Free Fiber Arts Workshops (All-Levels)

Saturday, August 13 through Wednesday, September 14
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Steele Creek Branch

Learn basic skills for traditional crafts such as weaving, knitting, crochet, macrame and embroidery-and how to personalize your projects with a fun contemporary twist. These workshops are sponsored by Culture Blocks— a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County.

Sign up at www.jillianfaithm.com. Contact Jillian Mueller at jillianfaithm@gmail.com or ‪(980) 224-3448 for more info. 

Venue: Steele Creek Library (13620 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28273)

Weaving for beginners: Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Make your own handwoven tapestry on a lap loom in this 2-hour workshop. We’ll work through all the steps you need to know to create your own woven masterpiece, from start to finish, with plenty of time to explore and play with different materials and techniques. Ages 16+. Max. 12 participants 

Wearable macrame (all levels): Wednesday, September 7, 5:45--7:30 p.m.  

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use basic macrame knots to make wearable art, from earrings to keychains. You’ll leave with several handmade pieces to take (or wear) home. Ages 16+. Max. 12 participants 

Weaving in the round: Saturday September 10, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

In this workshop, we’re moving past the traditional loom to weave in the round. You’ll learn all about this meditative weaving technique, from how to create a circle loom, adapt weaving techniques to a circular pattern, and finish your piece with fringe and flair. Ages 16+ . Max. 12 participants 

Contemporary embroidery: Wednesday September 14, 5:45-7:30 p.m.

Embroidery has been an art form and expression of culture for thousands of years-but with a little creativity, contemporary artists are making this craft their own. In this workshop, you’ll learn basic stitches and will play with ideas to infuse your personality into your own embroidery pieces. Whether you want to create something sweet and traditional or spicy and new, we’ll show you all the steps you need to make your own embroidered art. Ages 16+. Max. 12 participants 



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Saturday, August 13, 2022 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2022-08-13 10:00:00 2022-08-13 13:00:00 America/New_York Free Fiber Arts Workshops (All-Levels) https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427529/free-fiber-arts-workshops-all-levels Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Steele Creek Branch, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC, 28273
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 @ 5:45pm · add to calendar 2022-09-07 17:45:00 2022-09-07 20:45:00 America/New_York Free Fiber Arts Workshops (All-Levels) https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427529/free-fiber-arts-workshops-all-levels Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Steele Creek Branch, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC, 28273
Saturday, September 10, 2022 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2022-09-10 10:00:00 2022-09-10 13:00:00 America/New_York Free Fiber Arts Workshops (All-Levels) https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427529/free-fiber-arts-workshops-all-levels Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Steele Creek Branch, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC, 28273
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 @ 5:45pm · add to calendar 2022-09-14 17:45:00 2022-09-14 20:45:00 America/New_York Free Fiber Arts Workshops (All-Levels) https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427529/free-fiber-arts-workshops-all-levels Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Steele Creek Branch, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte, NC, 28273

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