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Unlock your inherent creativity. We facilitate hands-on learning experiences that explore closed-loop textile creation. Learn how to integrate weaving, felting, natural dyeing, and mending into your life and practice with us in our studio or at one of our partner locations. 

We offer custom workshops and private sessions for you, your team, or your class! GET IN TOUCH.

 

Upcoming Workshops:

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Mending: REPAIR AND REFRESH @ CRAFTJAM

Monday OCTOBER 7 7Pm-9pm

Give your well-loved wardrobe favorites a new life! Join us at a SocialJam, where you'll develop skills to repair and refresh your worn-out garments while empowering yourself to rethink your relationship with clothing and the environment through hands-on making.


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Threads that Connect Us: Making and Unmaking with Mushrooms @ CIVIC ART LAB

SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 11:30am-1pm

We will discuss how artists, designers, and scientists have been working with mushrooms to heal our planet (including some of our own research). We will also get our hands dirty making mycopaper together using DIY papermaking techniques.


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Natural Dyeing with Indigo @ EILEEN FISHER

SUNDAY OCTOBER 13 12PM-2pm

Participants will learn how to set up a sugar indigo vat and cover stains with plant magic. We will explore resist dyeing techniques and have the opportunity to dye Eileen Fisher Renew garments.


TANGLED: FELTING WORKSHOP @ EILEEN FISHER

SUNDAY OCTOBER 13 2:30PM-4:30pm

Locally sourced and dyed wool will be provided for participants to explore felting and visible mending. We will cover fixing holes in your woolen and knit garments using needle felting techniques in addition to wet felting.


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Tangled: A Wet Felting Workshop - Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool

Saturday, October 19 10am-2pm

Learn the wonders of wet felting with locally sourced and dyed wool. Everyone will walk away with felted shapes that can be needle felted into a a garment or experimental piece. Participants will create a collective piece as group, in addition to their individual felted creations.


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Dyeing with Natural Indigo - Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool

Saturday, October 19 2:30pm-5:30pm

Participants will learn how to set up a henna indigo vat and explore resist dyeing techniques. Participants may bring their own fabric/fiber to dip as well, although small samples of silk and wool will be provided.


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Dyeing with Natural Indigo - Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool

Sunday, OcTober 20 10am-1pm

Participants will learn how to set up a henna indigo vat and explore resist dyeing techniques. Participants may bring their own fabric/fiber to dip as well, although small samples of silk and wool will be provided.


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Sprouting Color: A Flower Printing Workshop - Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool

Sunday, OcTober 20 1:30pm-3:30pm

Using found and foraged flowers we will create natural flower prints by imprinting petals, roots, and herbs onto silk and/or cotton second-hand garments and fabric swatches. This Sprouting Color workshop will also cover the Hapa Zome art of smashing flowers onto fabric.


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Composted Color: Natural Dyeing With Food Waste at Brooklyn Sewcial

SUNDAy, NOVEMBER 17 2pm-5pm

From onion skins, to carrot tops, to avocado pits and skins, participants learn how to dye with food waste. We cover the mordanting process which binds natural color to fabric, in addition to resist dyeing techniques.


We have facilitated workshops at universities, museums, makerspaces, farms and schools. We also offer intimate workshops in our Brooklyn studio.

Past Faciliators:

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Rahel Neirene

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Justin Victoria

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Rebecca Richards

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Maryann Conneely


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