Classes

Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Beginner Appliqué Sampler
10:00 am
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[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Essentials Pouch with Toni Lutman
10:00 am
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[...]
LEVEL 1: Basic Beading Workshop with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
In this beading class 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[...]
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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 @ Loomis | California | United States
10:30 am
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[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Botanical Dyed Clothing @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
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[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Dream Catcher with Toni Lutman
10:00 am
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[...]
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Mar 13 @ 1:44 am – 2:44 am
Private Workshops Available! @ Loomis | California | United States
1:44 am
Are you part of a guild, or group? Are you and your friends, co workers, or family members looking for a fun event to do together? We are pleased to offer private workshops both in[...]
LEVEL 1: Four in One Neck Wrap with Toni Lutman @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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 +[...]
Mar 15 @ 10:30 am – Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Buttoned Shawl -2 DAYS- @ Loomis | California | United States
10:30 am
Take the beginning nuno felted scarf class and graduate to the wet felted buttoned shawl. Let’s learn how to let the dryer do most of the work! Students must purchase a pre-assembled kit from The[...]
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Nori Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
If you’ve been wanting to learn cobweb felt – this is the class for you! Learn how to create a cobweb felted fabric in this class. Students will create a scarf with a light, airy,[...]
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Nuno Felted Butterfly Shawl @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Years ago I made a felted butterfly shawl, but it was just a big rectangle and didn’t have enough shape to be flattering. This time, I wanted to create a shawl that you could actually[...]
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf - Perfect for Beginners! @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
We’d love to see you in our most popular workshop – the nuno felted scarf! This craft is relatively brand new; created in the 1990s by Polly Stirling and her friends in Australia, nuno felting[...]
LEVEL 2: Painting with Wool with Tetyana Tverdenko @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
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[...]
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Bucket Purse @ Loomis | California | United States
10:30 am
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[...]
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Nuno Felted Monarch Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
This technique is so incredibly fun! It is similar to the nuno mosaic technique but with even more layers and texture. You will draw a design on paper and then create that design using silk[...]
Mar 29 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Intermediate Nuno Felted Shawl @ Loomis | California | United States
10:30 am
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,[...]
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Layered Flower @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
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[...]
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Vessel @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Advanced Wet Felted Vessel @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
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[...]
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Intermediate Nuno Felted Shawl @ Loomis | California | United States
10:30 am
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,[...]
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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: Beaded Cabochon Brooch with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Advance your beading skills and learn how to make a beaded cabochon brooch with Jill Fargen. Learn how to hold a center stone in place with rows of beading around. A materials list will be[...]
Apr 10 @ 1:44 am – 2:44 am
Private Workshops Available! @ Loomis | California | United States
1:44 am
Are you part of a guild, or group? Are you and your friends, co workers, or family members looking for a fun event to do together? We are pleased to offer private workshops both in[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Essentials Pouch with Toni Lutman
10:00 am
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[...]
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Shibori Inspired Neck Wrap @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
This shibori inspired neckwrap was inspired by a scarf Melissa Arnold made years ago and was given to me by my daughter. I wanted to create something that gave the illusion of a shibori dyed[...]
You're Invited! Join us for our annual Student Art Show
10:00 am
Please RSVP for our anniversary party by giving us a call at 916-652-2134! Thank you!