Lecture: Stephenie’s Seven – Trunk Show and Discussion
March 6, 2019 at 11:00 am (during the guild meeting)
Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Avenue, Santa Rosa (map)
Non-guild members are welcome.
2-Day Workshop: Comprehensive Spinning Class – Woolen/Worsted
March 7 & 8, 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm (Thursday & Friday)
Cotati Community Center, 201 Sierra Avenue, Cotati, CA (in the Copeland Classroom) (map)
Fiber preparation and drafting technique leave their indelible imprint on your yarn. Learn what to expect from carded and combed materials and experience how different drafting techniques affect yarn appearance and behavior.
The first day of this class focuses on woolen yarn production including carded and cloud preparation followed by demonstration and hands-on experience of woolen draft and spinning. The second day spends less time prepping using commercial combed tops and focusing on the worsted draft and development of the quality of luster. Class concludes with comparison of the two different systems and their effect on yarn.
Class size: minimum: 12; maximum: 18
Student Skill Level: can spin a single and ply, comfortable with spinning and looking to expand skills, advanced.
Student materials fee: $20 (for all fibers and handouts)
Students should bring: a functional spinning wheel or spindle with which you are comfortable, hand cards. Wool combs are optional.
Instructor will provide: spinning fibers, handouts. A few sets of small combs will be available to borrow.
Workshop fee for guild members: $95.00 plus $20.00 materials fee
Workshop fee for non-guild members: $125.00 plus $20 materials fee
Cancellation policy: Refunds will only be made for cancellations if the remaining registration exceeds the minimum participant requirement for the workshop.
For more information: contact Ellen LaBruce, firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-938-1993