Textile Workshops

Fall, Winter, and Spring Sessions:


Fall: October 17 to December 17, 2022 (8 weeks)
Winter: January 9 to March 4, 2023 (8 weeks)
Spring: March 6 to April 29, 2023 (8 weeks)
Late Spring: May 1 to May 27, 2023 (4 weeks)

Playful Pot of Blooms

Days & Times:
Friday (February 24) - 12pm-3pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

Learn to make a raw edge floral bouquet still life, creating your very own original fiber collage. Easy for any level. Use pre-printed floral fabrics or learn to cut your own. Easy fast fusing. Explore designing with your intuitive side and discover those serendipitous moments. No sewing machine is required. No patterns are needed. Finishing options will be shown and discussed.


Playful Pot Of Blooms Supply List

Art Quilts 101

Days & Times:
Friday (November 4) - 12pm-3pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

Art Quilts 101 Beginners welcome! Starting simple, you will learn how to collage your fabrics and scraps and use a fusible web for fast and easy designing. Explore your own creativity. Learn to work spontaneously and intuitively with color and design elements to create your own one-of-a-kind art quilt to hang and display. You have permission to play with your own color palette and create your own adventure in Art Quilts. There are no rules and no patterns. This is a fun and playful class and it will inspire endless ideas. No sewing machine is needed, but stitching tips and finishing techniques will be shown and discussed. This is a process class and finishing will be done on your own. Ideas and examples will be shown for inspiration. Design as you go. Minimal or no piecing, no patterns, no math, stress-free, no rules, and no mistakes.

Traditional Ebru Marbling with Carrageenen & Acrylics on Paper & Fabrics (Cottons & Silks)

Days & Times:
March 23 and March 24 - 10am-4pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio F
Instructor:

Unlike many Art Forms which take years to master, marbling will inspire you with instant success! Peggy teaches traditional marbling techniques using carrageenan and acrylic paints. You will learn patterns of Feather, Bird Wing, Chevron, Peacock, Spanish Wave, Stone Marble, etc. to create 20-30 marbled papers AND fabrics which can be incorporated into greeting cards, scrapbooking, quilting (fat quarters), collages, framed art, journal covers and so much more. Reference books & handout packet provided. All materials are included in the tuition.

Traditional Marbling on Paper, Cottons, & Silk Scarves

Days & Times:
February 2 and February 3 - 10am-4pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio F
Instructor:

Unlike many Art Forms which take years to master, marbling will inspire you with immediate gratification and success! Peggy teaches traditional marbling techniques using carrageenan (powdered seaweed) and acrylic paints. You will learn patterns such as Feather, Bird Wing, Chevron, Peacock, etc. to create 20-25 marbled papers/fabrics which can be incorporated into greeting cards, scrapbooking, quilting (fat quarters), collages, framed art, journal covers and so much more. You will also create 1-2 long silk scarves. Reference books & handout packet provided. All materials are included in the tuition.

Textile Art Collage: Heart Notes

Days & Times:
Fridays - 12pm - 3pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

Let’s get colorful and happy with creating fun and playful hearts to display all year long with easy fusible fabric collages.

You have permission to play and create with your own fabric palette, creating your own adventure into Art Quilts. There are no rules, no patterns, and no mistakes. This is a fun and playful class that embraces imperfection and getting loose. Connect with your inner child, hand-cutting hearts, and use journaling to create your messages of love, and inspiration.

This is a process class and finishing will be on your own. Finishing and displaying ideas shown and discussed.

Botanical Printing

Days & Times:
February 11 and February 12 - 10am - 4:30pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

During this jam-packed workshop, we will explore several botanical printing techniques including printing using the steaming method and using dye blankets to enrich the colors obtained from the leaves themselves. Discussion topics and demonstrations include when to use mordants, how to prepare both cellulose and protein fibers for printing, using acid dyes for color and an
overview of natural dyes, and how to create and use natural dye blankets. Completed projects include a one-of-a-kind, eco-printed silk scarf and several fabric samples to use in textile art or sewing projects.

There will be a 30-minute lunch break. Bring a sack lunch or explore local dining options.

There is a $50 material kit included in the tuition for this workshop.