2019 Taos Wool Festival Workshops

Thursday October 3rd  

      Class     Description    Instructor
Fundametals of Botanical/Eco Printing Learn the principles behind botanical printing  Jennifer Guyor
Spinning the Orenburg Way / Plying Orenburg Style The magical handspinning techniques of Russian knitters   Galina Khmeleva
Weaving The Navajo Way Tapestry Class Learn the entire process from beginning to end   Caroline Spurgeon
Making Felt=Making Magic Learn techniques for surface design and dimensional felting   Deb Tewell
Fix It, Don't Rip It What do you do when you find a mistake?   Celeste Nossiter
Spinning Your Pet's Hair Chiengora - dog, cat, angora rabbit, and wolf hair   Margaret Trousdale
Basic Spinning with a Drop Spindle Appropriate for all levels, including absolute beginners   Shilo Wilkinson
Crepe Spinning Spinning and plying singles in contrary directions   Peggy Doney
Colorplay! Color theory with a minimum of theory and maximum of play   Celeste Nossiter
Create Your Own Woolen Blend - Carding Fibers Hand card wool, blend natural color of fibers, roving & rolags   Shilo Wilkinson

Friday October 4th   

      Class     Description    Instructor
Advanced Techniques in Botanical/Eco Printing Explore dye blankets, dips, and modifiers and more   Jennifer Guyor
Hand-building With Yarn, A Tapestry Sampler Learn the fundamentals of tapestry weaving   David Johnson
Heavy/Warm Shawl Workshop A luxurious heavy/warm shawl the unique Orenburg way   Galina Khmeleva
Knitting the Landscape We will use the beauty of nature in Taos to inspire us   Celeste Nossiter
Weaving The Navajo Way Tapestry Class - Advanced Weaving with two colors, border designs and tapestry techniques   Caroline Spurgeon
Spinning Cocoons, Knops and Beehive Yarns Learn how to create fancier yarns in a more determined fashion   Margaret Trousdale
Stick Weaving Too many leftover yarns? Use them in a stick weaving project   Margaret Trousdale

Please email our Workshop Coordinator with any questions.