Monday, April 30, 2012

Round-up of April Workshops at Oil and Cotton

Thanks to Scott Horn for a wonderful introduction to leather working, tooling and dying. Look for more leather workshops this summer and fall. Above, Scott shared examples of leather tooling made by his grandfather as well as his own work.
If you missed our popular Bicycle Basket Class, be sure to register for the New England Tote on May 19, 10-4pm. Master weaver Jan Schmidt will take you through the "ins and outs" of weaving your very own basket from start to finish.
This past Friday evening, Andrea Estrada taught students their "abc's" one stroke at a time. Andrea's next class, Pen and Ink Calligraphy, will delve into ink and metal pen nibs.
Paper Artist Brooke Herrin taught a class of lovely the ladies how to transform the mundane into something beautiful. Here, students are toning coffee filters with color before forming delicate paper roses.
Master seamstress, Casey Stallings unraveled the mystery of inserting an invisible zipper. Join our Fiber Arts Circle on Thursday evenings for more fiber related classes this spring and summer.

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