INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP
Jul
15
Jul 16

INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP

Learn how to make a natural indigo vat using Michel Garcia’s recipe and how to make a clay resist to hand-paint and block-print your designs. Students will have an opportunity to explore indigo dyeing and this ancient technique using a handful of fibers including bamboo, Kona cotton, linen, and silk. Students are encouraged to bring textiles from home and are welcomed to incorporate their own designs into class work. Materials fee $30, payable to the instructor. 


ART - A - WHIRL
May
19
May 21

ART - A - WHIRL

Join us for the NE Arts District's Biggest event of the year! Open studio all weekend - come stop by and enjoy! 

STUDIO 221

CASKET ARTS BUILDING

INDIGO WORKSHOP: MAKE IT NEW WITH INDIGO
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

INDIGO WORKSHOP: MAKE IT NEW WITH INDIGO

In honor of Fashion Revolution Week I am offering a special indigo workshop experience.
Here's an opportunity to bring in white or neutral colored clothing that is stained and as a result is no longer worn. Rather than have these items be destined for the landfill, it's an opportunity to dye them with indigo so they are back in action and better than ever.
Come learn how to make a natural indigo vat + reduce/re-use/re-imagine all in one workshop.

Participants may bring in 4-6 items of clothing to dye with indigo. Items must be made from natural fibers, i.e. cotton, hemp, linen, bamboo, rayon (any cellulose fibers) + silk.

4.29.2017 / SATURDAY
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Casket Arts Bldg. / Studio 221
Cost: $42

Pre-registration required.

MORE LOVE POP-UP
Feb
11
10:00 am10:00

MORE LOVE POP-UP

Join us for an open studio event

featuring some of my favorite makers

in Minneapolis!

 

Saturday

February 11, 2017

10 - 2 p.m.

 

Casket Arts Bldg.

Studio 221

681 17th Ave. NE

Mpls. MN 55413

 

OPEN STUDIOS AT CASKET
Feb
2
5:00 pm17:00

OPEN STUDIOS AT CASKET

Join us for our first open studio event at Casket Arts Bldg.

I am so excited to share my new studio space with you.

Studio 221

681 17th Ave. NE

Mpls. MN 55413

SNOW DYEING WORKSHOP - TEXTILE CENTER MN
Jan
7
Jan 8

SNOW DYEING WORKSHOP - TEXTILE CENTER MN

Make your textiles as unique as a snowflake by learning a special snow dyeing technique. On the first day of class, combine snow with fiber reactive Procion dyes on a 52-inch square bamboo scarf. As the snow melts slowly overnight, the dye will fix to the treated scarf. On the second day you’ll discover your textile colorfully transformed! This oversized square fabric is versatile and can be worn as a scarf or sarong, or be transformed into curtains or for use as beautiful yardage. Students are also encouraged to bring 4-6 additional items to dye. Materials fee $25, payable to the instructor.

Register online at http://www.textilecentermn.org/classes/snow-dyeing-2/

MAD HOLIDAY POP-UP
Dec
22
12:00 pm12:00

MAD HOLIDAY POP-UP


Open house & sale in MAD studio, 12-8
Do all your last minute shopping with 20 amazing local vendors.
Or just have a drink and hang out with us.

2920 Talmadge Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

CASKET ARTS HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE
Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

CASKET ARTS HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE

  • Casket Arts Bldg.

You are invited to a HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE at the Casket Arts Bldg. in the NE Art's District. This beautiful historic building will be bursting with beautiful handmade items and art this Saturday. I've curated a collection of holiday items for those folks lucky enough to be on your list! Looking for a beautiful handmade hostess or thank you gift? Snag one of my signature GIVING THANKS tea towels now hand-printed on 100% organic cotton. Looking for a luxurious one-of-a-kind gift? My collection of limited edition hand-dyed clutches and scarves add a beautiful burst of color to winter!

 

 

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY : MEET THE MAKER TRUNK SHOW
Nov
26
11:00 am11:00

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY : MEET THE MAKER TRUNK SHOW

Shop Small Business Saturday at Textile Center this holiday season!

I will be debuting my holiday collections including my newest tea towel design - featuring my all-time favorite holiday recipe (which makes a perfect hostess & thank you gift), hand-dyed scarves, cross body purses, clutches and more. I hope to see you at this MEET THE MAKER event!

For more info. www.textilecentermn.org/news

MILL CITY FARMERS MARKET: THANKSGIVING HARVEST MARKET
Nov
19
10:00 am10:00

MILL CITY FARMERS MARKET: THANKSGIVING HARVEST MARKET

  • Mill City Museum

Mill City Farmers Market boasts the best indoor winter market in town from November to April. Shop from over 40 local farmers, food vendors, and artists from 10 am to 1 pm inside the Mill City Museum!

We'd love to see you at the Mill City Museum for this festive holiday market. We will be featuring our new tea towel design with my favorite holiday recipe - Cranberry Salsa - perfect for family gatherings. Tea towels always make great hostess gifts, or a special way of saying thank you. Our signature GIVING THANKS tea towels, featured in the American Craft Council Magazine, will be available.

 

PAIKKA HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Nov
5
12:00 pm12:00

PAIKKA HOLIDAY BAZAAR

  • Paikka

Start your holiday shopping early and join us at PAIKKA on November 5th!

This HOLIDAY BAZAAR features an amazing selection of local artists. Come enjoy music and food while you shop!

For more info on parking visit Paikka

Oct
29
Nov 5

INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP

Students will begin by painting and printing their own designs on fabric using a non-toxic clay resist. The second week, students will learn how to make and maintain a natural indigo vat and dye the textiles they designed with clay resist the first week. Students will leave with samples of cloth with unique designs to be used in future projects. This is a great class for all levels of dyers, printmakers and designers.

To register and for more info. visit: www.textilecentermn.org/classes/indigo-and-clay-resists/

INDIGO + CLAY RESIST PILLOW - HAND-DYED WITH NATURAL INDIGO

INDIGO + CLAY RESIST PILLOW - HAND-DYED WITH NATURAL INDIGO

FASHION WEEK MN EDITION
Sep
25
12:00 pm12:00

FASHION WEEK MN EDITION

  • FASHION WEEK MN EDITION

Minneapolis Craft Market is teaming up with Fashion Week MN to host a fashion and accessories marketplace as the official shopping event of Minnesota Fashion Week. The market will take place outdoors at Insight Brewing on Sunday, September 25, the day after the Envision 10 Year Anniversary Runway Show. The market will feature apparel, accessories, jewelry, footwear and millinery. It is the only place for Envision attendees and the general public to shop the collections shown on the runway the night before, as well as high-end work from other local designers. The market will include fitting rooms within the shopping area for customers to try on merchandise and make their purchases. This event is free for shoppers to attend, and will be held outdoors, rain or shine. To learn more about the Minneapolis Craft Market, visit www.mplscraftmarket.com.

 

Photo credit: David Tinjum (Mill City Times)

INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP

Add not just one, but two textile techniques to your toolbox. First, students will learn how to start and maintain a natural indigo vat. Then, experience shibori dyeing, an ancient Japanese resist dye technique that involves folding, binding, and clamping to create beautiful designs and patterns. Students will dye three silk scarves in a natural indigo vat. Students are also encouraged to bring a few items from home to dip in the vat. All levels of experience are welcome.

To register call the Textile Center: 612-436-0464

For more info. visit: www.textilecentermn.org/classes/indigo-tbd