Workshops

Jump into one of Ragfinery’s workshops and find inspiration and a lively creative community! Our sewing and crafting classes are taught by local artists and crafters and are geared toward helping participants find their own unique style and creativity. Browse our list of offerings below and contact us if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions.

If you’re interested in a class which is full, please call us at (360) 738-6977 to be added to our waiting list.


We’ve introduced a new referral program called Fine Friends. Sign up for any one of our workshops and receive $5 in Ragfinery store credit for everyone in your party!  The only rule is that you have to pay with one transaction for the same workshop. So if you sign up and pay for yourself and two buddies, your group goes home from your class with $15 in store credit (excluding consignment items and future workshop fees). 


 

Gift Wrapping with Textiles

Bring your gift-giving to a new level with the art of wrapping with cloth. Not only is this method beautiful but it is also reusable! We will have a selection of fabrics and embellishments on hand for purchase, along with someone to teach you techniques for success. Unique card-making supplies will also be on hand ...Read more >

2017-10-30T08:46:16+00:00

CLASS FULL – No-Sew Braided Rugs

This workshop is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please call the shop at (360) 738-6977. Come learn how to craft a beautiful no sew braided rug from old sheets! This four strand technique eliminates the need for sewing braids together and results in a sturdy rug able ...Read more >

2017-11-27T12:44:38+00:00

Sewing Bootcamp

Note: This workshop is held on two consecutive Saturday mornings, 1/20 & 1/27. Learn to upcycle or alter your own clothes in this beginning sewing “bootcamp” series! Get familiar with the care and use of your sewing machine and solving basic sewing problems, take accurate body measurements and learn to fit items to your own aesthetic and body ...Read more >

2017-12-05T08:40:43+00:00

Introduction to Eco-Printing

Create vivid patterns on fabric using foliage and other elements from nature. This simple, eco-friendly dyeing technique uses a direct contact printing method, drawing out pigments from plants to make interesting and sometimes surprising designs on fabric. Transform plain silk scarves into beautifully printed, one-of-a-kind pieces.    Participant Materials and Requirements: All materials provided. Optional: participants ...Read more >

2017-11-21T14:05:37+00:00

Contemporary Shibori Dyeing

Shibori is a Japanese tie-dyeing technique which involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it. Using disperse dyes, polyester, and a heat press machine, participants will create beautiful textiles for use as scarves, wall hangings, wearable art, etc. Explore various ways to create three dimensional shibori pieces using paper molds, as well as two-dimensional applications ...Read more >

2017-11-19T19:53:54+00:00