Workshop Calendar

The Gathering Place: Knitting & Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen–Part Two

The Gathering Place: Knitting & Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen–Part Two

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Leth-Espensen’s ongoing fiber arts workshops. For...

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The Gathering Place: Knitting & Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen–Part One

The Gathering Place: Knitting & Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen–Part One

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Leth-Espensen’s ongoing fiber arts workshops. For...

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Valentine’s Day is for Lovers! Knitting Lovers!

Valentine’s Day is for Lovers! Knitting Lovers!

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Knitting in All Directions with Miriam Leth-Espensen.  For...

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Testimonial: Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Testimonial: Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Leth-Espensen’s ongoing fiber arts workshops. For...

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Testimonial: Beginning Weaving with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Testimonial: Beginning Weaving with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Leth-Espensen’s ongoing fiber arts workshops. For...

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Five Questions with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Five Questions with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Leth-Espensen’s ongoing fiber arts workshops. For...

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2/2 Twills with Jason Collingwood / July 19-21, 2013

2/2 Twills with Jason Collingwood / July 19-21, 2013

2/2 Twills with Jason Collingwood / July 19 – 21, 2013 This class will examine straight twill, broken twill, and twill on opposites. Within these three structures, students will explore many two- and three-color sequences, each of which results in its own unique design. They will apply crossed wefts (parallel and contrary motion) and clasped wefts to 2/2 twill, further increasing the design possibilities. Time permitting, the class will look at pick-up and 3/1 double-faced twill. This...

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Traditional Yoruba Indigo Batik & Tie-dye with Gasali Adeyemo / June 28 – 30, 2013

Traditional Yoruba Indigo Batik & Tie-dye with Gasali Adeyemo / June 28 – 30, 2013

Traditional Yoruba Indigo Batik & Tie-dye with Gasali Adeyemo / June 28 – 30, 2013 Back by popular demand! Come experience the class our students just couldn’t get enough of! Gasali Adeyemo walks you through the world of indigo–the amazing dye stuff used in Africa for over 2000 years. In this class he teaches you in detail about two techniques of indigo-dyeing specific to the Yoruba people of Nigeria. During the workshop you will learn traditional design-making using wax and...

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Intro to Rug Weaving with Jason Collingwood / July 15-17, 2013

Intro to Rug Weaving with Jason Collingwood / July 15-17, 2013

Intro to Rug Weaving with Jason Collingwood / July 15 – 17, 2013 Calling all weavers – it’s time to venture into the world of rugs! Jason’s depth of rug weaving knowledge promises a thrilling experience for weavers of all levels. Students will learn how to make a strong serviceable rug with plain weave, an excellent structure for rugs. Designs will begin with weaving stripes and spots using two colors, including how to overcome the selvage problems inherent in each different design....

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Rag Rug Weaving with Sandy Voss / June 21 – 23, 2013

Rag Rug Weaving with Sandy Voss / June 21 – 23, 2013

Rag Rug Weaving with Sandy Voss / June 21 – 23, 2013 Rag rug weaving is a time-honored craft that has been practiced throughout the world for ages. Take your own part in this noble tradition with professional rag weaver Sandy Voss in this 3-day rag-weaving workshop. This is your chance to create the rugs you are dreaming of with the help of a teacher who has a practiced eye for what makes a rag rug attractive as well as durable. You can expect to come home with 2 to 5 finished pieces,...

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Shading Techniques in Tapestry with Elizabeth Buckley / June 1-4, 2013

Shading Techniques in Tapestry with Elizabeth Buckley / June 1-4, 2013

Shading Techniques in Tapestry with Elizabeth Buckley / June 1 – 4, 2013 Use of shading techniques can expand the yarn color palette without having to dye so many colors. In this workshop, we will explore how to create value changes using woven techniques based on gradations of dots and lines. We will engage in a deeper exploration of weaving shapes within shapes through the use of different types of hachures to outline and define forms, or to create transparency. We also will...

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An Articulation of Light: The Tapestries of Elizabeth Buckley / May 31, 2013

An Articulation of Light: The Tapestries of Elizabeth Buckley / May 31, 2013

An Articulation of Light: The Tapestries of Elizabeth Buckley / May 31, 2013 As part of EVFAC’s Free Friday Talk series, Elizabeth Buckley will talk about how she moves from idea to woven form in a slide lecture on her process as a tapestry artist and the evolution of her work over the past 25 years. She will include the pivotal time she spent weaving in the atelier of Gisèle Glaudin-Brivet in Aubusson, France. Elizabeth Buckley is a well-known weaver with over 30 years experience...

