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Cancellation policy:

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.

There is no refund of workshop or processing fees if your notice of withdrawal is received less than 10 days before the start of your workshop, unless there is a waitlist and someone can fill the spot. You will be refunded less the $10 fee. If there is no refund, we will gladly provide you with a receipt for your donation to Local Cloth.

If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment or an unforeseen circumstance with the instructor, you will be issued a full refund and be notified prior to the start of your workshop.

WORKSHOPS

    • 30 Dec 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
    • 4
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    Learn how to create yarns that shift from one color into another or from a light hue to a super saturated one. We'll help you mix dyes and show you how to add speckles to create skeins of yarn that fade gradually from one to the next. Throughout the afternoon there will be some down time while the yarn is steaming, cooling, drying, etc. so please bring your WIPs to work on and any finished projects for show and tell. Knitters and crocheters are encouraged to bring patterns along to reference or discuss and weavers should come prepared to design your own custom piece. To allow for individual guidance, only 8 spaces are available.

    Level: Intermediate

    Materials Fee: $5 for Acid dyes, citric acid & vinegar

    Registration: Members $50, Non-members $60

    Instructor: Judi Jetson

    • 09 Jan 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC

    Did you know you can use materials like dirt, insects, and plants to dye yarn, string, and cloth? The Center for Craft has teamed up with Asheville-based weaver Danielle Burke and Local Cloth for an exciting hands-on experience! Drop in to Local Cloth’s studio for an evening of natural-dye and weaving tutorials. A collaborative weaving project will be on-site for participants to contribute to with their very own hand-dyed yarns! 

    This program is co-presented by the Center for Craft and Local Cloth, Inc. in conjunction with the exhibition In Times of Seismic Sorrows, on view August 21, 2018 - January 26, 2019 at the Center for Craft. 

    In Times of Seismic Sorrows is curated and organized by the Center for Craft. The Center for Craft is supported in part by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

     Pay at the door: $1-10 sliding scale, all ages welcome

    No preregistration required, just drop in, but if you want to register, sign up here.

     Instructor: Resident Artist Danielle Burke

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    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
    • 3
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    There are many textures that can be made as you make felt. We will investigate the use of resists, prefelts, and covering prefelts with silks. The pieces of felt can be incorporated into a purse, garment or neck scarf.

    Level: All

    Materials Fee:  $20 for Felting tools, prefelt, resist materials, fiber, plastic

    Registration: Members $50, Non-members $60

    Instructor: Resident Artist Joan Berner
    • 13 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
    • 10
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    An introductory course that will provide students with the necessary tools to begin exploring the magical world of eco printing. Fabric preparation, mordants, tannins, modifiers and plant selection will be explored. After a series of sampling with different techniques and methods, students will print a 14 x 72" silk scarf as their final project.

    Level: Beginner

    Materials Fee: $20 covers silk for sampling, a 14 x 72" silk scarf for each participate, mordants, dyes, modifiers and everything else necessary for successful results!

    Registration: Members $100, Non-members $120

    Instructor: Patricia Spangler

Past events

01 Dec 2018 One Day Rigid Heddle!
03 Nov 2018 Eco Printing - Playing with Nature's Colors
23 Oct 2018 Simple Felted Vest
20 Oct 2018 Plying Techniques for Multicolored Rovings
08 Sep 2018 Warp it! Paint it! Weave it!
18 Aug 2018 Medium Print: Eco Print with color
11 Aug 2018 Introduction to Eco Print
04 Aug 2018 Beginning Weaving Intensive/Refresher
21 Jul 2018 Kudzu Fiber Workshop
22 Jun 2018 Learn to Spin
27 May 2018 Indigo Dye Day
13 May 2018 Heritage Colors: Madder, Weld and Indigo
12 May 2018 Tapestry Weaving Techniques 2
05 May 2018 Chemistry of Natural Dyes
15 Apr 2018 Intro to Shibori: Clamping, Tying, and Pole Wrap
04 Mar 2018 Silk Painting using Natural Dye Extracts
03 Mar 2018 Surface Design with Natural Dye
24 Feb 2018 Tapestry Weaving Techniques
18 Feb 2018 Handmade buttons
04 Feb 2018 Handmade buttons
03 Feb 2018 Handmade buttons
16 Dec 2017 Hand Painted Yarn or Roving
02 Dec 2017 Weaving 2: Overshot - Stars, Roses & Tables
21 Oct 2017 Weaving Sticks Workshop
14 Oct 2017 Felt Your Way into the Roaring 20's
08 Oct 2017 Create a Nuno Felted Scarf
09 Sep 2017 Basic Hand Quilting
27 Aug 2017 Indigo Dye Days
26 Aug 2017 Learn to Spin Like Gandhi
22 Aug 2017 Indigo Dye Days
19 Aug 2017 Indigo Dye Days
11 Aug 2017 Eco Printing
06 Aug 2017 Eco Printing
15 Jul 2017 Three warps, Three Towels, Session 3
09 Jul 2017 Introduction to Indigo: Four Paths to Beautiful Color
07 Jul 2017 Learn to Felt
07 Jun 2017 The New Landscape of 3-Dimensional Felt
02 Jun 2017 Three warps, Three Towels, Session 2
06 May 2017 Growing Your Dye Garden
05 May 2017 Three warps, Three Towels Session 1
22 Apr 2017 Lucet Weaving
01 Apr 2017 Shibori Your Undies
19 Feb 2017 Getting Started With Natural Dyes
06 Jan 2017 Floor-Loom Weaving: Three Warps, Three Towels - Session III
17 Dec 2016 Basics of Wet Felting
09 Dec 2016 Creating Garments that Fit
04 Dec 2016 Embroidered Observations
02 Dec 2016 Floor-loom Weaving: Three Warps, Three Towels - Session II
19 Nov 2016 Sewing Techniques for Handwovens
11 Nov 2016 Getting the Yarn You Want from the Fiber and Wheel You Have
06 Nov 2016 The Natural Dye Rainbow Pot
04 Nov 2016 Fiber, Nature and Texture: An Introduction to Eco-print dyeing
28 Oct 2016 Floor-Loom Weaving: Three Warps, Three Towels, Session I
22 Oct 2016 Stitched Shibori with Natural Dyes
14 Oct 2016 Make Your Own Spindle and Learn to Spin Wool
08 Oct 2016 Dye Cotton Sliver with Natural Dyes
24 Sep 2016 Tupperware Party! Ice water indigo
17 Sep 2016 Tupperware Party! Stitched Shibori

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PO Box 9622
Asheville, NC 28815

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207 Coxe Ave, #11
Asheville, NC 28801

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