On Monday, February 1st, registration will open! On that day, all of the 2016 class descriptions and complete registration information will be on our website, https://www.sieversschool.com. Our 2016 brochure cover features colorful hand-spun yarn from a Deb Jones spinning class. The full printed brochure will be mailed by the end of February. This year, Sievers will have a Registration Week, starting on Monday, February 1st and ending at 4:00 pm Central Time, Monday, February 8th. Classes that receive more registrations during the first week of online registration than have space available, will be filled by lottery. Students who have sent in a registration for an overfull class, will have their names drawn from a basket and be added to the […]
Our last class of the year (where did the 2015 season go?) was Deb Sharpee’s Rag Rug Weaving. Snug in the studio, the weavers could look out at the fall leaves, but one wonders if they did as two, three, or even five rugs came off of each loom to grace other floors and keep feet warm in the coming months. Before the final reveal of all the rugs came the last cut from the work of a students’ hands in 2015… We’re still lucky to be enjoying the fall colors, still on the trees. We won’t quite be hibernating, like this little one, found just the other day by Pat Hewitt in the Sievers parking area, but our […]
Playful, colorful, and creative could be three words to describe the Surface Design on Paper class with Lorrie Grainger Abdo. Starting by paste painting large sheets and then working with gelatin printing plates, these beautiful papers were transformed into cards, collages and more. From the plain white papers the students started with to their artful finish, it was three days of fun and experimentation. A book incorporating papers from each of the students and from Lorrie was a great way to take home pages of techniques and memories. It’s hard to believe that soon, we will be closing our own book of 2015 memories. What a wonderful 37th season we’ve had so far! We’re so happy to have seen […]
On Sunday, February 1st, registration will open! On that day, all of the 2015 class descriptions and complete registration information will be on our website, www.sieversschool.com. Until then, you will still see last summer’s classes. Our 2015 cover is a piece of paste-painted paper from a class with Lorrie Grainger Abdo last September. This will also be the cover for our full brochure, mailed out by the end of February. (We want to let you know that Cindra is out of the office on vacation through February 4th. Ann and Carolyn will respond to everyone who registers as quickly and as best as we are able from Monday, February 2nd and on.) Here’s a look at the full class schedule and more… Sievers Class Schedule 2015 Birch […]
A new class and instructor at Sievers this past weekend was Etched Metal Jewelry with Kay Rashka. The studio was transformed with tools, equipment and solutions that we haven’t seen before. The results? Well, see for yourself… Safety first! Save these glasses, since they’ll be needed for another class at Sievers with Kay! We have a busy week ahead! Two classes started this afternoon, Willow Basketmaking on a Small Scale with Jacki Bedworth and Paper Mosaics & Paste Painting with Lorrie Abdo. When they finish mid-week, Jacki and Lorrie will be joined by Susan Hoffmann, each teaching a Gathering workshop, followed by all the other planned events for Friday and Saturday. Look for as many posts as possible in the days to […]
In the last two weeks, students have been quilting, sewing and knitting in the Sophie Studio, surrounded by snow and sub-zero temperatures. Ellen Graf’s “Latest, Greatest Quilt” class took place from January 6 – 10 and seven students worked on varied projects, from finishing by hand a quilt started more than twenty years ago, to designing a modern quilt. Two beginning students learned the basics of quilting using the nine-patch block.
Our “Sievers in Winter” class schedule is set! Starting on Monday, December 9 and finishing on Saturday, February 15, there are seven different classes to choose from. Open this to see the titles, dates, descriptions and details: Sievers in Winter 2013-2014 Schedule of Classes (Note: More project photos will be posted in the future. In addition, remember that ferry reservations for your vehicle must be made in advance after December 21. Check the schedule at www.wisferry.com or call the Washington Island Ferry Line at 920-847-2546.) Ellen Graf’s beginning quilting students will learn the fundamentals using the nine-patch block in “The Little Black Dress of Quilting: Nine-Patch” during the week of December 9-13. Continuing with quilting will be “My Latest, Greatest Quilt”, also […]
Heading into the second week of July, we’ve already finished Beginning Spinning and Rainbow Dyeing with Deb Jones and My Latest, Greatest Quilt class with Marianne Fons and Ellen Graf. Starting today is Lynn Schuster’s Coiled Basketry weekend class. Captured in these photos is just a little of what has been happening in the studios so far in July.