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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. The beauty of the self-striping, gradient and ombre yarns available in today is undeniable, yet they can pose challenging choices for color transitions and knitting styles. In this class you will learn the differences in these yarns, and how to match your yarn choice with the patterns you want to knit.
May 26, 2017
Free Presentation: BEDOUIN WEAVING from Israel & Beyond
Two films and talk by Elan Gerzon. See the beautiful endangered arts of the Bedouin people and learn about  the unconquerable spirit that still lives in the midst of the most impossible circumstances.
May 27, 2017
FRAME LOOM WEAVING with April Jouse
Join in the simple creativity of weaving on a frame loom. Learn about contemporary weaving techniques including warping, the issue of selvedge, knots and fringe.
May 27, 2017
THUMPER SAFETY & CERTIFICATION with Dain Daller
So what is a thumper anyway? This miraculous machine is used for making large wool felted pieces such as blankets, scarves, or fabric for felt garments and bags.
June 1, 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.
June 1, 2017
FUN GEOMETRIC GARMENTS - Knitted or Woven with Norah Gaughan
For Knitters and Weavers: 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
Try on some of Norah’s elegant original knit fashions and bring your own knit project for expert advice and to share.
June 3, 2017
Felting the Easy Way with Maggy Pavlou on June 3
The emphasis will be on the creative process and individual style. Participants will learn basic needle felting with a machine and be challenged to create artisan needle felted cloth for a garment.
June 10, 2017
A Weekend of Beginning Weaving with April Jouse
June 10 & 11, (1/2 hour lunch) Beginning Weaving with April
June 10 - June 17, 2017
Dyeing Wool and Cotton Yarns with Stephanie Hagelberg
Saturdays June 10 & 17:
June 10, 2017
SPINNING ADVENTURES
OPEN GROUP: Make yarn while telling yarns with like-minded chocolate enthusiasts at this monthly Open Group
June 16, 2017
Chimayo Weaving with Lisa Trujillo
This class is an opportunity to absorb the basics of this local New Mexican weaving tradition from a master practitioner on Saturdays, June 16-18
June 17, 2017
Fabric Art Design with Brenda Grouer
The focus of this workshop will be to learn more advanced machine techniques – bobbin work, texturing, pleating, free-form sewing, and more piecing. Pre-requisite: “Visual Storytelling” Apprenticeship’, or “Fabric Art Design”
June 17, 2017
KNIT HAPPENS
3rd Saturday of every month- open group for knitters of all levels.
June 17, 2017
QUILTERS IN THE VALLEY
Quilters in the Valley (QIV) will meet in the EVFAC's sewing area.
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, 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 – July 27