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BORO BAGS

$45

with Elizabeth Cogar

Calendar Feb 21, 2018 at 6 pm

Come learn how to make a drawstring bag the 19th century Japanese farmer way! We’ll use indigo-dyed scraps to hand-stitch boro (means “scrap”)style bags. Plus, you can use a selection of woodblock stamps to decorate scraps if you wish. 

Supply List: All provided.

Elizabeth Cogar learned her improvisational teaching and making style from her artist mother. She works with textiles, exploring methods of dyeing, printing, hand-stitching and sewing, and she runs creative events under the name of Makeshop (www.makeshop.co). And she is communications/education maven at Studio Two Three.

 

CIRCULAR WEAVING: PART 2

$40

with Emily Nicolaides

Calendar Feb 24, 2018 at 10 am

You’ll take what you learned in Part 1 and get wild on bigger hoops. Warping a bigger loom is different and comes with different challenges that you’ll learn how to work with. You’ll also learn twill weave, a beautiful swirly technique when used on a circular loom. We’ll also cover how to weave simple shapes.

Supply List: All provided.

*Circular Weaving is a prerequisite for this class.

EMILY NICOLAIDES is a Richmond based artist and teacher. She combines linear and circular weaving to create nontraditional shaped tapestries through custom built frame looms. She began studying weaving while working towards her BA at the University of Mary Washington. Since then she has continued her education in weaving through Penland School of Crafts and the American Tapestry Alliance. When she’s not weaving, Emily enjoys cooking, supporting the local music scene, and volunteering with Friends Association for Children.

EMBROIDER DESIGNS BY RICHMOND ARTISTS

$45

with Elizabeth Cogar

Calendar Apr 28, 2018 at 1 pm

Come stitch with Studio Two Three’s adorable embroidery kits featuring everything you need to make a pillow or wall hanging -- thread, scissors, needles and wonderful designs by Richmond artists Chris Milk and Sarah Hand. We’ll go over the basic stitches and get to work!(Photo is of Laura McDonald's sampler... she took this class in fall of '17).

This class is being offered on Dates: Sat, April 28 (Milk design) and Thurs, May 17 (Hand design).

Supply List: All supplies included in the kit which is included in the class fee!

Elizabeth Cogar learned her improvisational teaching and making style from her artist mother. She works with textiles, exploring methods of dyeing, printing, hand-stitching and sewing, and she runs creative events under the name of Makeshop (www.makeshop.co). And she is communications/education maven at Studio Two Three.

EMBROIDER DESIGNS BY RICHMOND ARTISTS

$45

with Elizabeth Cogar

Calendar May 17, 2018 at 6 pm

Come stitch with Studio Two Three’s adorable embroidery kits featuring everything you need to make a pillow or wall hanging -- thread, scissors, needles and wonderful designs by Richmond artists Chris Milk and Sarah Hand. We’ll go over the basic stitches and get to work!(Photo is of Laura McDonald's sampler... she took this class in fall of '17).

This class is being offered on Dates: Sat, April 28 (Milk design) and Thurs, May 17 (Hand design).

Supply List: All supplies included in the kit which is included in the class fee!

ELIZABETH COGAR learned her improvisational teaching and making style from her artist mother. She works with textiles, exploring methods of dyeing, printing, hand-stitching and sewing, and she runs creative events under the name of Makeshop (www.makeshop.co). And she is communications/education maven at Studio Two Three.

FREE MOTION EMBROIDERED PATCHES & LACE

$75

with Michael-Birch Pierce

Calendar May 13, 2018 at 10 am

Learn to utilize the free-motion machine quilting technique to create one of a kind embroidered patches, lace, and appliqués. Students will gain the skills to truly customize their clothes, accessories, and art work by learning to draw with thread and machine. Some machine sewing experience is recommended. 

MICHAEL-BIRCH PIERCE is a fiber artist and fashion designer. He received a B.F.A. in fashion design from VCU where he now teaches Fashion Design and ArtsFoundation. He also studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design for an M.F.A. in fibers with a focus on embroidery and embellishment. He has completed artist residencies in Hong Kong and Lacoste, France and exhibited in numerous galleries and museums both domestically and abroad including the Obama White House‚Äč, Design/Miami, SXSW, and NY Fashion Week. The recipient of the 2015 Pollak Prize in Applied Arts, Pierce is represented by Quirk Gallery.

INTRO TO SHIBORI

$75

with Elizabeth Cogar

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 10 am

This is an easy and fun intro to Japanese shibori dyeing, the method in which you fold/bind and/or sew fabric to produce spectacular and sometimes surprising designs that you will love. Make scarves, tea towels, t shirts, yardage for pillow covers or any other small-ish creation to give to special people on your list.

Supply List: 1 yd. of white muslin, indigo dye and items to create shibori designs are provided. Bring more 100% cotton fabric, blank white t-shirts or anything else you’d like to dye.

ELIZABETH COGAR learned her improvisational teaching and making style from her artist mother. She works with textiles, exploring methods of dyeing, printing, hand-stitching and sewing, and she runs creative events under the name of Makeshop (www.makeshop.co). She is Studio Two Three’s education coordinator and moderator of the studio's monthly Sip N Stitch group (first Wednesdays).

MACRAME A PLANT HANGER

$45

with Emily Nicolaides

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 6 pm

You learned how to make a macrame tapestry, next learn macrame in the round. In this workshop, you'll master a few more knots while designing and making your own plant hanger, personalized to whatever vessel you want to display with it. *Bring a small or medium potted plant or bowl.

EMILY NICOLAIDES is a Richmond based artist and teacher. She combines linear and circular weaving to create nontraditional shaped tapestries through custom built frame looms. She began studying weaving while working towards her BA at the University of Mary Washington. Since then she has continued her education in weaving through Penland School of Crafts and the American Tapestry Alliance. When she’s not weaving, Emily enjoys cooking, supporting the local music scene, and volunteering with Friends Association for Children.

MACRAME A WALL HANGING

$45

with Emily Nicolaides

Calendar Mar 8, 2018 at 6 pm

In this beginner workshop, you'll learn how to tie basic macrame knots while creating your own wall hanging.

 EMILY NICOLAIDES is a Richmond based artist and teacher. She combines linear and circular weaving to create nontraditional shaped tapestries through custom built frame looms. She began studying weaving while working towards her BA at the University of Mary Washington. Since then she has continued her education in weaving through Penland School of Crafts and the American Tapestry Alliance. When she’s not weaving, Emily enjoys cooking, supporting the local music scene, and volunteering with Friends Association for Children.





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