Classes

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 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Nori Scarf @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Learn how to create a cobweb felted fabric in this class. Students will create a scarf with a light, airy, lacey texture and weight. If you’ve been wanting to learn cobweb felt – this is[...]
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Level 3: Nuno Felted Window Scarf @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
In this one day scarf class we will be creating windows using wool to frame silk fabrics. This method creates a fantastic texture. The wool is carried off the edge of the silk to produce[...]
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Beginning Wheel Spinning @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Come and learn how to spin wool into beautiful yarn. If you already have a wheel, bring it along. If you don’t have a wheel, we have several students can borrow. We will talk about different[...]
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Intermediate Spinning: Art Yarn @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Learn how to spin funky, chunky art yarn with new spinning, drafting and plying techniques. A materials list will be available upon registration. Pre-requisite: Level 1 Introduction to Spinning + LOTS of practicing at home[...]
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[...]
Jan 28 @ 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[...]
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 +[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – Feb 7 @ 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[...]
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[...]
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 +[...]
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 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[...]
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – Feb 15 @ 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[...]
Feb 17 @ 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: 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,[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 21 @ 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,[...]
Feb 22 @ 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![...]
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Level 1: Needle Felted Mushroom @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Join Nanette Scott in learning how to needle felt a funky little mushroom. Students are free to choose their colors and think outside the box.  *Some details will need to be added at home* No prior felting[...]
Feb 25 @ 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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Mar 6 @ 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[...]