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If your notice of withdrawal is received at least 10 days before the start of your workshop, you will receive a refund of the workshop cost, minus a $10 processing fee.

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    • 16 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC
    • 9

    Nothing says love for a spinner or knitter like some hand dyed fiber! Bring some yarns or roving ready to be dyed, and we will teach you how to make some amazing color blends.

    Instructor will supply dyes needed for projects. You should plan to bring your own yarn (white, cream or light grey) or roving to dye. Instructor will have fine wool roving available to purchase and dye for $15/ 4 oz. Also plan to bring rubber gloves and a plastic dish pan. 

    Class fee: $30, plus $5 material fee.

    Instructor: Judi Jetson

    • 24 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
    • 7

    Class Description: Learn to weave pictures and shapes on a simple frame loom using classic tapestry weaving techniques. Warped looms and yarn will be provided for your day of weaving, and you will take home a completed sampler on which you will have practiced techniques such as meet-and-separate, hatching, weaving diagonals and rectangular shapes, as well as learning to follow a design cartoon.

    Registration: Members $100, Non-members $120

    Materials Fee: $10

    Instructors: Karen Donde weaves garments, fashion accessories and home textiles for sale and teaches beginning-advanced weaving classes and assorted workshops for guilds and conferences. Teaching credits include HGA’s Convergence, Southeast Fiber Forum, Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association and Florida Tropical Weavers Conference. Living in Western North Carolina, she has taught locally at weaving and yarn shops and currently offers classes at Local Cloth. Donde is a juried member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, graduated in 2013 from Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts-Fiber program and earned HGA’s Level 1 Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving.

    Betty Hilton-Nash has been weaving tapestry for 25 years. Her tapestry career started at Pam Patrie Studios in Portland, OR, where she worked as a contract weaver for a year on a large commission. Betty has studied with leading tapestry weavers, such as Archie Brennan, Jean Pierre Larochette, and Phillip Playe from the Gobelin in Paris. She has won awards from the American Tapestry Alliance, Handweavers Guild of America, Blue Ridge Fiber Show, and the Australian Tapestry Workshop. She is currently president of Tapestry Weavers South.

    Butterfly Garden by Betty Hilton-Nash

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