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Color Gradation Techniques for Tapestry / May 4-7, 2013

Color Gradation Techniques for Tapestry / May 4-7, 2013

Tapestry weaving is the ultimate slow fiber movement. It is also a tradition that is deeply rooted in New Mexico. Santa Fe is the center of that mix of Hispanic, Native American, and contemporary tapestry weaving and the result is unique. Rebecca Mezoff’s tapestry studio in the Second Street art district is a beautiful place to come and learn the art of tapestry or refine skills you already have. The never-ending movement of weft through warp is a wonderful way to express creatively as well as...

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Grading Workshop at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / April 26, 2013

Grading Workshop at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / April 26, 2013

Grading Workshop at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / April 26, 2013 Learn how to proportionally increase or decrease the size of your pattern. This is a hands on workshop, not a computer class, so it is very useful for designers who want to learn the theory and practice of grading, without needing access to digitizers and large printers. When: April 26, 2013 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 / Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $80 + tax Phone:...

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Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design) at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / May 20-24, 2013

Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design) at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / May 20-24, 2013

Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design) at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design May 20-24, 2013 In this workshop Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design)  we will draft a pant sloper. We will discuss measurement, then sew up a muslin. You will learn to make fit corrections, then we will teach you how to use this pattern to design and pattern more pants. Once you have a perfect fit, the options are endless! Class size is limited, a $100.00 deposit will reserve your space. When: May 20...

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Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013

Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013

  Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013 Learn traditional weaving skills from a master New Mexican fiber artist. Covering loom construction, dressing the loom and weaving, students will create two projects: a small Rio Grande–style piece and a jerga-type twill piece. Take this class if you have never woven, or as a refresher course if you are rusty and would like a review. When: May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center /325...

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Perfect Tops Workshops (Fitting & Design) / April 19-22, 2013

Perfect Tops Workshops (Fitting & Design) / April 19-22, 2013

Perfect Tops Workshops (Fitting & Design) / April 19-22, 2013 In this workshop we will draft a bodice sloper. We will discuss measurement, then sew up a muslin. You will learn to make fit corrections, then we will teach you how to use this pattern to design and pattern more tops. Once you have a perfect fit, the options are endless! Class size is limited; a $100.00 deposit will reserve your space. When: April 19 – 22, 2013 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 / Santa Fe,...

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Colcha Embroidery with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / April 20, 3013

Colcha Embroidery with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / April 20, 3013

Colcha Embroidery with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / April 20, 3013 Join us at EVFAC to learn basic colcha embroidery, colcha stitch and absorb the history of this uniquely New Mexican fiber art tradition from one of its master practitioners. Sabanilla labrada, or wool-on-wool colcha embroidery work, is distinct because it may be one of the few textiles developed in New Mexico during the Spanish colonial period. When: April 20, 3013 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Oñate /...

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Off Loom Fiber Techniques with Ferne Jacobs / April 13-14, 2013

Off Loom Fiber Techniques with Ferne Jacobs / April 13-14, 2013

Off Loom Fiber Techniques with Ferne Jacobs / April 13-14, 2013 This hands-on workshop explores the off-loom fiber techniques of coiling, twining, and beginning knotting and the two and three dimensional shapes that can be created. Beyond focusing solely on the practical steps to making a given object, this workshop encourages individual expression and discussions about creativity and inspiration. Here is an opportunity to learn and create with guidance from one of our country’s most renowned...

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Extreme Quilting: Experiments with Fabric and Collage / April 6-7, 2013

Extreme Quilting: Experiments with Fabric and Collage / April 6-7, 2013

Extreme Quilting: Experiments with Fabric and Collage / April 6-7, 2013 Quilting and Creativity is a continuous cycle of play and editing. Experimentation is key. This intensive quilting workshop is about having fun while finding your artistic voice and personal style. The goal is to create beautiful and powerful 2-D textile art that has complex color, composition, and concept. We’ll play; we’ll stitch as if drawing by overlapping layers of lines, use appliqué to make large blocks...

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Working with Bias @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / April 5, 2013

Working with Bias @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / April 5, 2013

Working with Bias @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / April 5, 2013 Working with Bias: Learn to work with the challenging, but beautiful nature or bias cut garments to achieve stunning results. Learn the techniques to designing, fitting and sewing on the bias. Call now to reserve your space for this workshop! Bacon-Richards said her adult classes focus on “traditional old-school methods” that combine pattern-making and draping. “It’s a much more intuitive way to...

