Studio Schweinfurth

Current & Upcoming

Spring Fiber Retreat 2023

May 05, 2023 9:00AM—May 07, 2023 4:00PM

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3-Day Fiber Art Retreat Fri.- Sun. May 5-7, 2023 Fiber artists of all kinds are invited to join us for a weekend of creativity at our biannual retreat. You will have full access to both of our spacious studios: our sewing studio and our dye/wet studio. Lunch is included. Just bring yourself and your work!…

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Eco-Printing

May 20, 2023 9:00AM—May 21, 2023 4:00PM

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2-Day Workshop with Robin Kasowitz Saturday – Sunday May 20-21, 2023, 9am-4pm CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST All Levels Have fun creating and mastering Eco Printing on fabric! Eco Printing is a technique where leaves and flowers create their shapes, color, and marks on fabric. The results are marvelously unique and eye-catching. We will be uncovering the important,…

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Indigo Discharge: Blue, Brown, and White

Jun 12, 2023 9:00AM—Jun 16, 2023 4:00PM

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5-Day Workshop with Elin Noble Mon. – Fri. June 12-16, 2023, 9am-4pm CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST All Levels This five-day class will engage indigo dye from two vantage points. We will begin by applying indigo on cellulose cloth (cotton, linen, hemp, ramie). After that we will selectively remove indigo through a series of resist…

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Sculpting Heads! Let’s Get Expressive!

Jun 23, 2023 9:00AM—Jun 25, 2023 4:00PM

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3-Day Workshop with Magda Gluszek Friday – Sunday June 23-25, 2023, 9am-4pm All Levels My favorite part of sculpting the human body in clay is adding expression to a pose. Some of our most instantly readable expressions originate from our faces and hand gestures. In this workshop we will focus on building heads and hands to…

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Traditional Yoruba Batik Workshop with Indigo

Sep 22, 2023 9:00AM—Sep 24, 2023 4:00PM

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3-Day Workshop with Gasali Adeyemo Friday – Sunday Sept. 22-24, 2023, 9am-4pm CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST All Levels Learn the traditional Yoruba batik technique as well as the meaning behind the designs used in this 3-day workshop. Both hand painted and stamp techniques will be taught, and the clothe will be dyed in organic…

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Sashiko: “Core & Essence” and “Application & Practice”

Oct 06, 2023 9:00AM—Oct 08, 2023 4:00PM

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3-Day Workshop with Atsushi Futatsuya Friday – Sunday Oct. 6-8, 2023, 9am-4pm All Levels Instructor Atusushi Fatatsuya’s will share his Sashiko practice in 3-days of intensive stitching. In the first 6 hours of the workshop, he will introduce the most important element in Sashiko Stitching – Unshin (Needle Movement). While the participants practice the Unshin…

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Felt Area Rugs: Traditional Turkish Feltbeating

Oct 26, 2023 9:00AM—Oct 29, 2023 4:00PM

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4-Day Workshop with Jo Hesse Thursday – Sunday Oct. 26-2, 2023, 9am-4pm All Levels In this workshop students will make their own thick, fully functional felt area rug. The rug will be intricately patterned with geometric designs in the various colors of wool. Students will make their own prefelt and learn to “kick” the felt, with…

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Sculptural Felting

Nov 18, 2023 10:00AM—Nov 19, 2023 4:00PM

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2-Day Workshop with Mallory Zondag Saturday – Sunday Nov 18-19, 2023, 10am-4pm All Levels Explore sculpting with wool during this two day workshop. Using the ancient technique of wet felting, you will learn how to sculpt wool into a multitude of natural forms such as branches and coral, barnacles, undulating layers and more! Day one…

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