High Tech Your Fiber Arts

High Tech Your Fiber Arts

Knitting/Crocheting with Your iPad
Specialty Class Taught by Local Designer & Guest Instructor Debbi Stone

Debbie Stone, local instructor and designer

Tired of hauling your patterns and books around with you? Use your iPad for more than email and games!

Debbi will teach you how to maximize your iPad’s use in knitting and crochet. This class will cover importing and storing your patterns, how to maximize your iPad for ease of use while knitting/crocheting, the benefits of Ravelry at your fingertips, and much more!

We are pleased to welcome Debbi to our shop once again. Debbi is well known for having designed past Rose City Yarn Crawl “Mystery Knit Alongs” and is active in the Portland knitting scene. She regularly teaches at Madrona and other Fiber events.

Seating is limited to eight, to ensure plenty of individual attention.
You can reserve your spot by contacting Northwest Wools at 503-244-5024.

Class Details:

High Tech Crafting: Knitting/Crocheting with your iPad – 2 hours
Date/Time: Friday, October 6 from 1:00 – 3:00pm
Location: Northwest Wools Classroom
Cost: $30/student
Class Size: Limited to eight, to ensure adequate attention is given to all. If the minimum class size of three is not met, the class is subject to cancellation.

Materials (Please bring the following):

  1. iPad/iPad mini
    • Please come with your iPad fully charged.
    • You must have a valid Apple ID and password.
    • Please make sure you are running the most current software update.
  2. A hard copy of a pattern –on paper–that you own.
  3. Paper plus a pen or a pencil for note taking.
Specialty Class: Freestyle Clothing Creation with Woven Fabric in the SAORI-Style

Specialty Class: Freestyle Clothing Creation with Woven Fabric in the SAORI-Style

Calling all Weavers! Tired of weaving scarves and table runners? Then join us for this specialty class to learn how to turn your handwoven fabrics into easy-living, freestyle clothing with little or no sewing. Yowza!

This class is inspired by the latest trend of SAORI weaving and creates very chic and fun clothing. Wouldn’t you love to turn your woven material into a vest, shrug, or jacket? Come learn in this hands-on class led by Weavers Anna Conway and Peg Silloway. You may bring your own handwoven lengths of fabric to experiment with or watch and learn from others.

All attendees will receive a handout with suggested website, books and catalogs for inspiration and follow-on reading. Information will also include suggested woven amounts for different types of garments, as well as suggested yarns that will inspire creativity and lead to successful results.

Registration

Please call Northwest Wools at 503-244-5024 to register, or stop by in person.

Pre-requisite

Some experience with weaving

Cost

It costs $45.00 for the seminar. Instructors will have copies of the book Beginner’s SAORI Clothing Design available for purchase for an additional $26.00 (Optional).

What to bring?

  • Pencil/pen and paper for taking notes
  • Camera or smart phone for capturing examples
  • If you bring your own woven fabric to work with, then please also bring pins, tape measure and scissors.