Traditional handicraft is an important part of the Turkish cultural heritage. Canvas, one of our handicraft, has an important place in the history of Turkish women. Beautiful canvas pieces have been stored for centuries and been passed to us by earlier generations. We would like to meet you with Turkish handicraft. What would you say to create...
Spend quality time together in an afternoon sewing class! Parent and child sewing classes are fun for every member of the family. We have projects for multiple ages, interests and skill levels, from complete beginners to sewing enthusiasts.
Sunday Nov 5th, 3pm
Learn to make your own yarn from commercially prepared wool fibers using a drop spindle. Spinning with a drop spindle is relaxing and portable. Students may bring their own drop spindle or borrow one from the instructor, or purchase one at the shop.
Sunday Oct 29th, 2pm
Take the time to learn to spin on the wheel. Students will learn to prepare and card fleece, and will have the opportunity to try several types of wheels. Wheels, hand cards, and fleece will be provided.
Saturday Nov 4th, 10am
So have you taken the Beginning Weaving class but you’re not confident enough to plan and execute a project on your own? This class is for you. You’ll have a choice of making 2 cotton dishtowels or a chenille scarf. In this one-day class, we’ll review the draft plan for your project (prepared by the instructor), wind the warp, and get a good...
Thursday Nov 2nd, 10am
Want to bring back to life a knitted or crocheted item in need of repair that’s been put on the back shelf? This is the place and time to do it. Bring any matching yarn or thread for the item (if you have it), scissors, darning and sewing needles.
Monday Nov 6th, 1pm
Have a yarn stash with many odds and ends? Use this simple, rigid-heddle loom to make lovely scarves, placemats, table runners, pillows, etc. Bring some of your favorite yarns to class. Additional yarns will be available. The class will include tips and tricks from our weaving professionals.
Saturday Oct 28th, 1pm
Learn how to make these wonderfully warm and whimsical mittens stuffed with fluffy fiber called thrums. These mittens knit up fast and make wonderful gifts, so make a pair for yourself and make a pair to give away. In this two hour, class you will learn how to make thrums and add them to your knitting. Please come to the shop prior to the class to...
Tuesday Nov 7th, 6:30pm
In this class you will follow a pattern to make a pair of slippers or clogs which will then be felted. Once the slippers are made, we will play with needle felting to add designs to your new shoes! Requirements: Must know how to knit, purl, and read a simple pattern. US 10.5 circular needle, 24" ; 100% non superwash wool yarn. For a Child small -...
Sunday Nov 5th, 5pm
Melissa is a master knitter who devotes herself to passing on her knowledge of knitting technique. She welcomes all levels. She offers diverse patterns to suit all levels and works as a coach to guide you to your next level. Learn beaded knitting. Learn or improve finishing work. Develop knowledge and skill in all techniques.
Monday Dec 25th, 1:30pm
The Cecliana shawl is just the thing to teach you this great technique that looks like stranded color work but only uses one color per row. And, since it only uses two skeins of yarn, why not treat yourself to something really luxurious? Materials Included: You will need 2 skeins of fingering weight yarn, 420 yards each in contrasting colors. US 5...
Saturday Nov 18th, 9:30am
This is the perfect small project for learning cables and following a chart. It is adorable and classy with a small row of buttons added for a nice effect. It’s made with worsted weight yarn and so works up quickly.
Monday Dec 4th, 3pm
Have you ever thought it might be fun to create your own spinning or felting fibers? This class will give you those skills. We will first cover choosing, skirting and washing fleeces using one of our unwashed fleeces. Carding and combing will be discussed and demonstrated. Participants will then have a great deal of time to use our equipment to create...
Sunday Nov 12th, 1pm