while rather counterintuitive for a spinner, is such a fun thing to do. ​Wet Felting ​is a regular at the studio and the results are always stunning. You can ​register here​. 90 minutes, $60.

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