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June 20, 2017
WEAVE GOT TO TALK
NEW Open Weaving Group! Come to the inaugural meeting. Regular meetings will be on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
June 22 - August 3, 2017
BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE WEAVING with April Jouse
Enjoy the simple creativity of weaving on a frame loom.Choose your colors and materials to design your own small weaving on Thursdays, June 22 – August 3rd. NOTE: no class on June 29th.
June 24, 2017
PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY with Lee Akins June 24
If you are a professional artist, you know there is nothing more powerful for promotion than beautiful photograph. This class is designed to teach you the magic of professional product photography so you can create beautiful images of your art
June 30 - July 2, 2017
BEDOUIN WEAVING FROM ISRAEL & BEYOND with Elan Gerzon
This class will show participants how to weave using the Bedouin nomadic ground loom. June 30 – July 2 at Los Luceros historic property.
July 6, 2017
CREATE your own COLORFUL T-SHIRT DESIGNS
For youth only! Design a number of T-shirts and learn techniques such as; multi-colored tie-dye, and bleach art, twice dyed, and design your own.
July 8, 2017
FELTING MENTORSHIP with Maggie Pavlou Saturdays, July 8, 15, 22
3 Days:This workshop will inspire students to think outside the box and gain confidence in their own creative ability to make a fashion forward looking garment.
July 8, 2017
PULP PAPER COLLAGE with Jacqueline Mallengi
An introduction and demonstration of the medium, pulp preparation and process allowing students full creative exploratory use of materials.
July 8, 2017
SPINNING ADVENTURES
OPEN GROUP: Make yarn while telling yarns with like-minded chocolate enthusiasts at this monthly Open Group
July 10 - August 23, 2017
NATURES COLOR PALETTE with Dain Daller
6 DAYS: Students will learn how to mordant and dye fiber using local & foreign plants trees bugs etc. he long class format allows for loads of experimentation
July 10 - July 13, 2017
NAVAJO WEAVING with Roy Kady
4 DAY workshop on a pre-warped Navajo Upright Loom. You will learn the basics of Navajo weaving and design while making a small 10” x 12” rug you get to take home.
July 11, 2017
CREATE your own COLORFUL T-SHIRT DESIGNS
For youth only! Design a number of T-shirts and learn techniques such as; multi-colored tie-dye, and bleach art, twice dyed, and design your own.
July 15, 2017
QUILTERS IN THE VALLEY
Quilters in the Valley (QIV) will meet in the EVFAC's sewing area.
July 25, 2017
MARKETING FOR CREATIVE INTROVERTS with Susanne Kennedy
As an introvert herself, Susanne understands the unique challenges introverts face in a networking environment. She will share skills she to help you assess where you are and how to move forward in your marketing.
July 28, 2017
24 COLORS from ONE DYE POT using Cochineal with Diana Armes Wallace
This is exciting work and will require some attention to detail. Students will go home with 24 colors of yarn, charted with how each acquired their color.
July 29, 2017
24 COLORS FROM ONE DYE POT USING ONION SKIN with Diana Armes Wallace
All yarns are provided and have already been pre-mordanted by the instructor for their run through the dye pot.
July 29, 2017
THUMP A CHURRO HANDBAG with Dain Daller
Get trained on the Thumper, EVFAC's proprietary wet felting machine, while making your own felt handbag out of churro wool.
July 29, 2017
WEAVING IN THE SOUTHWEST TRADITION with​ Liz Gipson
Learn the fundamentals of weaving weft-faced weaves, the backbone of the Rio Grande tradition celebrated in Northern New Mexico.
August 4, 2017
Textile Treasures from the Chinese Minority with Pam Najdowski
FREE Talk and Trunk Show
August 5, 2017
COLOR PLAY with Celeste Nossiter
Learn why your color choices may not be creating the effect you want, and what to do about it. This fun class is good for all fiber media.