Stretch you skills this spring at PGHW! For more information about each of these classes, please visit our Classes and Workshops page.
Daytime Weaving Project Class begins April 6th
Evening Weaving Project Class – begins March 6th
Make a project from start to finish under the guidance of an experienced instructor on a 4 or 8 harness floor loom. All levels of experience are welcome, from beginners to advanced weavers! Beginners will make a small sampler and a scarf. Intermediates can stretch their skills and try something new, such as lace, doubleweave, summer and winter or shadow weave. Limit six students.
Social Media Master Class for Fiber Artists – March 12th
Learn how to engage audiences via social media platforms. Want to increase online sales and visibility? Boost your audiences and look professional for grant proposals? Cultivate your cyber celebrity through free resources? Bring your laptop.
Getting Your ETSY Shop Up and Running – April 8th
A walk-in session for those wanting to get their Etsy Shop up and running or to improve your current shop. Bring your laptop or tablet. Three lap tops will be available if needed. Kate will offer guidance and support, but you will be doing the work. Since you need at least one picture to open your shop, bring your smartphone, tablet or camera. There will be lights and backdrops for the pictures you take. Bring at least three pieces to photograph – scarves, baskets, towels…
Paper Stitching – March 11th
For any artist who works with paper, this workshop will explore sewing as a means of joining paper and other fibers, creating pattern, and adding texture to collages. We’ll use familiar stitches as well as more decorative embroidery styles and crazy quilt techniques and assemble it all is a simple-to-make sample book. If time allows, we’ll add beads! No experience necessary.