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). 


 

CANCELLED – Art Dolls

Embody your hopes and dreams, or simply have fun making your very own art doll. She (or he) can be a messenger of your inner voice, or simply pleasing to your eye. Participants learn to sculpt with needle felting to create a doll head with detailed features. We’ll paint “makeup” with watercolor, and finish with dressing ...Read more >

2018-04-25T10:25:42+00:00

Boho Macrame Wall Hangings

The craft of knotting any number of geometric patterns without the use of hooks, needles or hoops is called macrame. In this class you'll learn the six most commonly used knots and various ways to combine them into a contemporary piece.  Student Materials and Requirements: Please bring a driftwood stick as your base. Cording will ...Read more >

2018-03-27T09:09:16+00:00

Hand Embroidered Hankies

Create your own hand embroidered handkerchief. Learn a few simple embroidery stitches to create a modern version of a classic accessory. No experience necessary! Student Materials & Requirements: Please bring embroidery thread, one 4" 5" or 6" embroidery hoop, and a small, simple drawing or illustration you would like to embroider. Plain and patterned hankies ...Read more >

2018-03-26T07:30:48+00:00

CLASS FULL – DIY Essentials: Reverse Pattern Making

This workshop is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please call the shop at (360) 738-6977. Note: This class takes place on two consecutive Saturdays, May 19th and 26th. Learn how to copy a garment without taking it apart! Making clothing typically begins with a pattern and ends ...Read more >

2018-04-15T16:08:45+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. You'll go home with two silk scarves!   Participant Materials and Requirements: ...Read more >

2018-04-08T14:33:35+00:00

Sashiko Style Mending

Sashiko mending is a Japanese style of visible mending that uses embroidery stitching to create beautiful surface designs. It's simple to learn, but has endless style variations. In this workshop you'll learn the basics of sashiko and various sashiko patterns and styles of mending. You will design a sashiko patch, and go home with a ...Read more >

2018-04-25T10:59:16+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. You'll go home with two silk scarves!   Participant Materials and Requirements: ...Read more >

2018-04-24T15:46:52+00:00

KIDS: Felting a la Carte

Kids will love this popular series of workshops planned just for ages 6 or 8 and up. Sign up for just a few, or bundle and save with all five days!    DAY 1: Felted Bead Bracelets and Geodes Description: Felt beads are fun, easy to make, colorful and playful. Learn the basics of felting, starting with simple balls ...Read more >

2018-04-26T08:03:18+00:00

KIDS: Five Days of Flags

In this popular week-long camp we will play with ways to make plain fabric fabulous. Using dye, prints, embroidery, applique and sun prints we will turn reclaimed fabric into colorful flags. Each participant will finish with a unique banner made from their flags and loads of inspiration and resources to customize projects at home. Pack ...Read more >

2018-03-19T19:39:04+00:00

Teen Upcycle Fashion Camp

In this hands-on camp we will focus entirely on the process of upcycle fashion design – taking existing clothing and reinventing it to be uniquely your own! We’ll walk through the process of envisioning your design, selecting the right materials, putting it all together, and of course showing it off! Leave with the skills to ...Read more >

2018-04-20T11:33:23+00:00