Guest Instructors

In addition to our staff of well known resident instructors, we are proud to host several workshops each year by locally and world-renowned fiber and dyeing artists.

Tetyana Vernon

Tetyana Vernon with Students at The Tin Thimble

Tetyana Vernon has been teaching workshops at The Tin Thimble since 2016 and continues to teach students beautiful wet, Nuno and dry felting techniques. You can learn more about Tetyana on her Facebook page. Click here to see Tetyana’s upcoming workshop at The Tin Thimble.

Clemes & Clemes

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This father and son duo making innovative, generational fiber art equipment in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1970. They taught their first workshop at The Tin Thimble in May of 2018 and we look forward to having them back! Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when Carin will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Henry & Roy Clemes at their website.

Carin Engen

Carin Engen February 2016 at The Tin Thimble

Carin has taught several felting workshops every year at The Tin Thimble since our opening in 2007. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when Carin will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Carin at her website.

Melissa Arnold

Melissa Arnold October 2013 at The Tin Thimble

Melissa has taught workshops in indigo and procion dyeing, and felting, several times a year at The Tin Thimble since 2013. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Melissa at her website.

Leiko Uchiyama

Leiko Uchiyama + Students at The Tin Thimble

Leiko has traveled from Ireland to teach a felting workshop at The Tin Thimble every year since 2013. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Leiko at her website.

Marilou Moschetti

Workshop with Marilou Moschetti at The Tin Thimble

Marilou has taught three felting workshops at The Tin Thimble, with a fourth scheduled for October of 2017. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Marilou at her website.

Nicola Brown

Nicola Brown 2014 at The Tin Thimble

Nicola traveled from her native Ireland to teach felting workshops at The Tin Thimble in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Nicola at her website.

India Flint

India Flint May 2013 at The Tin Thimble

India traveled from her home in Australia to teach workshops in ecodyeing at The Tin Thimble in May and October of 2013. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about India at her website.

Debra Hosler

Debra taught workshops in ice dyeing and needle felting at The Tin Thimble in 2014. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Debra at her website.

Jo Ann Manzone

Felting Workshop with Jo Ann Manzone at The Tin Thimble

Jo Ann taught a Felt, Collage & Sew workshop at The Tin Thimble in February, 2017. Please send an email to emma@thetinthimble.com if you would like to be notified when she will be teaching with us next. Learn more about Jo Ann at her website.

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