We are passionate about natural fiber and traditional fiber arts, and the life-giving warmth and beauty of the cloth it gives us. Join us in the studio and gardens for fiber arts classes and workshops throughout the year.
October-February, 1st and 3rd thursdays from 3:00 to 7:00PM
Join us in the fiber studio at Compass Rose Farms for an evening of fiber crafting. Bring your craft and something to share in the kitchen and spend the evening finishing your unfinished projects in good company.
Spinning the Wheel
January 20th, MArch 16th or May 18th 2024
Learn to spin on a spinning wheel and get to know the plant and animal fibers that make up the magical world of cloth.
If you have always wanted to spin but have not taken the first steps or started but lost your way then this class is for you. We will provide everything you need, No experience or tools necessary we provide the wheels and fiber and will patiently guide you through the steps to get you spinning in a day. Note: this is a one day workshop.
Join us on a mythic journey as we explore fiber arts through the lens of connection to our northern European ancestors. Come along as we explore this ancient path of fiber and reweave the cloth of sacred relationships with the plants and animals that give us fiber, tools, color, and myth.
- Fiber and the animals who offer it
- Washing and transformation with the elements
- Felting and the creative womb
- Sticks and stones and drop spindle magic
- Our ancestors and Nalbinding
- Dying and sacred plants
- Weaving with the woods
Wed, June 28 2023
join us in the gardens for an introduction to wet felting. We will be creating a hand-sculpted bowl or vessel using natural and colored wool. Learning techniques for using resists, finished edges, texture, and color.
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