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Art Quilt Santa Fe / April 28 – May 1, 2013

Art Quilt Santa Fe / April 28 – May 1, 2013

Art Quilt Santa Fe / April 28 – May 1, 2013 ART QUILT SANTA FE is a quilt workshop, a fiber art workshop and a quilt retreat dedicated to supplying a unique Santa Fe experience. We provide workshops that include quilting techniques, fiber art techniques, understanding color and design, working on and creating quilts under the mentoring and direction of experienced nationally known teachers and quilters. When: April 28 – May 1, 2013 Where: The Lodge Santa Fe / 750 North St Francis...

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An Inner Relationship to the Container: Talk with Ferne Jacobs / April 12, 2013

An Inner Relationship to the Container: Talk with Ferne Jacobs / April 12, 2013

An Inner Relationship to the Container: Talk with Ferne Jacobs / April 12, 2013 As part of EVFAC’s Free Friday Talk series, here is an opportunity to meet one of our country’s most renowned artists working in twining, basketry, and related fiber techniques. Ferne will present three sets of images during this free talk. The first set shows the idea of the container from many different cultures and time periods, imagining its different aspects and ways to approach it. The second group...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 16,17, & 18 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 16,17, & 18 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 16,17, & 18 / DIY:...

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Couture Sewing Details at Santa Fe School of Fashion / May 3-5, 2013

Couture Sewing Details at Santa Fe School of Fashion / May 3-5, 2013

Couture Sewing Details at Santa Fe School of Fashion / May 3-5, 2013 This class focuses on fitting and finishing details, the beautiful difference between off the rack and couture. Some of the things you will learn about are the use of interlining and interfacing, beautiful hems, seam finishes, boning and hand picked zippers. For advanced sewers. When: May 3 – 5, 2013 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 / Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $245 + tax...

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Forms in Paper with Jacqueline Mallegni / April 20, 3013

Forms in Paper with Jacqueline Mallegni / April 20, 3013

Forms in Paper with Jacqueline Mallegni / April 20, 3013 Forms in Paper: Paper casting is truly a green art form and it’s one of the simplest techniques to learn. It requires little in the way of specialized supplies and equipment, but yields lovely results. During this day-long workshop you will cast abaca fiber to create a lovely small vessel that can be embellished with natural materials, paint, ink, kakishibu, thread, wire and decorative paper. The possibilities are endless! At the end of...

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A Perfect Warp with Melodie Usher / April 6-7, 2013


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A Perfect Warp with Melodie Usher / April 6-7, 2013

A PERFECT WARP with Melodie Usher / April 6-7, 2013 Some people consider warping a necessary evil and some consider it a kind of meditation, but every weaver will benefit from this class! Come learn how to put the perfect warp on your loom! In this class you will learn how to warp your loom using the back to front method all the while learning tips and tricks that insure you have a perfect warp every time. The use of an inexpensive and easy to create trapeze will be employed so that one person...

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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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Necktie Rugs with Sandy Voss / April 27-28, 2013

Necktie Rugs with Sandy Voss / April 27-28, 2013

Necktie Rugs with Sandy Voss / April 27-28, 2013 Take recycling to new places with this fun deviation on a regular rag rug class. Sandy Voss will show you how to take old neckties and turn them into rugs. You can either bring your own ties or buy them from Sandy! Necktie rugs are fast and fun! Beginning-level weavers are welcome, but students do need to have looms warped ahead of time.  When: April 27-28, 2013 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Oñate / Española, NM 87532...

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 16, 2013

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 16, 2013

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 16, 2013 Come to Santa Fe School of Fashion Design for this one day workshop “Get to Know Your Sewing Machine.” Bring your sewing machine and we will teach you how to set it up, operate it, and do basic trouble shooting. Bacon-Richards said her adult classes focus on “traditional old-school methods” that combine pattern-making and draping. “It’s a much more intuitive way to...

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Perfect Skirts Workshop (Fitting and Design) @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 19-21, 2013

Perfect Skirts Workshop (Fitting and Design) @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 19-21, 2013

Perfect Skirts Workshop (Fitting and Design) @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 19-21, 2013 In this workshop (Perfect Skirts Workshop) we will draft a skirt sloper. Discuss measurement, and then sew up a muslin. You will learn to make fit corrections, and then we will teach you how to use this pattern to design and pattern more skirts. Once you have a perfect fit, the options are endless! Class size is limited; a $100.00 deposit will reserve your space. Bacon-Richards said her...

