winter in the Studio-     2017-2018

Drop-In Sewing              •       $20. per session-or- 3/$55.

Wednesdays: Dec. 6th, Dec. 13th, Jan.10th, Jan. 17th  

Drop In Session meet from  1-3:30 pm 
An afternoon in my Ashland studio to connect with sewing in hand. Bring a project, get ideas & construction help,  share your successes and catch up with fellow textilians!  

multiple sessions:


BEGINNING SURFACE DESIGN- 

Oct. 21st, Saturday  9:30- 4:30   •                     $165.                                    
Join Diane Ericson and Miles Frode and find your flair with our favorites  printing techniques:  stenciling, mono printing and painting on fabric with a variety of Jacquard paint products. Miles & Diane will guide you to find your own style  with techniques and tricks for getting  great results. In class, you’ll create a collection of samples as you develop basic techniques for working on a variety of fabrics including sheers, knits and wovens. Diane and Miles will bring an inspiring collection of samples.     
 Bring ideas, images, fabrics and garments to work on.            

Class fee includes:

All Fabric Paints, printing tools, brushes,
sponges, stencils to use in class, a handout, a stencil to keep & a collection of fabric samples.    

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Re-Make It! Upcycle design play- 

Friday, Oct. 20th,  9:30-4:30          •              $150.    
Ready to hit the refresh button on your closet?!
Come create an arty new look from 3 tee shirts, or a collage sweater for  fall. Here is a session full of innovative recycle ideas for working the details and creating new garments from those pieces just to nice to let go of. As a pattern designer and artist, Diane will share unique ways to address shape and fit as you cut to redesign, add new buttons and combine your favorite pieces with an artistic eye. Bring your garment, sewing box and join us for a full day of fun and transformation!   

What to Bring:
• 1-5 Garments to cut up & remake: tee shirt knits and woven can be combined.
• At least one printed knit tee to cut for trim. You may have a collection: like 3 striped linen shirts. trims, zippers or buttons you’d like to use. If you are driving, feel free to bring more garments to get ideas for future projects. You might start a second piece in class.
• Sewing pins & saftey pins (for ‘basting’),
• Basic sewing kit & scissors (I have some in the studio to  share if you are flying),
• 3-5 Images (maybe a sewing pattern) you want to inspire your ReMake direction. 

sessions:
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