Texture & Metaphor – Artist Reception – Marcos Martinez

Marcos is the featured artist for the month of March with a special exhibit in the atrium gallery. Marcos pays homage to the beauty of Nature. He paints en plein air fused with surrealism. His inspiration comes from a state he calls “above thought” and sometimes from dreams. He shares his art with the world […]

Beginning Knitting

This workshop is a 2-day deep dive into everything you will need to know to get you started on what is sure to be a long and wonderful journey into wide world of knitting. You will learn basic techniques such as casting on, knit & purl stitches and casting off. You will learn to read […]

Resist Dyeing in Organic Indigo

In this brief six-hour introduction to resist dyeing students will prepare fabric samples for a pre-made organic indigo vat using the most basic shibori resist methods of stitching, binding and fold & clamp. Tools and techniques will be introduced and students will dye their own fabrics in organic indigo, leaving with at least three cotton […]

Patterned Resist Dyeing in Organic Indigo

In this brief six-hour introduction to resist dyeing students will prepare fabric samples for a pre-made organic indigo vat using the most basic shibori resist methods of stitching, binding and fold & clamp. Tools and techniques will be introduced and students will dye their own fabrics in organic indigo, leaving with at least three cotton […]

Texture & Metaphors – The Art of Marcos Martinez

Marcos is the featured artist for the month of March with a special exhibit in the atrium gallery. Trackside Studios is open 10am-5pm. Marcos pays homage to the beauty of Nature. He paints en plein air fused with surrealism.His inspiration comes from a state he calls “above thought” and sometimes from dreams.He shares his art […]

Mini Quilts with Deanna Lynch

In this workshop you’ll be using favorite fabrics and hand stitching to create a mini quilt. Though not inherently quicker to make, small quilts are a wonderful way to sample pattern and technique and can be a great tool if you plan to venture into larger format quilting. Exploring quilt block patterns, a few tricks […]

Stitch & Witch: Imbolc

Join Melanie Hayes, magickal maven, author, personal alchemy guide + advisor in the first of a series of workshops weaving together the magick of witchcraft and fiber craft. In this workshop you will learn about the holiday called Imbolc celebrated on the 1st of February which was traditionally observed as the first day of Spring. […]

Mending 101

Make the items you already own last longer! Visible and invisible mending are great skills to help make your wardrobe more sustainable. We will cover basic repairs for knits and woven fabrics, invisible and visible mending, what to do for repairs to seams versus repairs to the fabric itself (think sock heels and knees or […]

Featured Artist Reception & Exhibition Emily Powell

No stone left unturned: an interactive exploration of cairns I am fascinated with rocks and their significance, specifically when stacked as cairns. Historically, cairns have been used as a way to memorialize deceased loved ones and mark important spots in the landscape. The direction of this interest has led me to create rocks made of […]