THE Crafts Center
Fiber Arts Classes

For Fiber Arts classes and studio use, participants must be age 14 or older.Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All weaving and spinning wheel classes include a pass for access to the fiber studio for the current semester. The studio is available for use without taking a class. More information>


Cancellations: For a refund, the Crafts Center staff must be notified of a cancellation at least 7 days before the class or workshop begins; $10 is non-refundable. If the class or workshop is cancelled by the Crafts Center, you will receive a full refund.

 

Absences: To receive the best experience and get the most out of your class, attendance at all classes is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.


For NC State Students Only: Learn to Sew - find all the details on the NC State Students Only page & view more classes especially for NC State Students.


HAND SPINNING spinning wheel class

Instructor: Jane Bynum

 

Learn to spin wool and cotton fibers into yarn! Students in this beginning level class will use both a drop spindle and a spinning wheel, and will learn carding, blending, and plying.

 

Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, September 9 – October 21 (skip Sept. 23) (This class is now FULL. Call us to be added to the waitlist - don't send any payment)

 

Supply fee

$23

 

Class fee
I = $50

II = $90

III = $100

 


GOURD ART examples of gourd art

Instructor: Barbara McGeachy

 

No experience required. Gourd art is fun and easy! Instructor will provide clean, cut and/or drilled gourds ready to become works of art. We'll dye, paint, decoupage, collage, and more to enhance the surface, and attach pine needles, waxed linen thread, leather, beads and rattan reed. We'll create bowls,vases and other shapes. A materials fee of $65 payable to instructor at first class includes supplies for 4 gourds and the use of tools. Wear old clothes and bring an apron and/or an old towel.


Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, September 25 – November 6 (skip Oct. 9)

 

Class fee
I = $50

II = $90

III = $100


BEGINNING KNITTING knitted scarf

Instructor: Claude Bolger

 

Learn basic cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, bind off, and basic finishing. Instruction includes information about types of tools, materials, and pattern resources. Students may progress at their own speed to learn basic increase, decrease, knit/purl stitch variations, circular join, and knitting a simple project. A materials fee of $16 payable to instructor at first class includes knitting needles, Knit-Chek, and yarn needles. Practice yarn will be provided by the Crafts Center at no charge.


Tuesday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, September 30 – October 28 (This class is now FULL. Call us to be added to the waitlist - don't send any payment)

 

Class fee
I = $35

II = $63

III = $70


For NC State Students Only: Learn to Sew - find all the details on the NC State Students Only page & view more classes especially for NC State Students.


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CRAFTS CENTER INFORMATION: 919.515.2457