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 up in the air due to the Covid Pandemic!
Currently I am scheduled for these 2020 Festivals:
ALL SPRING and FALL 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
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
Due to COVID I am not currently scheduleing open group classes. You are welcome to schedule a family/group/individual class at my studio or at your home. Email me for more information.
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 for group classes or $70 via PayPal and you must preregister.
Individual class prices vary but start at $125 for 3+ hours of instruction
The schedule changes often. Check on Facebook for updates about upcoming events.
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
Due to COVID closures, I am not teaching any summer kids programs in 2020.
Wine & Dye
Duds & Suds
Basic Tie Dye
Dyeing to Quilt
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
$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 (gluten free and vegetarian available.
Email me for more information.
We can schedule this class most days of the week and I can do up to two people if you want to share this with a friend (additional cost for second meal.)
$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.