Create your own sacred feminine doll to inspire and empower. We will use a simple technique, which involves wrapping fabric strips around an armature of sticks. These dolls can then be embellished with beads, cords, buttons, wire, sequins, or small items that can be easily attached. No prior doll-making experience required, only a willingness to experiment.
Learn the traditional art of chainmaille cold-joining processes with a contemporary twist in non-precious metals. Fabricate a swirled chain link in bright aluminum and enameled copper to create a bracelet perfect for casual wear or a special event.
Creatives of all metalworking levels ages 12 yrs + are welcome. (Cost includes aluminum/enameled copper materials).
Using the poem The Guest House by Rumi as a metaphor for the self, we will create a ‘house’ with clear Mylar and other elements. We will fill it with ‘aspects’ of ourselves and how we welcome experiences and unexpected ‘guests’ into our lives. After discussion of the poem and writing a personal poetic response to the poem. 10:30am-1:00pm, Sat, March 23rd.
Come and make a crochet rope basket! Form and function come together to make a multi-use container that will make your friends and family begging you to make one for them. Great for the home, office or gifts to anyone. Be prepared to get addicted to making these fun and functional baskets! Requirements: Single crochet stitch.
The Art of Notan is embodied in the ancient symbol, "Yin and Yang". Create stunning graphic imagery using black and white paper and scissors. Geared towards creatives ages 15+.
The Art of Notan is embodied in the ancient symbol, "Yin and Yang". Create stunning graphic imagery using black and white paper and scissors. Geared for students.
Come make a beautiful sea turtle with a shell using the crochet African flower motif and make your turtle flippers as unique as you! Materials will be included. In celebration of the coming Earth Day, you can choose to stuff your sea turtle with recycled plastic bags!
Learn the traditional art of chainmaille cold-joining processes with a contemporary twist in precious or non-precious metal.
Ancestors and grandmothers are with us every day, guiding us and providing support if we are only willing to be quiet enough to listen to them. This workshop brings us back to the meditative process of hand-stitching, slowing down to a pace that allows us to hear their voices.