Spring 2019 Fiber Art Classes

When:
April 17, 2019 all-day
2019-04-17T00:00:00-04:00
2019-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Slater Mill
67 Roosevelt Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02860
USA
Contact:
Old Slater Mill Association
4017258638
Spring 2019 Fiber Art Classes @ Slater Mill | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States

Spring Trad Arts Class registrations have begun!

Classes being offered:

Papermaking / Suzi Ballenger

May 1 – May 22 (Wed. Evenings) 6- 8:30 p.m.

Professional textile artist Suzi Ballenger teaches the paper-making process: how to embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp. Students will leave with a bound book of their handmade papers. In this class, students will learn how to make paper. They will embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp, and explore different plants and techniques to make paper – hydrangea, abaca, hemp, linen, even seaweed! Finally, students will be taught a simple stab binding technique to create a personal bound book out of their handmade papers.

Chair Caning / Steve Emma

April 10 – May 15 (Wed. Evenings) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Master craftsman Steve Emma teaches open-studio chair caning on Wednesday evenings. All levels welcome, you provide the chair & tools, he provides the rush & reeds.

Handweaving / Suzi Ballenger

April 6 – June 8 (Sat. Mornings) 10 a.m. – noon

Artist and production weaver Suzi Ballenger returns to teach all levels of weaving in an open studio format on Saturday Mornings. Slater Mill provides the Harrisville looms.

Beginner Knitting / Pam Sluter

April 24 – May 29 (Wed. Evenings) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Pattern designer & knit instructor Pam Sluter returns this spring to teach beginners the solid foundations to build their knitting futures. In this class, students will learn basic knitting techniques. Students will need to bring their own yarn and knitting needles to each session.

Three ways to register: brownpapertickets.com (fees apply), phone 401-725-8638 x100, or email info@slatermill.org for a form.

BPT links here:

Papermaking: https://bpt.me/4078140
Chair Caning: https://bpt.me/4078157
Handweaving: https://bpt.me/4078170
Beginner Knitting: https://bpt.me/4078182

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