Classes

May 18 @ 10:00 am – May 19 @ 4:00 pm
LEVEL 2: The Masquerade with Lorra Lee Rose
10:00 am
“I wear a mask. And that mask, it is not to hide who I am, but to create what I am.” – Batman In this two day workshop, we will be using brilliant peacock and other natural[...]
May 22 @ 9:00 am – May 23 @ 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: Dimensional Framed Floral with Toni Lutman @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
In this class you will make a piece of wet felted dimensional wall art that extends beyond the frame.  You will start with a wet felted background, to which you will add dimensional felted flowers,[...]
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
LEVEL 1: Nuno Felted Scarf @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 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 25 @ 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: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine with Hannah Arose @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 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[...]
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Hand Painted Nuno Felted Capelet
10:00 am
Combine nuno felting, hand painting, and stitching to create an entirely custom capelet. Whether you use Sharon’s floral piece as inspiration, or go your own way with an abstract design, each piece is bound to[...]
LEVEL 2: Sew an Ogden Cami with Hannah Arose @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Advance your sewing skills and learn how to make a simple, versatile, and adorable Ogden Cami by True Bias Patterns. A materials list will be available upon registration. Prerequisite: Level 1 Get to Know Your[...]
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LEVEL 2: Strata Vessel with Toni Lutman @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
In this class students will use resists and an inflated ball to create hidden layers of color which will be slowly exposed as you create your design .This vessel can be done using roving or[...]
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
LEVEL 1: Get to Know Your Sewing Machine with Hannah Arose @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 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[...]
LEVEL 2: How to Sew Buttonholes with Hannah Arose
2:00 pm
Yay, buttons! Students in this class will learn how to sew buttonholes with and without buttonhole sewing machine feet. Each student will sew multiple buttonholes in multiple sizes in order to get loads of practice.[...]
LEVEL 1: Beginner Beaded Bracelet with Jill Fargen @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
MORE INFO COMING SOON! No prior beading experience required. Instructor: Jill Fargen Class Fee: $125 + Materials How to register:  You may call us at 916-652-2134 and register over the phone, or register online through[...]
LEVEL 1: Fold and Clamp (Itajime) Shibori + Indigo Dye Dip
10:00 am
Create bold, beautiful patterns in this shibori indigo 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[...]
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[...]
Level 1: Needle Felted Fairy Garden with Claire Impens @ Loomis | California | United States
11:00 am
Let your imagination take your needle felting skills to the next level in this intermediate level workshop. Using wool roving and incorporating natural components, students will build a Fairy Garden in a teacup. Add as[...]
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm
Level 4: Nuno Felted Tunic @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
This three-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[...]
Intermediate Sewing - Wrap Skirt with Hannah Arose @ Loomis | California | United States
9:00 am
Wrap skirts are a universally flattering, and timeless addition to your closet. We will make a simple wrap skirt that can be made with a variety of wonderful apparel fabrics. This class is a good[...]
Jun 15 @ 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[...]
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
Jun 20 @ 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,[...]
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Valley Oak Wool & Fiber Mill Tour
9:00 am
**Join us on June 20th at 9:00 am for a tour! Call us at 916-662-2134 to RSVP. ** We’re going on a field trip! Marcail McWilliams from the Valley Oak Wool Mill will be giving[...]
LEVEL 2: Felted Decorative Panel with Tetyana Vernon @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
MORE INFO COMING SOON! Prerequisite:Any Level 1 Felting workshop at The Tin Thimble or 3 – 6 hours of wet felting experience. Instructor: Tetyana Tverdenko Class fee: $125 + Materials How to register: Call us old fashioned, but we[...]
Jun 22 @ 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[...]
Jun 22 @ 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: 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 +[...]
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – Jun 27 @ 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[...]
LEVEL 2: Felted Luminary with Tetyana Vernon @ Loomis | California | United States
10:00 am
Join Tetyana in learning how to felt an incredibly lightweight, transparent luminary. Leaves, lace and other special materials can be incorporated into these orbs. Whether you decide to hang them from the ceiling with a[...]
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[...]
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[...]