To register for the Fashion Show, please contact Teresa Bouchonnet at email@example.com. Limited to first 20 registrants, all items must be made in the last three years (clothing, accessories, anything textile related!).
Friday & Saturday
Coffee & Pastries for sale in the front office
Hot Dog Lunch 11am-1pm in the cafeteria
$3 Hot Dog with Chili & Slaw
$5 Meal with Chips & Drink
Get Weaving with Sarah Howard
Friday, May 5 at 10:30am
Workshop topics will include:
Planning your weaving - yarns, setts, pattern fitting
Weaving your fabric - threading a mixed warp, warp separators, tension
Sewing your garment - cutting out, sewing tips, finishes, fastenings
She will also try to help participants with questions about weaving problems.
This is going to be a very special opportunity to learn from & talk to Sarah live!
About the instructor: Sarah lives in England and has a large following in the U.S. She will be joining us through a live Zoom call. She is the co-author of three weaving books: Simply Woven, Creative Weaving and Get Weaving. Limited copies of her new book Get Weaving: Clothing from your Rigid Heddle Loom will be available for sale after the talk.
with Charles Gandy
Friday, May 5, 1-4pm
A workshop exploring creativity in yarn for Advanced Beginner or Intermediate level knitters!
Here's a chance to learn numerous ways to enhance your knitted creations through applied embellishments. From frilly ruffles to bobbles to twists and ripples, I-Cords, special "finger" cords and even beading, we will explore, through a hands-on sampler, how these techniques can make your projects unique and knitted with personality!
Instructions for homework to be completed before attending and material needed to take part in the class will be sent to all students.
About the instructor: Charles Gandy is a TKGA Master Knitter and two-time winner in Knitter's Magazine "Think Outside the Sox" contest. He will sign copies of his book The Embellished Sock: Knitted Art for the Foot which features eighteen creative patterns and numerous techniques.
Hosted by Local Cloth
Come join us as we explore the art of wet felting with multicolored dyed wool. Learn how to create felted flower masterpieces inspired by your favorite blooms. You can make a flower into a pin or use it to embellish a hat or scarf or bag. We will start off getting a feel for the felting process by first making a bookmark.
Please bring an old towel. All other supplies will be provided.
$10 supply fee for wool (included in registration fee.)
About the instructor: Ruth Duckworth is a self-proclaimed “Fiberholic” whose fiber journey began as a young child when she was gifted an “Easy Weaver”. Over the years she has explored anything fiber related including spinning, weaving, felting, hat making, quilting, paper making…. She has been an educator in the Swannanoa Valley for over 30 years and has taught crafts at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts as well as Montreat and Camp Rockmont. You can find her in her studio at the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League Red House Studios and Galleries where she was Artist in Residence in 2019.