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Dyeing handspun wool

With the sample of the meat breed sheep 🐑 complete, it's time to think of expanding to a complete project. I was happy with the way the skein turned out. There is always a soft spot in my heart for medium breeds. I'm not a girl that needs it all to be super soft; [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:04:55+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Dyeing handspun wool

Threads of Time | Eugenia Vainberg, 2020

Threads of Time: Solo Exhibition of Hand Embroideries by Eugenia Vainberg Cleveland-based artist Eugenia Vainberg uses thread as a brush connecting moments in history, culture, and private life. Decades of thought and practice are present in the delicate and decisive lines in her work. When the lines depict dancers, drummers, or other energetic scenes, [...]

By |2020-12-14T22:14:26+00:00December 14th, 2020|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on Threads of Time | Eugenia Vainberg, 2020

Processing Sheep Wool –

No Fleece Left Behind Part one So the title is actually a technique on how to clean and process even the dirties fleeces. I'm just borrowing it to reference that every fleece is good for something, and there is more to wool than just Merino. Sure, I like Merino like the next person (see [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:09:51+00:00November 24th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Processing Sheep Wool –

Icelandic Breed Study | Denise Williams, Research Intern

ICELANDIC BREED STUDY Icelandic is quite a fascinating breed. It's dual coated, meaning it has a soft inner coat called þel, and a longer, harsher outercoat known as tog. Often the two layers are separated and spun for two distinct types of yarn. Or they can be spun together, to produce a lofty, warm and waterproof yarn known as [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:57:03+00:00September 18th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Icelandic Breed Study | Denise Williams, Research Intern

INDIGO: COMMUNITY NATURAL DYE GARDEN IN THE WAKE OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

INDIGO: COMMUNITY NATURAL DYE GARDEN IN THE WAKE OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC Author: Jessica Pinsky In 2018 Praxis Fiber Workshop leased two parcels from the City Land Bank and turned abandoned soil in North Collinwood into a quarter acre of thriving indigo and marigold plants. In 2019 we doubled the scale and added a second [...]

By |2020-07-28T19:47:44+00:00July 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on INDIGO: COMMUNITY NATURAL DYE GARDEN IN THE WAKE OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

AMALA: She Could Not Stay (In Their Black Bodies) | M. Carmen Lane, 2020

  February 7-March 25 Opening reception: February 7, 6-9pm 2nd reception: March 6, 6-9pm Artist Talk: March 6, 7pm   Statement Like our river, the womb is water—we are water and carry its memory, the salt and its rhythms. In the Great Lakes Region, an emerging, yet longstanding concern regarding infant mortality and race, specifically [...]

By |2020-07-13T22:09:33+00:00July 8th, 2020|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on AMALA: She Could Not Stay (In Their Black Bodies) | M. Carmen Lane, 2020

Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition June/July 2019

    Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition June 7 - July 20, 2019 Join us on June 7th for the opening reception of our fifth annual Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition and meet juror, Anthony Mastromatteo, and many other of the participating artists. The 86 selected pieces from Ohio and sixteen other states will be presented in [...]

By |2020-04-10T16:16:32+00:00March 13th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition June/July 2019

‘Not Pucks Type’ By Chef April Thompson – February 15 at 6pm

When I first decided to create this culinary visual art exhibit, I knew that I wanted it to represent the power of the African American woman. My challenge was to emulate the photographic genius that is “Not Manet’s Type” thru cuisine. I chose to do this by recreating some of the iconic dishes of Wolf [...]

By |2020-02-27T16:45:59+00:00January 19th, 2020|News, Past Events|Comments Off on ‘Not Pucks Type’ By Chef April Thompson – February 15 at 6pm

City Music Chamber Series – January 24 at 7:30pm

Join CityMusic Cleveland for its first Chamber Performance of 2020 at Praxis Fiber Workshop! Concerts are free, no ticket required Friday, January 24th, 2020 7:00 p.m. (reception begins at 6:30 p.m.) Praxis Fiber Workshop 15301 WATERLOO RD, CLEVELAND Program: Farrenc Piano Quintet #1, Opus 30 Schumann Piano Quintet in E Flat, Opus 44 Musicians: Violin [...]

By |2020-02-27T16:46:15+00:00January 19th, 2020|News, Past Events|Comments Off on City Music Chamber Series – January 24 at 7:30pm
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