Classes

Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Nuno Felted Samples - Go Beyond the Scarf! @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Our previous Intermediate Nuno Felted Shawl workshop is now a nuno felted samples class and we think you’ll love it. In this workshop, students will learn a wide range of new skills to build on[...]
LEVEL 1: Fold and Clamp (Itajime) Shibori + Indigo Dye Dip
10:00 am
Create bold, beautiful patterns in this workshop using fold and clamp shibori on both cotton and silk fabrics. Students will use circular and square templates for traditional repeating pattern and will also have the opportunity[...]
Aug 18 @ 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Beginning Crochet - Granny Squares @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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,[...]
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm
LEVEL 2: Sunset Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
This is a two day workshop. The class will end at 2:00pm on the second day. This shawl was inspired by a photo my son-in-law, Ben Fargen, sent me of a sunset in Rio Linda.[...]
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Wet Felted Boot Slippers @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Learn how to make these wet felted boot slippers using a method that’s easy on your body. First thing we do in the class is make a duct tape mold of our feet, so our[...]
LEVEL 2: Beaded Cabochon Brooch with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 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[...]
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Layered Flower @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 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[...]
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[...]
Aug 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[...]
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[...]
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 +[...]
Sep 6 @ 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[...]
Sep 7 @ 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[...]
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Botanical Dyeing + Color
9:00 am
I love to botanical imprint. Natures colors are beautiful, but I am excited to guide students through the process of adding extra pizazz to their pieces. In this workshop, we will experiment with color outside[...]
Sep 13 @ 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 3: Silk Gauze Scarf with Tetyana Tverdenko @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
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: Basic Beading Workshop with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Level 1: Needle Felted Prickly Pear @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Wet Felted Vessel @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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![...]
Sep 19 @ 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[...]
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Nuno Felted Samples - Go Beyond the Scarf! @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Our previous Intermediate Nuno Felted Shawl workshop is now a nuno felted samples class and we think you’ll love it. In this workshop, students will learn a wide range of new skills to build on[...]
Sep 23 @ 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[...]
Sep 25 @ 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[...]
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 3: Wet Felted Bark - Shibori Felting Workshop @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
Inspired by Japanese tying methods known as Shibori, Sharon has created the ultimate textural workshop at The Tin Thimble. Students in this in-depth workshop will learn how to use hand stitches to achieve different types[...]
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[...]
LEVEL 2: Beaded Cabochon Brooch with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 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[...]
LEVEL 1: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine with Hannah Arose @ 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[...]