Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival ~~~~~Workshop Listing ~~~~ March 19 & 20, 2010 Townsend Elementary School, Townsend, TN Workshops have limited enrollment, participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Workshops are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. Workshops that do not meet the minimum number of students by the March 12th deadline will be cancelled. Cost for classes are: $45 for 2-hour classes $90 for 4-hour classes $150 for all-day classes Make checks payable to: Fine Arts Blount Mail your check, workshop selections, and contact information (see enrollment form at www.smfaf.org) to: Fine Arts Blount P.O. Box 4762 Maryville, TN 37802 Or call Katie Kinney to register by phone at 865-356-4361. All classes take place at the Townsend Elementary School, 140 Tiger Drive, Townsend, TN 37882 unless otherwise indicated. Friday Afternoon Classes Workshop Time/Location Instructor Code# Description Materials List Title Altered 2-4pm Katie Kinney 11910 We will take a book, old or new and All materials provided Books Cafeteria recycle it by creative means into a work of art. We will paint, cut, burn, fold, add to, collage in, gold-leaf, rubber stamp, drill, ink and otherwise adorn with fibers. Basic 2-4pm Deborah 51910 This is a scrappy look basic patchwork. Bring: Fabric scissors, paper Patchwork Special Purpose Adams You will learn the very basics of hand scissors, thimble, extra fine point Quilting Room piecing a block and carry along project. sharpie permanent black Easier and faster ways of cutting fabric marker, Clover gold eye needles and if time permits we will touch on for appliqué, Clover gold eye appliqué. needles for sewing, pins with fine sharp points, ¼ grid paper, sheet of very fine sand paper, 1/8 yard of 100% cotton 1 light (muslin or white works best), 100% cotton in small pieces or fat quarters of mixed colors, 1 spool of quilting thread to match to light color, spool of thread color of scrap pieces, #2 pencil sharpened, 1 glue stick, ruler with ¼ inch grid about 1x6 to 1 x12 inches long. Saturday Classes Workshop Time Instructor Code# Description Materials List Title Primitive Rug 8am-noon Carol McBride 12010 Beginning rug hooking. Hooking 8-inch hoop Hooking Cafeteria techniques, finishing and care. Knitting 8 am – noon Antje 62010 Let’s knit a hat with rolled brim! Whether Scissors Circles Cafeteria Gillingham you’re a beginning knitter, tired of Post-it Notes Around Hats washcloths or ready to try something Pen or pencil new; this workshop will expand your (Yarn, needles and stitch knitting horizon! Come join us and markers are included) learn/refine such techniques as working in the round on 2 circular needles and decreasing. Just forget about double- pointed needles and get ready to have some fun!! Beautiful 9-11am Jeri Melton 142010 Learn to mix different textures and One pair size 13 circular knitting Mixed Yarn Special Purpose colors to make a beautiful scarf or needles. I use plastic. 7-10 Scarves Room blanket. We will start making the project different kinds of yarn. I would in class and you will take it with you to buy one plain, one eyelash, one finish. sparkle, one fur and one suede. Stay away from the chenille. Buy in colors you like and make sure you get some light and dark ones to mix. Basic 10:00 am-noon Deborah 72010 This is a scrappy look basic patchwork. Fabric scissors, paper scissors, Patchwork Cafeteria Adams You will learn the very basics of hand thimble that fits, extra fine point Quilting piecing a block and carry along project. sharpie permanent black Easier and faster ways of cutting fabric marker, Clover gold eye needles and if time permits we will touch on for appliqué, clover gold eye appliqué. needles for sewing, pins with fine sharp points, ¼ grid paper, sheet of very fine sand paper, 1/8 yard of 100% cotton 1 light (muslin or white works best), 100% cotton in small pieces or fat quarters of mixed colors, 1 spool of quilting thread to match to light color, spool of thread color of scrap pieces, #2 pencil sharpened, 1 glue stick, ruler. Saturday Classes, continued Workshop Time Instructor Code# Description Materials List Title Drop Spindle 10am-noon Jennie 82010 Drop Spindle Spinning for Beginners or Everything is included Spinning Library Bennett Advanced Beginners, learn to draft and control your yarn. Learn To 1-5 pm Shereen 132010 Learn the basic stitches of crochet. We Crochet Cafeteria Franklin will learn chain, single crochet, half double, and double. Learn To 1-3 pm Mary Silver 162010 This workshop is for people who would Knitting needles size 8 or 10 Knit Cafeteria like to learn the basics of knitting. We’ll cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. Participants will finish one small project and go home with the confidence to start knitting on their own. Intermediate 1-3pm Jennie 102010 For advanced beginners or intermediate We can furnish 3 spinning Spinning Library Bennett spinners. Learn control and techniques wheels. Class participants are for handling and drafting different fibers, encouraged to bring their own. what makes a good yarn, how to make a better yarn. Nuno Felting 1-5 pm Geri Forkner 42010 Nuno Felting is the process of Materials needed: bubble wrap laminating wool to selected areas of a (12”x2 yards, small bubbles, one base cloth. In this class you will make a side smooth), small towel, lightweight drapeable wool and silk plastic bag for carrying home scarf. Some techniques we will try are: wet project. adding fringe, making puckered and sheered textures, shaping the fabric by changing the direction of the fibers, alternating the side of the fabric that has added fibers, experimenting with thickness, and others. You will go home inspired by the limitless possibilities of this exciting process and what you can do next. Saturday Classes, continued Workshop Time Instructor Code# Description Materials List Title Knit a Flared 1-5 pm Antje 112010 Cowls, Snoods, Smoke Rings…lately Scissors Lace Smoke Cafeteria Gillingham the hottest (at times costliest) rage Post-it Notes Ring priced from acceptable all the way up to Pen or pencil over $700!!! I’ve found a pattern that will (Yarn, needles and stitch challenge the advanced knitter’s nimble markers are included) needles to create a gorgeous lace cowl. Come join us and get started on your masterpiece. Spinning 3-5 pm Jennie 122010 Learn to spin your Alpaca Fiber and We can furnish 3 wheels. We Your Alpaca Library Bennett show it off to its best advantage! – encourage participants to bring Fiber Blend? Not to Blend? What and why? their own wheel or spindle. Bring some of your own alpaca fibers if you raise alpaca.
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