Saco Valley Summer Textile Workshop

The Saco Valley Fiber Artists would like to invite you to participate in a textile arts SUMMER WORKSHOP
with 16 different classes, including 7 new classes, on:

Friday, July 18, 2014
And Saturday, July 190, 2014
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

at Shearbrooke Farm, 400 Saco Road, Standish ME 04084

Learn to work with wool fiber and create beautiful colors through hand dyeing with natural materials. Instruction and practice will be relaxed and informal, and a light gourmet luncheon will be provided. Treat yourself (and a lucky friend !) to a day of textile arts. NO prior experience needed.

This year we have 16 different classes, with several new ones. You will have an opportunity to try your choice of classes such as:

Arm Knitting (half day Fri am)
Beginner Hand Spinning (half day Fri or Sat pm)
Rug Hooking (half day Fri am)
Hand Painted Skeins (half day am only)
Inkle Weaving (half day Fri pm)
Linen Stitch Scarf (half day pm only)
Locker Hooking (full day Fri or Sat)
Needle Felted Santa Ornament (half day am only)
See Class Details
Check back for New Classes Being Added Soon

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Needle Felted Sheep (half day pm only)
Rug Braiding (full day)
Santa Baby (half day Fri pm only)
Silk Painting (full day Sat only)
Proddy Mats (half day Fri pm only)
Victorian Christmas Boot (full day Sat only)
Weaving (full day)
Williamsburg Basket (full day Fri only)

Fee:  $65 per day.  Due upon Registration. NOTE: fee is unrefundable after July 1st.

Includes instruction for two half or one whole day class, plus a delicious luncheon. Materials fees are additional, and payable NOT at registration, but during class, directly to the instructor (See class details link above). When you mail your registration form and check, please save a copy for your own records, and call with any questions: 207-625-3325.

A portion of our proceeds go to the Guatemala Education Fund, in support of the children of Maya weavers and crafts people.

Shearbrooke Farm

Shearbrooke Farm is a working farm with 80 acres of meadows, woods and pasture. We have llamas, rabbits, chickens, ducks, one dog, a cat, and lots of sheep. We are located on Saco Road, which is an extension of Rt. 22, 1 1/5 miles going north from Bonny Eagle High School.

Please join us for a creative summer day at Shearbrooke Farm! Rain or Shine...

Call Janet Conner at (207) 625-3325
or email jconnerhookedrugs@gmail.com
for further information or registration.

Details about schedule, any extra materials fees,
and driving directions are available when you call.

Or print, share, and use our registration form.

Classes will be filled on a first come basis,
so please register as soon as possible.