Eastern sacred design meets Western textile techniques as students create a quilted mandala wall hanging based on the kolam tradition of Southern India.
Learn the fundamentals of knitting, including casting on, basic knit and purl stitches, increasing, decreasing, and binding off. Students learn by practice, and knit a scarf during and between classes.
The traditional Log Cabin block offers a wonderful framework for exploring color and value contrast—and for spontaneous sewing. Learn an efficient flag-piecing technique, then finish your completed blocks as a throw or a table runner.
Add some handcrafted accents to the season by making a sprightly “elf-on-a-shelf” and an ornament of your own design as you explore the basics of sculpting, embellishing, and painting with a felting needle.