The Waldorf Early Childhood Association Educators Conference returns to Threefold in February, and the public is welcome to shop the Vendor Hall in the Eurythmy Room of the Green Meadow Waldorf School Arts Building.
Children kindergarten age and up (and adults too!) are invited to touch and experience sheep’s fleece, then try their hands at spinning the fleece into woolen yarn. Free!
With Miho Suzuki. Develop new skills and enliven your creative capacities in the company of fiber artists. Working with natural fibers, using ancient tools and techniques that dictate the pace of our work and draw us into an intimate relationship with our materials, we will find new meaning in the traditional fiber craft.
Using the decorative star stitch pattern and organic merino yarn plant-dyed at the Fiber Craft Studio, we will create a long wraparound cowl with three colors. Workshop participants will select their three colors from a wide selection available at the Studio. The resulting piece will be soft and light, yet warming. This two-part workshop meets on Sunday, March 26 and April 2, 2:00-4:00pm.
Each year, students in Art of Clothing design and sew four garments using four natural fibers (cotton, linen, wool and silk) to create a complete outfit. On May 20, you are cordially invited to visit the Fiber Craft Studio to see the work of the Art of Clothing class of 2022-23.
Celebrate nature’s gifts and fiber transformation at the Fiber Craft Studio’s Eleventh Sheep and Wool Festival. This family-oriented event features child-friendly craft activities, pony rides, a petting zoo, live music, local craft vendors, and delicious food. Admission and parking are free. A small fee is charged for activities. All proceeds benefit the educational programs of the Fiber Craft Studio.
All are invited to view a sampling of the work of students in the Fiber Craft Studio's Applied Arts Program 11th Cycle, and to attend their graduation ceremony. The gallery show opens at 4:00pm, and the graduation ceremony begins at 5:00pm.
This workshop is an introduction to the dye plants and dyeing projects that are especially characteristic of the end of summer.
In ten Saturday workshops from September to June, we design and sew four garments using four natural fibers (cotton, linen, wool, and silk) to create a complete outfit. Over the course of the year we experience different sewing techniques, plant dyeing, and embroidery as we create our own unique fabric and garments.
An exhibition at of new work by community artist Bonnie Manaças, tracing her exploration of the new medium of oil and cold wax. At the opening on September 14, join Bonnie for a demonstration and talk about her evolving relationship with this medium. Light refreshments will be served.
Bring your fiber, textile, or clothing item to the Studio to dye. A black walnut dye pot, light beige to brown, will be ready for you.
Bring your fiber, textile, or clothing item to the Fiber Craft Studio to dye. An indigo dye pot will be ready for you.
Bring your upcycling or mending project to the Fiber Craft Studio for ideas and assistance on bringing new life to worn garments rather than throwing them away.
April Saladino returns to the Studio to share the intricate netting techniques she employs in designing her own jewelry. Join us for a day of quiet looping to create a small pouch of plant-dyed linen. This workshop is for people aged sixteen and older.