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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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COLLECTIVE Felting at SUCCURRO FESITVAL

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 19-21

A weekend for investigation and celebration; coming together to honor and rediscover artist as healer and healer as artist. Events and schedule will be revealed upon arrival; participants will be able to float freely as they see fit, following their own path within the structure. Meals will be shared together in support of creating a sustaining experience for all.


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NATURAL INDIGO DYEING at EARTH ARTS CENTER

Saturday, JULY 27 2pm-5pm

Participants will learn how to set up a henna indigo vat and discover the complex history of this ancient pigment. We will also explore resist dyeing techniques. Participants can bring their own clothing and fabric to dye blue in addition to the silk and wool that we provide.


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Composted Color: Natural Dyeing With Food Waste at EARTH ARTS CENTER

Saturday, August 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.


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Family Indigo Dyeing at Browder's Farm

Saturday, August 25 11Am-1:30pm

Join us in an exploration of natural indigo. We will explore resist dyeing techniques and have the opportunity to dip dye yarn from the farm. Families are encouraged to bring lunch and enjoy it on the farm before or after the session. Two sessions will be offered, 11-12 and 12:30-1:30.


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Sprouting Color: a Flower Dyeing Workshop at EARTH ARTS CENTER

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 27 2pm-5pm

Using found and foraged flowers we create natural flower prints by imprinting petals, roots, and herbs onto silk fabric. This workshop also cover the hapazome art of smashing flowers onto fabric.


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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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Personal Mending: Building a Practice Around Repair at EARTH ARTS CENTER

Saturday, October 26 2pm-5pm

This craft-circle-style class focuses on developing a personal process for the embellishment and repair of well-loved garments. Participants learn to listen to the fabric and give life back to worn-out garments.


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

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