Duluth Art Institute Fiber Classes

The Duluth Fiber and Handcrafter’s Guild partners with the Duluth Art Institute to offer fiber-related classes on a variety of topics.  These classes are open to the public.

Upcoming Classes

May
5
Sat
Amy Tyler Spinning Workshops
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Award winning spinner joins the DAI this spring! Tyler travels the Midwest (and beyond) sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge about fiber. Advanced beginning to intermediate spinning.

Blending Colors at the Wheel

Saturday May 5, 9am-4pm
$150 ($180 non-member) + $20 materials fee paid to instructor

Make unique, colorful and textural yarns at the wheel without dyeing or utilizing carding/combing equipment. Practice making single and multi-ply yarns and learn techniques to blend color true from skein to skein. Supply list: a spinning wheel in good working order, 4 bobbins, and a lazy kate.

Creating the Yarn You Want

Sunday May 6, 9am-4pm
$150 ($180 non-member) + $20 materials fee paid to instructor

Gain greater control over the final characteristics of the yarn you spin. Methods introduced include controlling the thickness and twists of yarns, creating consistency from bobbin to bobbin, matching existing yarns and plying a balanced yarn. Supply list: a spinning wheel in good working order, 3 bobbins, and a lazy kate.

Register for both workshops!

$210 ($255 non-member) + $40 materials fee paid to instructor

May
6
Sun
Amy Tyler Spinning Workshops
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Award winning spinner joins the DAI this spring! Tyler travels the Midwest (and beyond) sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge about fiber. Advanced beginning to intermediate spinning.

Blending Colors at the Wheel

Saturday May 5, 9am-4pm
$150 ($180 non-member) + $20 materials fee paid to instructor

Make unique, colorful and textural yarns at the wheel without dyeing or utilizing carding/combing equipment. Practice making single and multi-ply yarns and learn techniques to blend color true from skein to skein. Supply list: a spinning wheel in good working order, 4 bobbins, and a lazy kate.

Creating the Yarn You Want

Sunday May 6, 9am-4pm
$150 ($180 non-member) + $20 materials fee paid to instructor

Gain greater control over the final characteristics of the yarn you spin. Methods introduced include controlling the thickness and twists of yarns, creating consistency from bobbin to bobbin, matching existing yarns and plying a balanced yarn. Supply list: a spinning wheel in good working order, 3 bobbins, and a lazy kate.

Register for both workshops!

$210 ($255 non-member) + $40 materials fee paid to instructor