Learn to Knit
Knitting continues to gain popularity! Learning is both fun and easy. We’ll start by casting on and before the class ends, you will be well on your way to making a chunky cowl or scarf. We have a great selection of yarns for you to choose from, so come about 10-15 minutes early and we can set you up with your first skein of yarn and needles that you will need for the class. $25 plus supplies.
Learn to Crochet
Crochet isn’t just granny squares and blankets! Learning is both fun and easy. In just an hour, you will be well on your way to making a cute chunky cowl. We have a great selection of yarns for you to choose from, so come about 10-15 minutes early and we can set you up with your first skein of yarn and hook that you will need for the class. $25 plus supplies.
Intro to Embroidery
Learn the basic stitches of embroidery with this adorable sampler! We’ll start with more basic stitches such as the running stitch and backstitch, then venture into some fun stitches such as the feather and chain. Everything you’ll need is included in this class. If you have never picked up sewing needle in your life, this is a good place to start. $50 including supplies.
Sashiko Napkin Embroidery Workshop
Sashiko is a hand-sewing technique that originated in ancient Japan. In Japanese, its name means “little stabs,” which references the simple running stitch that makes up the geometric patterns. No embroidery experience is necessary to give this technique a try! Students will learn to execute the pattern of their choosing and also how to stitch it up once the design is completed. Join us for a casual and relaxing event and learn something new. Your choice of sampler, embroidery floss and needles are all included in the workshop fee. Students will receive 10% off any additional Sashiko supplies after the workshop. $50 including supplies.
Japanese Mud Dye Workshop
Sunday, September 15th from 1:00-2:30pm – sold out
We are excited to welcome Sarah Jamison, owner of Firefly Fiber Arts Studio, and dyer of their Earthly Line, to Nina Chicago for a Japanese Mud Dye Workshop! You will be creating your own hand-painted organic cotton scarf as you learn the history of these ancient pigments. Bringing her experience and knowledge back from Japan, Sarah will instruct you on the techniques to prep and dye your organic cotton scarf with the beautiful earthy tones of the Japanese Mud Dyes. $80 including supplies.