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Spring 2019 Fiber Art Classes

March 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 6, 2019

Fiber Art Classes

Registrations have begun for the Spring 2019 Trad Fiber Art Classes!

Classes being offered:

Papermaking / Suzi Ballenger

May 1 – May 22 (Wed. Evenings) 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Professional textile artist Suzi Ballenger teaches the paper-making process: how to embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp. Students will leave with a bound book of their handmade papers. In this class, students will learn how to make paper. They will embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp, and explore different plants and techniques to make paper – hydrangea, abaca, hemp, linen, even seaweed! Finally, students will be taught a simple stab binding technique to create a personal bound book out of their handmade papers.

 Register for Papermaking: https://bpt.me/4078140

Chair Caning / Steve Emma

April 10 – May 15 (Wed. Evenings) 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Master craftsman Steve Emma teaches open-studio chair caning on Wednesday evenings. All levels welcome, you provide the chair & tools, he provides the rush & reeds.

Register for Chair Caning: https://bpt.me/4078157

Handweaving / Suzi Ballenger

April 6 – June 8 (Sat. Mornings) 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Artist and production weaver Suzi Ballenger returns to teach all levels of weaving in an open studio format on Saturday Mornings. Slater Mill provides the Harrisville looms.

Register for Handweaving: https://bpt.me/4078170

Beginner Knitting / Pam Sluter

April 24 – May 29 (Wed. Evenings) 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Pattern designer & knit instructor Pam Sluter returns this spring to teach beginners the solid foundations to build their knitting futures.  In this class, students will learn basic knitting techniques. Students will need to bring their own yarn and knitting needles to each session.

Register for Beginner Knitting: https://bpt.me/4078182


Three ways to register: brownpapertickets.com (fees apply), phone 401-725-8638 x100, or email info@slatermill.org for a form.




March 15
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Old Slater Mill Association


Slater Mill
67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI United States
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