Workshops are held at my house in Byron Center, Michigan. Each workshop is limited to 4 students. Contact me and suggest days of the week/weekend that work for you. Each workshop is two days and $200, plus materials, unless otherwise noted. Look forward to hearing from you!
Disperse Dyes: Printing/Painting on Synthetic Fabric
Disperse dyes are used on any synthetic fabric such as polyester and acetate muslin. The transfer prints made with theRead more.
Dyeing for Blue: Indigo with Shibori Techniques
The seemingly mysterious dye, INDIGO, used throughout the world but famous for its special development in Japan, dyes BLUE —-Read more.
Contemporary Embroidery: From Surface Design to the Stitched Mark
For those with an adventuresome spirit but looking to work in a slower, more contemplative textile method, students will useRead more.
Making Your Own Stamps and Stencils
Your own handmade stamps, stencils and rubbing plates give you the most exciting patterning. We'll use rubber insulation foam, polystyreneRead more.
Using a plexiglass plate and textile paint to explore surface design techniques, students experiment with an unending process to createRead more.