Class Info

Classes are held in the Red Barn Studio at Heelside Farms , 508 Sedgewood Road, Four Oaks, N.C. 27524.  You can email for directions, information, or to register for classes email at heelsidefarms@hotmail.com . Classes are limited to students. In order to provide the best atmosphere for the students… guests, visitors and shoppers are not permitted during workshop hours. If you would like to shop on a workshop day please call and we will set up a time before or after the workshop.

November 29,2016 Dye Class with Carolyn Beasley

Synthetic dye class will cover dyeing yarn and fiber. Learn the best way to create your own custom dyed fibers.  The class is limited to 4 people. The class fee is $50.00. Yarns and fibers are extra. We will help you choose them when you arrive. You may bring fibers to dye, but we need advance notice to make sure they are compatible with our dyes. The class hours are 10-2. Please pre-register through our email.

Bring your lunch. Drinks, coffee and tea are provided free of charge.

December 10, 2016 Needle Felting with Alesia Moore

Needle Felting Class with Alesia Moore from 10-2 . She will be offering felting knowledge on a variety of felting techniques. There have been requests for picture felting, but there will be plenty of time for 3-D felting as well.  Fees are $50.00 for the class and $15,00 for supplies. Extra fibers will be available to purchase.  Please pre-register at heelsidefarms@hotmail.com. A deposit of $25.00 will hold your place and will be deducted from class fees. Please make checks payable to  Alesia Moore but mail to the above address at Heelside Farms by December 5th. You may also use paypal. Bring your own lunch. Drinks, coffee, and tea are provided free of charge.

Spinning Off The Point:  The Magic of Long Draw with Jane Bynum

Spinning long draw, frequently described as “woolen” spinning, is a great way to create light, soft, fluffy yarn from carded wool.  It is also an efficient and traditional way to spin short fibers, including cotton and cashmere.  Long draw spinning can be frustrating at first, because you need to manage your fiber and twist with one hand.  In this workshop, students will learn two approaches to unsupported long draw using wool and cotton on supported spindles.  They will also have an opportunity to spin on a charkha and possibly a Great Wheel (AKA Walking Wheel or Wool Wheel).  All materials are provided, including a spindle to take home and enough wool, and cotton for the class. Class Fee $60.00 Materials Fee $20.00. Class size will be limited.

To reserve your place please send a check for $20.00 made out to Jane Bynum to Heelside Farms at the above address by January 20th. This will be deducted from your class fee. You may also use paypal.

 

 

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