Classes

Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Wet Felted Carpet Bag @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This carpet bag hauls all my felting supplies to and from work every day. It is so strong  that I think it would carry a bowling ball without a problem! It’s durable, washable and cute[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Dream Catcher with Toni Lutman
In this class we will make a beautiful piece that is inspired by Native American Dream Catchers.  We will spend the first part of the day making our felt covered ring and an assortment of[...]
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Have a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it? Bring it in and let us introduce you! We will be going over the basics: Threading the machine Filling the bobbin Straight stitch Zig-Zag[...]
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Level 1: Bitty Blossoms @ The Tin Thimble  | Loomis | California | United States
Through the years, Sharon has taught many different kinds of flowers. Some of her students asked for a class on how to make a quick little flower and here they are: Sharon’s Bitty Blossoms! These[...]
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This is our most popular class! This craft is relatively brand new; created in the 1990s by Polly Stirling and her friends in Australia, nuno felting rocked the fiber arts world. Since then innovations have[...]
LEVEL 2: Painting with Wool with Tetyana Tverdenko @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Painting with wool is a combination of wet and dry felting techniques. Wool fiber is a unique material that will help you create a picture with watercolor effect, even if you’ve never painted pictures. Wool painting helps develop the artistic taste, builds creativity and the pursuit of creative expression. This class is designed for all who enjoy art, crafts and love[...]
Level 1: Needle Felted Succulents and Cacti @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
If you love succulents as much as we do, come join us and learn how to needle felt your own. In this class you will learn to make the largest segment of a tall cactus[...]
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Criss Cross Apron @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This unique and contemporary full length criss-cross apron provides full coverage with avant-garde styling! Easy to put on apron that slips over your head with no sashes to tie. Roomy cut makes it comfortable to wear[...]
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Botanical Dyed Clothing @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Hit your local thrift shop and choose a 100% cotton, linen or silk garment and we will imprint different leaves on them. Botanically imprinting clothing is fun because we must consider placement of the leaves[...]
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Vessel @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
There is magic in making a vessel. We felt a double sided, flat circle with a resist inside, cut a slit in the center of one side and this creates a hollow sphere. Almost like magic![...]
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Beginning Knitting @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Learning to knit together… A knitting lesson for beginners using the Russian speed knitting technique.  Learning to knit is a lot of fun, and it’s not as difficult as you might think  – everything you[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Essentials Pouch with Toni Lutman
In this one day class, we will create a fun pouch to carry those little things you just can’t be without!  This pouch is big enough to hold your keys, along with a small wallet[...]
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Flower @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
I worked hard to design a beautiful wet felted flower and I finally got it and I love them! Hundreds of students have left this class with a beautiful flower they made with their own[...]
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Soap @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
What a great idea to felt over a bar of yummy smelling soap! The wool is exfoliating and shrinks as your bar gets smaller with use. Such a great gift idea! A materials list will[...]
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Have a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it? Bring it in and let us introduce you! We will be going over the basics: Threading the machine Filling the bobbin Straight stitch Zig-Zag[...]
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Botanical Dyed Clothing @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Hit your local thrift shop and choose a 100% cotton, linen or silk garment and we will imprint different leaves on them. Botanically imprinting clothing is fun because we must consider placement of the leaves[...]
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This is our most popular class! This craft is relatively brand new; created in the 1990s by Polly Stirling and her friends in Australia, nuno felting rocked the fiber arts world. Since then innovations have[...]
LEVEL 3: Silk Gauze Scarf with Tetyana Tverdenko @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
MORE INFO COMING SOON! Prerequisite: 8+ hours of wet felting experience. Instructor: Tetyana Tverdenko Class fee: $140 + Materials How to register: We are currently unable to register students online. Please call us at 926-652-2134 Tuesday through Sunday[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Dream Catcher with Toni Lutman
In this class we will make a beautiful piece that is inspired by Native American Dream Catchers.  We will spend the first part of the day making our felt covered ring and an assortment of[...]
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This is our most popular class! This craft is relatively brand new; created in the 1990s by Polly Stirling and her friends in Australia, nuno felting rocked the fiber arts world. Since then innovations have[...]
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Mini Wall Hanging with Sharon Mansfield @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Bring to life rolling hills, fields of flowers, streams and beautiful skies in this intensive one-day workshop with Sharon. Students will learn how to wet felt a landscape using lots of textural fibers. A materials list[...]
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Intermediate Nuno Felted Shawl @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
In this class we will explore adding texture & contrast to our scarves along with fringed ends and extending the wool off the scarf to create a lattice pattern. We will felt in lace bits,[...]
LEVEL 1: Beginning Crochet - Granny Squares @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Learn one of the oldest, most versatile, and beautiful needle crafts of all time. It’s easy and therapeutic, and can be mastered in a flash.  In this beginner’s class, you will learn the basic stitches,[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Cinch Satchel with Lisa Classon @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This versatile cross body bag will be wet felted using a resist to create the main body. The focal point of the bag, the strap and pull string, will be made using many different fibers[...]
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Nuno Felted Sleeveless Tunic
This little sleeveless tunic is so easy to fit. It can be fitted or l0ose. The roving is drafted in a manner so that the tunic will have stretch! No need for zippers. The neckline[...]
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Flowers @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
I worked hard to design a beautiful wet felted flower and I finally got it and I love them! Hundreds of students have left this class with a beautiful flower they made with their own[...]
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Lounge Pants + Pillowcase @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Learn how to cut and sew straight lines, hems and casings while making pajama pants for yourself and your family!  Prerequisite: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine Class or 4-6 hours of practice with your[...]
LEVEL 3: Richelly "Orchid" Scarf with Tetyana Tverdenko @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
MORE INFO COMING SOON! Prerequisite: 8+ hours of wet felting experience. Instructor: Tetyana Tverdenko Class fee: $140 + Materials How to register: We are currently unable to register students online. Please call us at 926-652-2134 Tuesday through Sunday[...]
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Mini Wall Hanging with Sharon Mansfield @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Bring to life rolling hills, fields of flowers, streams and beautiful skies in this intensive one-day workshop with Sharon. Students will learn how to wet felt a landscape using lots of textural fibers. A materials list[...]
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This is our most popular class! This craft is relatively brand new; created in the 1990s by Polly Stirling and her friends in Australia, nuno felting rocked the fiber arts world. Since then innovations have[...]