Classes

LEVEL 3: Silk Gauze Scarf with Tetyana Tverdenko @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Build upon your nuno felting knowledge to create a light-as-air scarf on silk gauze. This ephemeral beauty features finished holes in the center of the ‘leaves’ and fringed edges. We have several weights of silk[...]
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Poinsettia @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
These  beautiful nuno felted poinsettias are a perfect holiday project.  This level 1 class is perfect for beginners and students will leave with a completed flower. A supply list will be available upon registration. No[...]
Nov 30 @ 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[...]
Dec 1 @ 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,[...]
Dec 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[...]
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Bucket Purse @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Learn how to make a beautiful, seamless, firmly felted bucket bag purse in this full-day class. The contemporary design is great for a variety of uses. Prerequisite: Any Level 1 Wet Felting workshop at The Tin Thimble or[...]
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[...]
Dec 7 @ 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[...]
Dec 8 @ 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![...]
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Level 1: Needle Felted Winter Bird @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
MORE INFO COMING SOON! *Some details will need to be added at home* No prior felting experience required. Instructor: Nanette Scott Class Fee: $60 + Materials How to register: We are currently unable to register students online. Please[...]
LEVEL 3: Silk Gauze Scarf with Tetyana Tverdenko @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Build upon your nuno felting knowledge to create a light-as-air scarf on silk gauze. This ephemeral beauty features finished holes in the center of the ‘leaves’ and fringed edges. We have several weights of silk[...]
LEVEL 1: Four in One Neck Wrap with Toni Lutman @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Using merino wool and fun textural embellishments, learn how to make a versatile wet felted neck wrap/warmer that can be worn several ways.   Prerequisite: No experience required. Instructor: Toni Lutman Class Fee: $75 +[...]
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Nuno Felted Versi Wrap @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This adorable circle wrap is so versatile you can wear it upside down, inside out or right side up. It’s collar can become a hood and it has arm holes for a comfortable fit. A[...]
Dec 15 @ 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: Basic Beading Workshop with Jill Fargen @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
In this beading workshop with Jill Fargen, students will create a sampler of beading and edging techniques while using different types of beads and sequins. Class topics will include types of beading thread, needles, general[...]
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Beginner Appliqué Sampler
In this beginner appliqué workshop students will learn how to do a simple appliqué and several embroidery stitches. Appliqué and hand embroidery can be used in many ways to give that special one of a[...]
Jan 5 @ 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 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[...]
Jan 10 @ 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[...]
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Layered 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[...]
LEVEL 1: Basic Beading Workshop with Jill Fargen @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
In this beading workshop with Jill Fargen, students will create a sampler of beading and edging techniques while using different types of beads and sequins. Class topics will include types of beading thread, needles, general[...]
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Vessel @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
There is magic in making a felted 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[...]
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[...]
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Advanced Wet Felted Vessel @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
If you’ve taken the beginning level wet felting workshop, let’s take that knowledge and get even more creative! This workshop will show students how to add loads of textural elements to their vessels and how to[...]
Jan 20 @ 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[...]
Jan 25 @ 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[...]
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Wet Felted Bark @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Inspired by Japanese tying methods known as Shibori, Sharon has created the uptime textural workshop at The Tin Thimble. Students in this in-depth workshop will learn how to use hand stitches to achieve different types[...]
Feb 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 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[...]