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Hand Stitching Quilts: Skill Building for Beginners at Slowfiber

 
3/29/24
 
$95
 
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Slowfiber presents a workshop with Lyn Sandberg entitled Hnad Stitching Your Quilts, Like Days Gone By , a skill-building class for beginners on Friday, March 29, 12pm-4pm. Fee is $95. Please register here .

You know the difference in the feel of a hand-quilted and a machine-quilted quilt. Let's learn to do it like our ancestors.

Nuno Felting for Beginners at Slowfiber

 
2/9/24
 
$75
 
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Slowfiber presents Nuno Felting for Beginners on Friday, Feb. 9, 1pm-4pm. Fee is $75. Register on Slowfiber's website.

In this workshop, you'll learn about the technique that bonds soft, pre-dyed, loose, merino wool fibers into silk gauze, creating a lightweight, strong bond full of visual possibilities.

Slowfiber Sewing Lessons: How to Use a Pattern

 
2/7/24
 
$120
 
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Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons: Learn to Use a Simple Pattern for the Adult Who Knows Their Sewing Machine at 5:30pm-7:30pm on Wednesdays, Feb 7-28.

Choose your own fabric and we'll copy a pattern together to make a simple tunic. Register on our website . Fee is $120.

Artisan Holiday Craft Sale at Slowfiber 2023

 
11/25/23
 
 
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Slowfiber presents our first-ever Artisan Holiday Craft Sale opening Saturday, Nov. 25, 10am-3pm, and continuing through Dec. 23 at the shop. You'll find beautiful textiles, hand knit goods, slow stitched items, & more by 12+ local makers .

Beginner Embroidery Class at Slowfiber

 
10/18/23
 
$75
 
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Join Lisa Ruminski in the Slowfiber classroom for a Beginner Embroidery Class. In this two-part class, learn to add standard embroidery to garments and home-goods. You'll learn the five foundation stitches and how to vary them to outline, fill, and create decorative edges. Register here.

Beginner Hand-Stitching Class at Slowfiber

 
10/14/23
 
$60
 
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Did you know that sewing is not just for sewing machines? Hand-stitching is so cathartic and soothing that many if us can't imagine a life without it. It doesn't need to be complicated or fancy to be good.

In...

Make a Hand Stitched Organic Cotton Breton T-Shirt at Slowfiber

 
10/10/23
 
$175
 
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Did you know you don't need a sewing machine to make clothes? With a simple pattern and a few tricks, you could make this cute, organic jersey cotton Breton t-shirt (sizes XS-4X) in your lap while sitting in front of...

Traditional English Paper-Piecing Class at Slowfiber

 
9/22/23
 
$55
 
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Slowfiber presents a workshop on traditional English Paper-Piecing taught by Lyn Sandberg on Friday, September 22, 9am-12pm. Fee is $55. Register on Slowfiber's website.

Sweet little hexagons can be used for quilting, applique, and surface design. Lyn will teach us the traditional way of cutting, basting, and whip-stitching them together by hand.

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
9/6/23
 
$100
 
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Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, September 6-27. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $100.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Beginner Quilting Class at Slowfiber

 
8/25/23
 
$200
 
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Slowfiber's Beginner Quilting Class, Part 2 starts on Friday, August 25, 1pm-3:30pm, and continues monthly through November. If you're new to quilting or just need some help with the minutiae of machine piecing then get in here!

This round of classes builds on the first semester of work at Slowfiber (February-May) but can be learned independent of the first semester. We'll teach a new six inch quilt block each class.

Registration Deadline for Slowfiber Book Club: "The Intentional Thread"

 
7/4/23
 
$50
 
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Join Slowfiber owner Jaki Canterbury for a Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along featuring the book The Intentional Thread: A Guide to Drawing, Gesture, and Color in Stitch by Susan Brandeis. We will meet online on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, July 27 - Nov 9. Fee is $49.99 plus tax (and shipping if you aren't local); book is included, linen fabric add-ons are available for additional fee. Registration deadline is July 4.

The is not a class but a creative support and sharing book club. To participate, you need to be able to hand stitch. For more info and to register, visit the Slowfiber website .

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
5/10/23
 
$95
 
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Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, May 10-24. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $95.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Learn to Make a Stash-Buster Dress or Tunic at Slowfiber

 
3/28/23
 
$150
 
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Have you ever wished you could make use of all of your leftover fabric pieces that are too small for standard garments? Slowfiber presents a six-week class where you'll learn how to make a Stash-Buster Dress or Tunic out of those scraps combining textures and colors.

Class runs Tuesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, March 28-May 2. Fee is $150. Register on the Slowfiber website. Students should be able to operate their sewing machine very well and follow a simple pattern.

Learn Antique Lace Making - Tatting - at Slowfiber

 
3/17/23
 
$110
 
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Slowfiber presents a class in tatting (antique lace making) taught by Melanie Cervi of the Carmel Crafts Guild. Classes begin on Friday, March 17, 2:30pm-5pm, and continue monthly through May.

Learn to create tatted lace using cotton thread. Melanie will teach the basics of double stitch, show us how to read patterns, and help us discover ways to use the beautiful pieces we create.

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
3/8/23
 
$95
 
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Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, March 8-22. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $95.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Quilt Square of the Month Club Begins at Slowfiber

 
2/22/23
 
$200
 
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Slowfiber's Quilt Square of the Month Club for beginning quilters starts on Wednesday, February 22, 10:30am-1:30pm, and continues monthly through May.

If you are new to quilting or just need some help with the minutiae of machine piecing then get in here! We'll be stacking skills each month and making 6-inch quilt blocks.