Ready to try the newest returning craft craze? Punch Needle may have origins in the 19th century, but with new materials and designs, it fits right into our modern sensibilities. This “initial” punch project covers all the basics for beginners. Experiment with various weights of yarn and sizes of punch.
Students will leave with semi-completed piece. Finishing the edges will be your responsibility, but we will cover various options.
$35 per person, includes use of punch tool, hoop, and assorted yarn. If you wish to purchase materials for further punching, supplies will be available at 15% off retail.
Class time approximately 3 to 3.5 hours. Recommended Ages 12+
If you have a rigid heddle loom sitting at home and you’re not sure where to begin, this demo is just what you need! Curious about weaving, but a little nervous to try? This demo is a perfect glimpse into the first steps.
I’ll be starting with an empty Cricket loom and will walk through the steps of measuring your warp yarn, dressing the loom, and preparing for weaving. Students will have the opportunity to get hands on experience.
This is just a good old Stitch ‘n Bitch plus food! I’ll make the soup and you can bring something to share if you like. You can knit, crochet, weave, spin – whatever you enjoy doing. Learn something new! Try out the wheels or looms in the studio. Share ideas. Bring friends. Spend an evening with like-minded, craft-oriented folks and maybe get a few rows done on your project!
A great introduction to needle-felting! Consider this as painting with fiber. We will use wool, silk, mohair, sparkles in layers to create these unique tiles. Each student will receive two tiles – circle or square is up to you. No prior fiber or yarn experience necessary. Recommended ages 12 and up.
$20 per person. Includes all materials needed to complete the project along with use of needle and foam. Anyone wishing to purchase additional supplies can do so at 15% off retail.