Archive for March, 2016

THSG April DOLL MAKING Study Group

written by: posted in: Events

The Doll Making Study group will meet 9:30 on Tuesday April 19th at the Amphitheater Bible Church located on Prince Rd. between Stone and Oracle. We will be viewing a DVD on doll making. All are welcome. Please bring lunch. For more information contact Brenda Kelley at bkkloom2@aol.com

Read More

NUNO FELTING at Grandma’s Spinning Wheel

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Nuno Felting:  Learn to wet felt wool onto silk while making a unique designer scarf.  No felting experience necessary.  You will learn many techniques that can be applied to other types of wet felting.  Please bring towels.    Sat.,   April 2, 1:00-4:00   Instructor:  Helen Lemaire   Cost:  $60.00 includes all supplies Grandma’s Spinning Wheel Vicky and Michael […]

Read More

Saori Weaving Class-Dec. 3, 2016

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Saori Weaving:  Saori, which is pronounced “sah or ee,” is usually translated as freestyle weaving, but the first syllable is also the first syllable of a Zen word meaning “everything has its own dignity.”  This class will introduce you to the principles and techniques of Saori, a Japanese approach to freestyle weaving with few rules […]

Read More

Fiber/Silk Fusion Workshop-Nov. 19

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Fiber/Silk Fusion: Fiber fusion is somewhat similar to wet felting with wool. The main differences lie in the use of silk or other fibers instead of wool as the main fiber and the need for a binding agent, since silk fibers don’t felt to one another the way wool fibers do. The result is a sort […]

Read More

BASIC FELTING TECHNIQUES-Nov 12, 2016

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Basic Felting Techniques:   In this class, you will learn the basic techniques for wet felting while working on small samples. This knowledge will prepare you for making wet felted hats and bags,   You will make a felted flower and a small clutch.    This class is recommended as a pre-req. for the felted bag class.  Sat., […]

Read More

RUG HOOKING Class-Nov 12, 2016

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Rug Hooking is the perfect opportunity to delve into your stash and use those small amounts of yarns.  This technique lends itself to either a primitive, historical look or a bright, sparkling, contemporary one.  Creating either a “Mug rug” or bedside rug is possible and fun with rug-hooking. In this class you will make a […]

Read More

BEGINNING SPINNING-Nov 5, 2016

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Beginning Spinning:   You will be learning how to use a spinning wheel using different types of roving and pre-carded wool fiber. You will learn about different spinning wheels and how they work while spinning your own hand spun yarn.  You do not have to have your own wheel; you will work on all the different […]

Read More

THSG May BUSINESS BUILDING Study Group

written by: posted in: Events

Business Building Study Group – May 10, 2017 2nd  Wednesday – 5/10 @ 9:30 am As we go our many ways during the summer, it’s a great time to connect with old friends and make new ones. They can help us improve our craft, give us new ideas for product and help us identify new […]

Read More

RAFFLE BASKET Alert!!

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Our Raffle Baskets for the Fall Gala need YOU! The raffle basket chairs need a few more volunteers to visit local businesses to ask for a donation. You will find a list of businesses that need contacting in the Members Area window under Raffle Basket Businesses Please contact Zarah Abbott at lotusflower@wildblue.net for the necessary paperwork.

Read More

THSG-April BUSINESS BUILDING Study Group

written by: posted in: Events

Business Building Study Group – April 19, 2017 PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE AND TIME:  3rd Wednesday – 4/19 @ 1:30 pm The Business Building March meeting will focus on identifying and choosing marketing channels.  I will send an article to group members identifying 28 opportunities to market your art. We’ll talk about what we’re […]

Read More

BEGINNING VESSEL

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Using internal and surface resists, create your own magical vessel.   DATE   April 22       TIME 9 – 2:30               COST $95.00 includes materials SIGN-UP at www.spiritedhandsstudio.com workshops page

Read More

MOSAIC NUNO-FELT SCARF

written by: posted in: Uncategorized

Take your Nuno-felting to the next level with this silk/wool/silk technique!   DATE   April 1               TIME 9 – 2:30         COST   $150.00 includes materials SIGN-UP at www.spiritedhandsstudio.com workshops page

Read More