Adult Fiber Classes

Artist taking an online art class


To participate in online classes and workshops, students will need to have access to a computer, tablet, or phone with internet and access to Zoom.

6037 NEW! Exploring Handmade Paper
Instructor: Alicia Cotter
Tuesdays, 12:30–3 PM
In this 4-week session, students will learn the basics of the papermaking process from preparing the pulp, working with tools such as a deckle and mold, and adding embellishments with additives such as dried flower petals. By the end of the sessions, students will be able to walk away with paper that differs in color, has a variety of mix-ins, and incorporates beautiful stitching designs.
4 sessions: 5/9–5/30
Tuition: member $145, non-member $155
Materials fee: $40

6067 Felted Art: Needle Felting in 2D & 3D
Instructor: Martha McDonald
Wednesdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Needle felting is a fun fiber technique that is easy to learn and full of possibilities. Through demonstrations and step-by-step instruction, students will learn how to transform colorful wool roving into beautiful, tactile felted images, and objects. Techniques covered will include how to form basic shapes, layering colors, adding details, and more. Our class will create landscapes, abstract works, and sculptural 3D pieces such as forest animals and succulents, as well as incorporating found objects and upcycled woolens. Individual designs are encouraged and will allow for the creation of truly one-of-a-kind pieces of felted art. Some materials provided.
4 sessions: 5/17–6/7
Tuition: member $155, non-member $145
Materials fee: $25