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Open Studio Workshop at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 13, 2013

Open Studio Workshop at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 13, 2013

Open Studio Workshop at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 13, 2013 This is an open studio time to bring your projects in for advice, consultation and use of our workspace and equipment at the Santa Fe School of Fashion Design. Bacon-Richards said her adult classes focus on “traditional old-school methods” that combine pattern-making and draping. “It’s a much more intuitive way to design,” she said. “People really need to be able to use their...

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Zipper Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 16, 2013

Zipper Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 16, 2013

Zipper Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / February 16, 2013 We will demonstrate how to put in several different types of zippers with professional looking results; you will also have time to practice. Bring in your project that needs a zipper for help. Bacon-Richards said her adult classes focus on “traditional old-school methods” that combine pattern-making and draping. “It’s a much more intuitive way to design,” she said. “People really need to...

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Knitting in Color with Diane de Souza / March 30, 2013

Knitting in Color with Diane de Souza / March 30, 2013

Knitting in Color with Diane de Souza / March 30, 2013 It’s still cold outside- so come get cozy at Española Valley Fiber Arts Center and expand your knitting repertoire with Knitting in Color! It can seem overwhelming at first, but Diane will walk you through the different styles of incorporating color into knitting including mosaic, Fair Isle, and intarsia. A portion of the class will be devoted to chart reading and development of individual designs. Students will walk away with a Fair Isle...

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The Visual Heartbeat: The Use of Rhythm in Tapestry Design with Elizabeth Buckley / March 16-19, 2013

The Visual Heartbeat: The Use of Rhythm in Tapestry Design with Elizabeth Buckley / March 16-19, 2013

The Visual Heartbeat: The Use of Rhythm in Tapestry Design with Elizabeth Buckley / March 16-19, 2013 Rhythm is not only integral to the world of music and dance, but also to effective tapestry design. In this workshop, we will explore different approaches to visual rhythm through the use of: repetition, progressions, gradations, and contrast in shape, line, value and color. These underlying principles behind rhythm will help you go beyond the flat background to creating a sense of movement...

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Exploring Itten’s Color Star in The Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / March 1-3, 2013

Exploring Itten’s Color Star in The Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / March 1-3, 2013

Exploring Itten’s Color Star in The Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / March 1-3, 2013 This dye class uses Itten’s Color Star as a compass for understanding color interactions. Johannes Itten taught as the Bauhaus where he developed his color and design theories. His color star and the seven color contrasts are an essential part of his teachings. In this workshop we will develop formulas and dye samples based on Itten’s color star using wool and Lanaset dyes. We will explore...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 2,3, & 4 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 2,3, & 4 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 2,3, & 4 / DIY: A...

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Ikkanbari with Chris Conrad / March 9, 2013

Ikkanbari with Chris Conrad / March 9, 2013

Ikkanbari with Chris Conrad / March 9, 2013 Ikkanbari is the traditional Japanese folk art of extending the life of worn out baskets by covering them with washi (paper) and kakishibu (persimmon dye). We’ll learn about kakishibu, basic techniques for using kakishibu on washi and even a little katazome (paste resist stencil dyeing). Much of the information and techniques are also applicable to other paper and textile arts. Bring your old baskets! Española Valley Fiber Arts Center Our...

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Designing From a Sample @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / January 30 & 31, 2013

Designing From a Sample @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / January 30 & 31, 2013

Designing From a Sample @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design January 30 & 31, 2013 Come explore the design industry technique of “knocking off” garments with “Designing From a Sample”. Learn how to take a pattern from a garment, without taking it apart, and then use that pattern to design new garments. Learn how this technique is used in the design industry and in the individual creative process. Class size is limited; an $80.00 deposit will reserve your space in the class....

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Artist Product Pricing Seminar with Olimpia Newman / March 2, 2013

Artist Product Pricing Seminar with Olimpia Newman / March 2, 2013

Artist Product Pricing Seminar with Olimpia Newman / March 2, 2013 Product costing & pricing is a crucial component of selling, and it poses many challenges to artisans. This intense day-long seminar will review costing and pricing principles. During this highly participatory seminar Olimpia will teach how to arrive at a price that will sell their product via various distribution channels and points of sale. She will go over various solutions that can be developed to make selling products...

