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  • Instructor: Trey Gehring Thursdays, March 15, 22 & 29, April 5 6 - 9pm Students will learn to read draft patterns while experimenting with a variety of twill structures on a four shaft looms.
  • Basic Membership

    $55.00 / month
    • 15% discount on classes*, workshops and loom rental
    • Free access to open studios on Wednesdays and Sundays from noon-4pm

    Note: Your card will be charge $55.00 automatically every month until you contact Praxis to cancel your subscription.

  • Instructor: Sandy Shelenberger Saturday, March 17, 9:30 – 4pm Explore using soy wax as a resist on fabric to create a sophisticated look of multi-dimensional layering in easy to do steps. We will work with fabric paints and/or dyes for our color palette and discuss the layering of colors. We will make or use found objects for stamping into the fabric using the soy wax. Demonstrations of wax removal techniques and all materials are provided.
  • Handwoven in India, 100% linen and perfect for dyeing. 23” x 90” These soft and light, linen fibers come from Belgium and are processed in West Bengal, India. 7 ends per centimeter. Single Scarf: $25 10-Pack of Scarves: $200 (Save $50!)
  • Instructor: Dena Gershon Saturday, March 31st, 9:30 - 4pm Use vast possibilities of creating unique yardage through the selective removal and re-application of color onto silk.
  • Thank you for considering a donation to Praxis Fiber Workshop. We accept donations via checks to Praxis: 15301 Waterloo Road, Cleveland OH 44110, or make a donation securely online below.
  • Handwoven in India, 100% silk and perfect for dyeing. 16” x 78”. This super soft silk comes from China and is woven in Bihar, India. 33 ends per centimeter. Single Scarf: $15 10-Pack of Scarves: $125 (Save $25!)
  • Handwoven in India, 100% wool and perfect for dyeing. 12” x 86” with fringe. These soft and lightweight fibers come from New Zealand and are processed in a spinning mill in West Bengal, India. 6 ends per centimeter. Single Scarf: $20 10-Pack of Scarves: $175 (Save $25!)
  • Instructor: Sandy Shelenberger Saturday, February 10, 9:30 – 4pm Discover the rich and interesting patterning that occurs while dyeing fabric with ice. This technique is great for unique dyed garments or one-of-a-kind fabric. All levels of experience (and artistic confidence) are welcome!
  • Instructor: Rebecca Cross Saturday, February 24th, 9:30 - 4pm Learn the magical qualities of VAT dyes. Unlike other natural dyes, these dyes do not need an additional mordant to give permanent, beautiful color to fabric. Learn how to dye with indigo, wine, turmeric, and other natural ingredients.
  • Instructor: Trey Gehring Thursdays: February 15 & 22, March 1 & 8 6 - 9pm Interested in learning how to create your own cloth? Or do you already have a loom at home but have no idea where to start? In Intro to Weaving you will learn how to weave on floor looms from yarn to cloth. By weaving a color and weave sampler scarf using simple woven structures, you will become comfortable with all of the steps in the weaving process all while creating a beautiful scarf to show off to all of your friends. This class is designed with the beginner in mind and requires no prior experience. It is also a great course for anyone that has learned to weave in the past, but needs a refresher.
  • We offer open studio time Wednesdays and Sundays from noon to 4:00pm. $30 drop in.

    Open studios is a great way to try out the workshop at Praxis! Do you have a project you’re working on but need assistance? Do you have need of small equipment such as spinning wheels or drum carders? Come use ours! Maybe you’ve taken a class but need a little extra time to work. One of our qualified staff members will be here to help! A drop in fee of $30 includes access to our dye lab, print tables and small equipment (floor looms are an additional fee of $10 per week). All dyes and chemicals are included, just bring your material or buy some of ours! We have white pearl cotton yarn and fabrics (quilters cotton, silk sateen and silk organza) available by the yard. Register and pay online or call if you have questions, 216-644-8661.