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Sat. May 5, 2007 - Robin Pascal, fiber artist from Albuquerque NM, will offer workshops on
- spinning novelty yarn (9:30-11:30am) particularly mohair with a stronger core. Robin won a spinning award for the yarn that she will teach you about spinning! Bring your wheels; Robin provides materials. $20 + $8 materials.
- dyeing (1:15 to 3:45 pm) with Prochem MX reactive dyes. Quick and easy dying of protein and cellulose fibers. Robin will provide skeins (or you can bring your own) and dyes. $30 + $5 materials fee (or $15 for dye stuff and yarn). She will also have take-home dye kits for sale for $25.
You can sign up for either workshop or for both. Dye in the afternoon what you spin in the morning! Details on workshop fees and signup logistics will be in the next newsletter. To judge interest, for planning purposes, please call or email Marie Hauff and/or Meg (447-4409). Scholarships available.

Rug Hooking with Charlotte Allison

The WSSA and renowned weaver Charlotte Allison (remember her as Miss Hannah from our January program) have teamed up to offer you the opportunity to learn rug hooking from the ground up!

When: Saturday, March 18, 2006. We’ll start at 9:30 am, work till lunch, choose which restaurant to go to for lunch (Charlotte recommends Crank Frank’s Barbeque or the local Mr. Gattis), and work till 3:00 or 4:00 that afternoon.

Where: Fredericksburg, Texas. Charlotte is kind enough to host the workshop in her own home. The address and directions will be given to you upon registration.

Cost: $50. This will include everything except lunch; Charlotte’s helping hands and great experience and a supply kit with everything you’ll need for your first rug. The kit will contain a simple design drawn on linen, roving to hook with (though Charlotte will also have some wool fabric strips on hand), material to finish the back, a hook and a frame.

Class Size: Limited to 10.

How to Register: Contact Lisa Charbonnet at 512-328-7577 or First come, first served!

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