Maximallist Embroidery: A Sewing Circle

Nicholson Gallery

In this class, students will work on an embroidery sampler together over 6 weeks. They will learn a variety of embroidery stitches by stitching together and following the pattern on a Dropcloth Sampler.



West End Theater

For those interested in creating vessels from natural materials, traditional weaving techniques, and the therapeutic qualities of working with your hands.


Basketweaving with Recycled Materials

Studio 6 300 E. Main St., Carrboro, NC

In this course, we will use traditional weaving techniques and non-traditional materials to create both sculptural and functional vessels. There will be instruction in methods of weaving and netting with adjustments for different material tensions. Bring your plastic bags, random bits of rope, scrap wood and more! Class is beginner friendly and open to all levels.


Knitting for Beginners level 1

West End Theater

Learn knitting basics: casting on, knit, purl, picking up dropped stitches, garter stitch, stocking knit stitch, ribbing, Knit 2 decrease, yarn over increase and casting off. Students will also learn basic abbreviations used in knitting and how to read a simple pattern.


Beginning Weaving

West End Theater

Students will learn how to warp the loom, and explore techniques such as tabby, twinging, soumak, rya loops, and rya knots. This class will cover color choices, varying yarn types and textures, finishing and removing from the loom, and how to hang your piece.