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March 24 - March 25, 2017
BY THE YARD Sale and Education Event
This two-day event is your chance to shop exciting new fabrics sold by the yard.
March 24, 2017
FIBER MEETS DIGITAL with Leah Siegel
Designed to break down the fears and angst about using technology, students will be encouraged to explore digital possibilities and have fun with alternative ways to approach their artmaking.
March 30, 2017
INTRODUCTION TO KNITTING with Joy Getha
In this beginners class students will learn three basics. This class is apropriate for people of all ages!
April 1 - April 8, 2017
HOOK A RUG, Save the Environment with Laura Salamy
Saturdays, April 1, 10 AM – 4 PM & April 8, 10 AM – 2 PM. Learn the basics of traditional rug hooking but with a twist – using old t-shirts rather than wool strips or yarn.
April 8, 2017
NEEDLE FELTING with Judy Chapman
This needle felting class is designed for beginners- no previous felting or sewing experience is necessary. Students will learn the fundamentals of needle felting while making a small sculpted felt bear.
April 15, 2017
SILK PROCESSING with Leigh Alexander
Come see silk yarn in it's raw state and participate in the process of “degumming” the silk to accomplish some beautifully lustrous Vietnamese silk yarn.
April 22, 2017
SEWING SIMPLE CLOTHES with Padmani Cappabianca
Time will be spent adjusting pre-made patterns to custom fit your body.
April 22 - April 23, 2017
TRADITIONAL YORUBA ADIRE TIE DYE with Gasali Adeyema
In this class students will learn two tie-dye techniques using raffia; the first uses a needle to stitch the raffia into the fabric to create resist designs. The other method is done by hand using raffia to create designs.
April 27 - May 25, 2017
DESIGNING WITH BLOCKS - Multi Harness Weaving for More than 4 with Leigh Alexander
This is a course for advanced weavers to increase their familiarity with different weave structures
April 29, 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.
April 29, 2017
BOBBIN LACE with Glenna Dean
Students will use these simple tools to create at least one stitched sampler in the Torchon Lace tradition, that can be made into an attractive bookmark.
May 5, 2017
E-Z BEANIE with Joy Getha
Students should bring: a 16 inch circular needles size 8-9 and 200 yards of worsted weight yarn. Instructor will provide tapestry needles, and a pattern.
May 6, 2017
ECO PRINTING with Christina Keibler
Students will take home five complete projects, and will have the knowledge to complete an additional two on their own.
May 6, 2017
LOTUS FLOWER MEDITATION PILLOW with Padmani Cappabianca
Another great sewing class with Padmani- featuring one of her signature products!
May 9 - May 23, 2017
KNIT ME WITH COLORS: Fun with gradients and Self-Spinning Yarns with Kathy Konecki
3 Days: May 9, 16 & 23. You will then knit something and learn various knitting techniques for elegant color changing.
May 12 - May 14, 2017
NEW MEXICO FIBER CRAWL
Opportunities are still open to participate at sites from Albuquerque to Taos!
May 19 - May 21, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE FIBER ARTS FIESTA
Sell your work at this bi-annual event through the EVFAC vendor booth. Applications out now.
June 1, 2017
FUN GEOMETRIC GARMENTS - Knitted or Woven with Norah Gaughan
Explore the design possibilities of sweaters made with rectangles, triangles, circles, or half circles.
June 1, 2017
PLAYING WITH STITCHES with Norah Gaughan
Norah will describe her process of coming up with new pattern stitches and talk about the process involved in designing the final product.
June 2, 2017
SURPRISE YOURSELF Try on Traveling Trunk with Norah Gaugan
It’s not easy to imagine how great a new shape, will be on you. We’ll begin with a try-on trunk show with several sizes plus some flexible fit garments.