Fun with Fiber

Date: 7 Mondays, February 7 - March 21, 2022
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Classroom 5A
Instructor: Linda Dick
Age: 11+
Tuition: $170 Non-Members / $153 Members
Materials Fee: $25 payable to instructor

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Class Description

Fiber is the source of all textile material. In the form of twine, yarn, line, string, cord, rope, it has always stirred man’s creative urge. Spinning, weaving, knotting, and knitting are age-old crafts.
In this class, the students will explore creative possibilities with a simple twine or cord. Unique objects such as useful home décor, jewelry can be created by tying the cord into specific knots (macramé) and combining different fiber types and thicknesses. Boys and girls will have fun making fiber figures, coiled baskets, jar holders, and more.


Materials
Materials provided with a fee of $25


About the Instructor

Linda Dick enjoyed sewing and learning different construction and decorative techniques throughout her life. She studied sewing and apparel construction technology at the Fashion Design and Apparel Technology Institute in Slovakia. She is the business owner of "Kinder Threads US" designing and creating eco-sustainable hemp and organic cotton clothing for children. Linda has worked as a seamstress sewing dance costumes for MOMIX INC, Dance Connection, and other CT dance studios. She also creates stunning macramé art that is modern and incorporates color into the designs. Linda is born in Slovakia, additionally lived in Italy for 10 years, and resides now with her two young sons and husband in Winsted, CT. Visit Linda's Instagram