CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, FESTIVALS, EVENTS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND MORE!
I love festivals and am always on the lookout for new ones to add to my lineup. Email me if you know of a good festival I should apply for! I'm looking for 2019 shows now/
During the summer I set up at the Downtown Market Blue Ridge unless I am at a festival. The Downtown Market is held in the city park across from the courthouse from 9 am to 1 pm every Saturday from June to November.
2020 Festivals are in the works!
ALL SPRING 2020 FESTIVALS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Virtual Arts in the Park is happening Saturday, May 23, and Sunday, May 24 - Click here to visit
I will be demonstrating how to tie dye a shirt at 1:30 pm on Sunday. Click here to get to the event.
June-November - Downtown Market on Saturday mornings
July 18 & 19 Butternut Creek Festival in Blairsville, GA
September 5 Labor Day BBQ Pic-Nic-Nack at The Downtown Market in Blue Ridge, GA
October 12 & 13 Fall Arts in the Park, Blue Ridge, GA
TIE DYE CLASSES
I teach locally at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina, and The Arts Center in Blue Ridge, Georgia. I also hold workshops in my studio. I'd love to teach at your event. Email me for more information on workshops and parties. I am also available to speak about tie dye and dyeing for quilting.
2020 Dates for Workshops
Most evening workshops begin at 7pm and go until 10 pmish. Wine & Dye and Duds & Suds include dye, dye supplies, a glass of wine or beer, and snacks. You provide 2 to 4 items to dye.
Cost is $65 in person or $70 via PayPal and you must preregister.
I do a limited number of open studio classes for $25 for 1-2 items.
The schedule changes often. Check on Facebook for updates about upcoming events.
June 7 - Duds and Suds at Buck Bald Brewing in Copperhill, TN, 12-5
November 7 - Duds and Suds in conjunction with the Humane Society fall fundraiser, 12-5
Unscheduled but available to be booked
- Intro to Shibori - Learn the ancient Japanese art of Shibori. This 4 hour class introduces you to the beautiful binding
technique that produces amazing fabric art. We will be dyeing with a synthetic Indigo for this class.
- Open Studio - Have a group of friends and want to dye? Let me know and we can schedule an open studio. Basic tie dyeing
knowledge needed. No instruction given for open studio.
MORE DATES ARE IN THE WORKS! Don't see the date you want - send me an email and we can work to schedule your dye event.
Don't see a date or time that works? Contact me to schedule another time. I just need 3 people to schedule another day/time.
2020 Summer Kids Programs
I am teaching at several area summer camps in 2020 - NOTE: I won't be at Little/Middle at John C. Campbell Folk School in June this year - I am an odd year teacher (applications available at their website beginning March 2020 - spots fill up FAST); Fannin County Public Library Teen Reading Club tie dye night
Wine & Dye
Duds & Suds
I have two different options for these classes. The full class is $65 ($70 via Paypal) for this 3 hour evening class. You get to dye 3-5 items that you provide. I provide the dye, dye supplies, snacks, and wine (or beer.) Email me for more information. You can pay in full via PayPal or put a $22 ($20 goes toward registration) deposit on a class and pay cash at the class.
The short pour class is just $25 ($27 via PayPal) and I do not provide snacks. You get to dye 1-2 items and this class will last 1 1/2 hours. Email me to register for the Short Pour Class
Basic Tie Dye
Dyeing to Quilt
$200 for this 6+ hour class ($207 via Paypal.) You provide 7-10 items to dye and I provide all dye and dye supplies. I also provide a meal with this class. Email me for more information. We can schedule this class most days of the week.
$200 for this 6+ hour class ($207 via Paypal.) You provide 4-8 yards of fabric. I provide all dye and dye supplies as well as a meal. This is not a quilting class but a fabric dyeing class. Email me for more information. We can schedule this class during the week.