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Fiber Arts Whirlwind Class - From Sheep to Shawl

Fiber Arts Whirlwind Class - From Sheep to Shawl
Fiber Arts Whirlwind Class - From Sheep to Shawl

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Total class cost $200, plus ticket processing fee, includes all includes fibers, yarns, dyes, and handouts. Drop spindles, spinning wheels, carders, and looms will be available for use during class. This whirlwind class gives you a start at many different fiber arts. You’ll start with the sheep, learn to spin yarn and finish by learning the weaving skills to take you where-ever your passion leads you in fiber arts.Total class cost $200 includes all materials, includes fibers, drop spindle and handouts. Tools and additional fiber – trilooms, small looms, spindles, spinning wheels, niddy-noddy's, hand cards and dyes will be available to use during class and may be available to purchase at the Ozark Folk Center Fiber Arts Shop. Class includesSpinning, shearing, carding, fleece washing Learn to spin on a drop spindle (you will continue to spin all day throughout the other sections) Shearing sheep (wool) and angora goat (mohair); discuss other fibers angora, cotton, flax, chiengora, purrgora, quiviut, etc. Includes skirting and fleece sorting. Fleece washing on the outdoor stage visit the Fiber Arts Shop here at OFC Carding and blending Daily homework - spin as much yarn as you can. Different spinning techniques for different yarn types, learn to ply Dyeing, dye types and uses, yarn types and uses Dye roving and skeins with acid dyes and in roaster. Koolaid dyeing Natural dyeing bois d’arc; cochineal, madder Fleece rinsing and drying Yarn painting Weaving, Felting, Finishing Loom types and uses, loom tour of the spinning and weaving shop learn to weave on the triangle loom, rigid heddle loom, cardboard loom, peg loom, etc. with practice yarn Weaving and crochet techniques with your handspun yarn Make a dryer ball Learn basic needle felting Joining and finishing techniques. Wrap up and travel home safely. Lodging is available in the park at our Cabins at Dry Creek, newly remodeled duplex-style hotel rooms. There is a Folk School discount for students booking more than 3 days. Call the Cabins office at 800-264-3655 to book with the discount. To book rooms for less than 3 days, click here. -------------------------------------------------------------- Meet the Teacher Jeanette Larson has been a fiber artist all her life, weaving the threads of her art through her careers in journalism and management. She has marketed her art through Renaissance Festivals, craft shows, boutiques and galleries since 1987. In 2006 the fates collaborated to send her to the Mountain View, Arkansas area and settle her as Craft Director at the Ozark Folk Center, where her passion for folk arts and people who use their hands to create has brought new life to the old ways. A juried member of the Arkansas Craft Guild and the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour. Learn more about the class in this video. Sheep to Shawl Workshop Fee - $200.00
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Ozark Folk Center State Park
1032 Park Ave
Mountain View, AR United States

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