Classes

May 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 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: 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[...]
May 31 @ 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm
Vintage & Antique Button Sale!
Our 11th annual vintage & antique button sale is happening June 2nd through the 4th! We’re pulling out our entire collection, so you’ll find thousands of buttons priced to sell. Tagua, wood, glass, plastic, leather[...]
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – Jun 7 @ 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[...]
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[...]
Jun 9 @ 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! Hundreds of students have left this class with a beautiful flower they made with their own two hands. We hope[...]
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
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 3: Sew Liberated's Schoolhouse Tunic @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
Stylish, flattering, and quick to sew, the Schoolhouse Tunic is a versatile addition to your wardrobe. Make the tunic-length to wear as a dress or over jeans – or make a shirt-length version. The Schoolhouse[...]
Jun 13 @ 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,[...]
Jun 14 @ 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[...]
Jun 15 @ 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[...]
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: 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,[...]
Jun 20 @ 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![...]
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 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[...]
Jun 22 @ 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[...]
Jun 23 @ 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[...]
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[...]
Jun 25 @ 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[...]
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[...]
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm
Level 4: Nuno Felted Tunic @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
This two-day workshop will combine garment construction with nuno felting. We will explore how the wool shrinks with the silk chiffon to create beautiful rouching and gathering effects. This technique will give you the inspiration[...]
Jun 30 @ 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: 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[...]
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Abstract Collage with Sharon Mansfield @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
MORE INFO COMING SOON! Prerequisite: Any Level 1 Wet Felting workshop at The Tin Thimble or 3 – 6 hours of wet felting experience. Instructor: Sharon Mansfield Class Fee: $225 + Materials How to register: We are[...]
Jul 7 @ 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[...]
Jul 8 @ 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[...]
Jul 11 @ 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[...]
Jul 11 @ 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[...]