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May 8 - May 10, 2019
NAVAJO WEAVING (Beginning & Intermediate) with Lynda Teller Pete
Learn to weave the traditional "Navajo Way" with Navajo tapestry weaver Lynda Teller Pete. Born to a weaving family with five generations of award winners, Lynda will share her many family and cultural stories while you weave.
May 11, 2019
SPINNING ADVENTURES - Monthly Open Group
EVFAC’s monthly Spinning Adventures will meet on Saturday, May 11 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm.
May 11, 2019
WARPING A NAVAJO LOOM with Lynda Teller Pete
Learn the challenging skill of warping a Navajo upright loom.
May 19, 2019
QUILTERS IN THE VALLEY - Open Group
Quilters in the Valley meets on the third Saturday of each month in the Quilters Creative Corner and anyone is welcome.
May 23, 2019
TRAINING ON THE 24-HARNESS COMPUTER DOBBY LOOM with Leigh Alexander
This training is an introduction to the Fiberworks weave drafting program, which is used to run EVFAC’s 24-Harness Louet Magic Dobby loom. This computer-controlled dobby loom programs the shaft selection to handle sequences that are virtually unlimited.
May 24 - May 27, 2019
TAPESTRY FROM EVERY ANGLE with Robin Reider
Weave a small tapestry of your own design while learning the fundamentals of tapestry weaving in this four-day intensive.
May 25, 2019
SEWING STORIES with Ellie Beth Scott
Learn to embellish and articulate with hand sewing. Students can use templates and symbols, totems, animals and special objects to trace or draw their own designs
May 25, 2019
WOOL COMBING with Glenna Dean
Part 2 of the Fiber Venture series, on the many creative ways you can turn your wool stash into beautiful unique yarn. Wool combs are used to blend colors and fibers to create beautiful combed fiber for spinning or felting.
June 1, 2019
THUMP A CHURRO HANDBAG OR WALL HANGING with Dain Daller
Get trained on the Thumper, EVFAC's proprietary wet felting machine, while making your own felt handbag or wall hanging out of churro wool
June 8, 2019
TWO SCARVES IN A DAY with Maggy Pavlou
One of our most popular classes. Learn from one of our local masters...how to use a needle felting machine to create two artisan scarves in one day using silk, wool and various other materials.
June 15, 2019
COLCHA EMBROIDERY with Julia Gomez
The heritage art of Colcha embroidery has a wonderful history and its revival has been a passion for Julia Gomez. In this workshop you will learn the basics of Colcha in its original form, practicing with Julia's supervision to perfect stitch tension and uniformity.
June 22, 2019
BLENDING HACKLE with Glenna Dean Part 3 of Fiber Ventures Series
Part 3 of the Fiber Venture series on the many creative ways you can turn your wool stash into beautiful unique yarn. The Blending Hackle allows you to mix fibers and colors with gorgeous results.
August 2 - August 4, 2019
THE VISUAL HEARTBEAT: CREATING MOVEMENT IN TAPESTRY with Elizabeth Buckley
weaving in itself is filled with rhythmic gestures. In this workshop, we will explore different approaches to visual rhythm through the use of: repetition, progressions, gradations, and contrast in shape, line, value and color.
August 19 - August 21, 2019
CHIMAYO WEAVING with Lisa Trujillo
Chimayo weaving is our is local New Mexican weaving style, traditionally done on Rio Grande walking looms. This workshop will introduce you to the fundamental techniques and concepts of Chimayo designing. Lisa is part of 8 generations of Chimayo weavers and a master teacher.