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Dec 1 Twined Basket
Dec
1
1:00 PM13:00

Dec 1 Twined Basket

$70.00
Instructor: Analise Minjarez
# of Students: 4-8
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Create a beautiful and functional twined basket in the round. Learn how to weave with round reed, begin with a six pointed star base and weave a spiral to form the basket. Finish the lip of the basket and add a leather strap to hang on the wall. This is a wonderful beginning level basket weaving class, all levels are welcome.

*Enter code BUDDY at checkout to receive 10% off when you register with a buddy. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates.

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Oct 27 Sculptural Netting
Oct
27
3:00 PM15:00

Oct 27 Sculptural Netting

$55.00
Instructor: Analise Minjarez
# of Students: 4-8
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Explore open-work textiles through the process of 3D knotted netting around objects! Learn the cultural history of net making and develop conceptual ideas of the netted vessel. Consider how nets and objects can tell a story or hold a memory. Leave with a completed netted artwork and the skills to create future projects. No previous knowledge of net making or other fiber techniques are required. Materials include a rock, found objects, waxed linen and paper yarn.

*Enter code BUDDY at checkout to receive 10% off when you register with a buddy. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates.

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July 29 Macrame Lace Plant Hanger
Jul
29
12:00 PM12:00

July 29 Macrame Lace Plant Hanger

$75.00
Instructor: Analise Minjarez
# of Students : 4-12
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Students will learn beginning knotting techniques to create a sturdy and stellar looking three-dimensional plant hanger. Taught by fiber artist Analise Minjarez, these beginning knots are the first steps to a continued practice is textile crafts. Using cord, you will create a unique lace plant hanger that includes a succulent, planter, cord, and brass ring.

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July 7 & July 8 Indigo Dyeing + Clay Resist
Jul
7
to Jul 8

July 7 & July 8 Indigo Dyeing + Clay Resist

$225.00 | Members/Seniors (65+): $210.00
Course Number:2908
Visiting Artist Instructors: Tierra Firme: Analise Minjarez & Sarita Westrup
Dates: Sat, 7/7/2018 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Sun, 7/8/2018 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Studio: Droste Design Studio | Building: Santikos Building
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Learn to print on cloth with clay resist paste and over dye with organic indigo! The first day, students will learn how to make collograph plates out of easy to find materials, discuss cloth stretching techniques, review fabric gridding methods, and learn simple textile printing approaches to create their clay resist printed cloth. The second day, students will learn how to make and maintain an organic fructose indigo vat and will work in groups to dye, rinse, and hang their clay resisted artworks. Cotton and silk noil fabrics will be used and students will leave with samples of printed cloth with unique designs for use in future projects. Please see the SSA website for a list of material.

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June 24 Indigo Dyeing + Clay Resist Printing
Jun
24
10:00 AM10:00

June 24 Indigo Dyeing + Clay Resist Printing

$200.00
Instructor: Tierra Firme: Analise Minjarez & Sarita Westrup
# of Students: 4-10
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Learn to print on cloth with clay resist paste and over dye with organic indigo!  Students will learn how to make simple collograph plates out of easy to find materials, discuss cloth stretching techniques, review repeat design methods, and learn easy textile printing approaches to create their clay resist printed cloth. Participants will print on cotton and raw silk.  Students will also learn how to make and maintain an organic fructose indigo vat and will work in groups to dye, rinse, and hang their clay resisted artworks. Students will leave with samples of printed cloth with unique designs to be used in future projects. All materials are provided!

*Enter code BUDDY at checkout to receive 10% off when you register with a buddy. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates.

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June 16 Twined Basket
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

June 16 Twined Basket

$55.00
Instructor: Tierra FirmeAnalise Minjarez and Sarita Westrup
# of Students: 4-8
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Create a beautiful and functional twined basket in the round. Learn how to weave with round reed, begin with a six pointed star base and weave a spiral to form the basket. Finish the lip of the basket and add a leather strap to hang on the wall. This is a wonderful beginning level basket weaving class, all levels are welcome.

*Enter code BUDDY at checkout to receive 10% off when you register with a buddy. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates.

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May 19 Botanical Inks + Handmade Books
May
19
3:00 PM15:00

May 19 Botanical Inks + Handmade Books

$65.00
Instructor: Tierra FirmeAnalise Minjarez and Sarita Westrup
# of Students : 4-8
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This workshop will explore the use of botanical inks on cotton paper and simple bookbinding techniques. Learn how to mix harmonious natural inks with cochineal, marigold, and cutch to receive a wide range of colors on paper. Then bind your pages up using the Japanese stab binding
technique to create a beautiful sketchbook to take home.

*Enter code BUDDY at checkout to receive 10% off when you register with a buddy. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates.

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