It makes us feel very special to host Leiko for her yearly workshops in our store. Not only is Leiko Uchiyama an incredible felter, instructor, and all-around creative, but she has such a kind disposition, and that’s important to all of us here. She’ll be here this April to teach her Pine Needle & Stone Wall […]
Complex Shibori Class with Melissa Arnold
The amazingly talented Melissa Arnold taught a Contemporary Complex Shibori class with us back in May, and wow, her students created some stunning pieces! Melissa is an incredible textile artist, and just an overall wonderful person. We are always so thrilled to have her happy little self in our classroom! Students in this class learned […]
Pine Needle Felt with Leiko Uchiyama – Welcome Back!
The lovely, talented and kind Leiko Uchiyama visited us in April, 2014 and taught a series of wonderful workshops, including a technique called ‘Pine Needle Felt’. We are always so honored when an instructor wants to come all the way to teach at our little Thimble. It is so inspiring and refreshing to have some […]
Pine Needle Felt with Leiko Uchiyama
In April, we were thrilled to bring Leiko Uchiyama to The Thimble Classroom to share her unique felting technique, Pine Needle (or “Matsuba” in Japanses) Felt. The results were FABULOUS!A hearty “Thank You!” to Leiko for traveling over our way an…