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / January 23, 2013

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / January 23, 2013

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design January 23, 2013 Come to Santa Fe School of Fashion Design for this one day workshop “Get to Know Your Sewing Machine.” Bring your sewing machine and we will teach you how to set it up, operate it, and do basic trouble shooting. Bacon-Richards said her adult classes focus on “traditional old-school methods” that combine pattern-making and draping. “It’s a much more intuitive way to...

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Lace Weaving Round Robin with Leigh Alexander / February 23-24, 2013

Lace Weaving Round Robin with Leigh Alexander / February 23-24, 2013

Lace Weaving Round Robin with Leigh Alexander Española, NM: Complex and evocative- lace has held an important place in the textile world for centuries. Weaving students are invited to come with Leigh on a round robin journey through the modern world of lace weaving. In this intermediate class students will be able to try their hands at some different lace weaves on eight harness looms. They will also learn how to design their own lace patterns for future weaving. Examples of Huck and Bronson...

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Learn to knit mittens with Diane de Souza / January 6, 2013

Learn to knit mittens with Diane de Souza / January 6, 2013

It’s the perfect time of year to learn to knit something new! In this class Diane will walk you through the techniques of knitting a basic mitten and the class will include instructions for a mitten that can be adapted to different sizes and different patterns. Students will walk away from this class with an understanding of different mitten construction, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and different options for materials. Make the winter cold more bearable by keeping your hands busy...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 9,10, & 11 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 9,10, & 11 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 9,10, & 11 / DIY: A...

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Ready, Set, Sell! Intense Business Weekend with Olimpia Newman / January 19-20, 2013

Ready, Set, Sell! Intense Business Weekend with Olimpia Newman / January 19-20, 2013

Get ready for another intense business weekend seminar with Olimpia! During this weekend you will concentrate on asking yourself some important business questions, such as “Do you have products that customers are looking for?” and then proceed to plan for the most lucrative selling season of your career. Olimpia will break down your product portfolio and help you look at important details like price points and product diversity. This class is a great way to set into motion planning and...

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Free Business Clinic with Olimpia Newman / January 12, 2013

Free Business Clinic with Olimpia Newman / January 12, 2013

Do you know who your clients are? And do you know how to grow your present client base? With these two questions in mind, Olimpia will elaborate on solutions that will help each business person. She we will look at how to sell more products to your current customers; how to gain new customers for your existing product portfolio, and finally how to address the need of new potential clients. Come and share during this enlightening session! When:  January 12, 2013 Where: Española Valley Fiber...

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Beginner Crochet with Madeline Stark / February 23, 2013

Beginner Crochet with Madeline Stark / February 23, 2013

Beginner Crochet with Madeline Stark / February 23, 2013 Everybody has an opinion about beginner crochet, but regardless of what you might think crochet can be extremely useful, creative, and fun! Once you have learned the basics you can make just about anything! This class covers the basic crochet stitches: the foundation chain, slip stitch, and single & double crochet, plus pattern reading. You’ll have time to get started on a small project, such as a scarf. Materials needed: one crochet...

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Welt Pocket Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 11, 2012

Welt Pocket Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 11, 2012

In this class we will demonstrate single and double welt pockets, and bound button holes. You will also have time to practice and make samples for yourself. For advanced sewers. Class size is limited, please call to reserve your space. When:  December 11, 2012 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time:  9:00am – 2:00pm Cost:  $85.00 + tax Phone:  505-310-2955 Website/Blog Address:...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / December 16, 2012

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / December 16, 2012

This workshop will teach participants how to prepare and spin raw wool into warm, delightful and beautiful skeins of yarn, ready to knit or weave. History of handspinning and use of different fibers will be discussed. Emphasis will be on the history and use of Navajo-Churro wool, which was brought here by Don Juan de Onate in 1598. Learning in the traditional way of spinning, participants will also hear special stories and songs connected to the materials and seasons of this ancient craft....

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Couture Sewing Details @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 14-16, 2012

Couture Sewing Details @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 14-16, 2012

This class focuses on fitting and finishing details, the beautiful difference between off the rack and couture. Some of the things you will learn about are the use of interlining and interfacing, beautiful hems, seam finishes, boning and hand picked zippers. For advanced sewers. Call to reserve your space. When: December 14 -16, 2012 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $245.00 + tax Phone: 505-310-2955 Website/Blog Address:...

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