Classes

Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Tunic with Tetyana Vernon @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
MORE INFO COMING SOON! Prerequisite: 8+ hours of wet felting experience. Instructor: Tetyana Vernon Class fee: $125 + Materials How to register: Call us old fashioned, but we like to talk to our customers! Give us a call[...]
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Introduction to Carding Wool
10:00 am
If you’re curious about carding this is the class for you! Before you spend the money on a drum carder, join us for this workshop to test them out first. Sharon will have three different[...]
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 30 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
LEVEL 2: Shibori Inspired Neck Wrap @ Loomis | California | United States
10:30 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[...]
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
FREE Sit 'n Knit! @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
Join us for a free monthly knitting get together! Bring your current project, and hang out in our cozy classroom with other knitters. You must know how to knit to attend, but you don’t have[...]
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
Our Nuno felted scarf class just got a whole lot easier! After a decade of teaching felting the technical, traditional, way, we’re excited to announce that our beginning Nuno felted scarf workshops now involve NO[...]
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Beginning Wheel Spinning @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
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[...]
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Intermediate Spinning: Art Yarn @ The Tin Thimble | Loomis | California | United States
2:00 pm
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[...]
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[...]
LEVEL 1: Feather Wreath with Lorra Lee Rose
10:00 am
Discover and explore the magic of feathers. In this fun and informative workshop, you will create an elegant wreath that will be perfect for door, wall, or hearth and will command attention at any season. There will be[...]
LEVEL 1: The Goddess in You with Lorra Lee Rose
10:00 am
“I have called on the Goddess and found her within myself” Lorra Lee Rose will be instructing this exciting workshop for all skill levels. It’s about possibilities, trying on ideas and most importantly, playing. We will be[...]
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Wet Felted Cape with Locks @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
MORE INFO COMING SOON! A materials list will be available upon registration. Pre-requisite: at least 4 hours of wet felting experience. Instructor: Sharon Mansfield Class Fee: $125 + Materials
You're Invited! Join us for our annual Student Art Show!
10:00 am
You’re Invited! Join us for our annual Student Art Show. The show is happening April 12th – 14th from 10:00-5:00. Celebrate our twelfth year in business during our reception party on Friday, April 12th at 5:00pm.[...]
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Learn to Knit! Lesson #1 @ Loomis | California | United States
3:00 pm
Join Emmy as she introduces students to her favorite craft: knitting. Students will learn a long tail cast on, and the knit stitch in this first introductory lesson. Topics discussed will also include benefits of[...]
Level 1: Needle Felted Bee & Butterfly with Claire Impens @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
Learn 2 Dimensional and 3 Dimensional needle felting techniques in this introductory needle felting workshop. Using wool felt and roving, students will needle felt a bumble bee and a butterfly suitable for framing, applique, or[...]
Apr 17 @ 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[...]
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Shibori Stitching + Indigo Dye Dip
10:00 am
Students in this course will create 3 shibori patterns and then dip their stitched samples in the indigo vat! Two traditional hand stitched patterns will be created, interlinking circles and Japanese larch. The third pattern[...]
Private Workshops Available - Call for Availability! @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 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[...]
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Learn to Knit! Lesson #2 @ Loomis | California | United States
3:00 pm
This is part 2 of this month’s knitting classes. In this workshop, students will learn the purl stitch and how to bind off. Topics discussed will also include benefits of knitting, how to choose yarn[...]
LEVEL 1: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine with Hannah Arose @ Loomis | California | United States
1:00 pm
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[...]
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
FREE Sit 'n Knit! @ Loomis | California | United States
5:00 pm
Join us for a free monthly knitting get together! Bring your current project, and hang out in our cozy classroom with other knitters. You must know how to knit to attend, but you don’t 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[...]
Apr 26 @ 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![...]
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
Our Nuno felted scarf class just got a whole lot easier! After a decade of teaching felting the technical, traditional, way, we’re excited to announce that our beginning Nuno felted scarf workshops now involve NO[...]
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – May 1 @ 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Intermediate Nuno Felting @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Expand your Nuno felting knowledge in this knowledge-packed workshop. Students have the choice of creating a wide assortment of scarves, shawls or samples. Let your creativity run wild and learn some beautiful new nuno felting[...]
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
Our Nuno felted scarf class just got a whole lot easier! After a decade of teaching felting the technical, traditional, way, we’re excited to announce that our beginning Nuno felted scarf workshops now involve NO[...]
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Valley Oak Wool & Fiber Mill Tour
11:00 am
**This tour date is FULL! We are scheduling other dates. Please call us at 916-652-2134 to be notified when new dates have been announced!** We’re going on a field trip! Marcail McWilliams from the Valley[...]
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Learn to Knit! Lesson #1 @ Loomis | California | United States
3:00 pm
Join Emmy as she introduces students to her favorite craft: knitting. Students will learn a long tail cast on, and the knit stitch in this first introductory lesson. Topics discussed will also include benefits of[...]
LEVEL 1: Exploring the Drum Carder. Carding Workshop with Clemes & Clemes! @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
Join Henry and Roy of Clemes & Clemes for a carding workshop at The Tin Thimble. Drum carders are a mystery to the average fiber artist: fiber is fed into the carder, ends up on[...]
LEVEL 1: Basic Beading Workshop with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 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[...]