During the time Stephanie Robertson’s Making Your Mark fabric printing and dyeing class was visiting Daryl Lancaster’s Inkle Weaving class, the comment was made about the separate paths each group was taking in their creativity journeys. One was somewhat unstructured while the other had a more specific framework , but both allowed for experimentation and inventiveness. Simple screen printing, direct painting, ice dyeing, indigo dyeing and resist dyeing were just some of the techniques used in the Making Your Mark class. Fabrics for art pieces, quilts, garments and trim were singing with all the colors of the rainbow! Daryl’s students started with a basic inkle-woven band and then went on to more creative and intricate techniques including supplemental warps and wefts, pick up and name drafts. So […]
Bringing those three together within a creative group of students was the result of this week’s Garment Construction Intensive class with Daryl Lancaster. Starting with the fabric, many brought their own handwovens. There were also fabrics to piece together to make a single piece plus some red cashmere for good measure. Let the cutting and sewing begin! Time for help along the way… and now, let’s try it on! These smiles reflect happy students in their new “Daryl” jackets. One more word in the series…fantastic!
Save these dates for the Eighteenth biennial Sievers Gathering – September 25, 26 and 27! The Gathering is a weekend of workshops, evening programs, demonstrations, vendors, a fiber arts garage sale and celebration of student and instructor-made fiber arts. The entire event is open to the public with most events taking place on Saturday, September 27. New this time will be two workshops that begin on Thursday at 2pm and run until Friday at 4pm, “Surface Design on Paper” with Lorrie Abdo and “Landscape ‘Painting’ with Fabric taught by Susan Hoffman. These will be joined by a Friday afternoon workshop from 1-4pm, “Willow Garlic Basket” with Jacki Bedworth. Our Friday evening program will feature Daryl Lancaster speaking on “Parallel Threads that Parallel Life”. Saturday’s […]