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									                                           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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