Sashiko: The Art of Japanese Mending

January 28, 2023 7:24 pm

This online class through the John C Campbell Folk School is designed to give you an introduction to the history and technique of sashiko. Try out several styles and figure out where you fit in this rich tradition. Four weekly two-hour sessions. A kit containing materials for the classes will be sent to all students….

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SAORI: Weaving without Boundaries

January 5, 2023 1:57 pm

Explore the beautiful SAORI weaving philosophy from Japan where there are no rules and no mistakes. This philosophy encourages you to “look out through eyes that shine” and see beauty in new ways. It places more importance on free expression and creativity than on technical skills or the regularity of the woven cloth. SAORI Looms …

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The Art of Making & Spiritual Ecology

November 23, 2022 11:02 am

A FOUR-WEEK LIVE INTERACTIVE ONLINE INTENSIVE, TUESDAYS 1-4 PM MST I invite you to join me on a journey of exploration of self and other through the art of making sculpture at one of my Live & Interactive Online Fiber Sculpture Sessions. Each session is designed to enliven your art practice through making. I will …

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Fused & Formed: Fiber Sculpture Workshop

November 22, 2022 10:16 am

During this ONLINE workshop you will learn a how to make contemporary textured paper with flax roving using a fusing technique similar to felting but without agitation. Use your beautiful paper to create sculpture by casting the paper with found moulds or a mould you create. Flax fiber paper can be used with book art …

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Flax Paper Collage

November 22, 2022 10:14 am

At this ONLINE workshop we will explore the ethereal and resilient nature of papermaking. This meditative and non-traditional, contemporary technique offers many possibilities for creating collage, folded books, and bas-relief wall hangings. You will learn how to transform flax roving into beautiful textured paper with inclusions such as thread, plant fiber, ink and stains. Additional …

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