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). 


 

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 >

2018-07-06T22:40:04+00:00

CLASS FULL – Introduction to Weaving

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 runs three consecutive Saturdays from 9/8 to 9/22. The first workshop will be from 10am-noon and the last two will be from 10am-1pm. Learn to weave using a floor loom with ...Read more >

2018-08-08T16:44:12+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!   Impact: Natural pigments from nature ...Read more >

2018-07-26T15:15:55+00:00

CLASS FULL – Sashiko Style Mending

This workshop is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please call the shop at (360) 738-6977. 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 ...Read more >

2018-08-13T07:31:06+00:00

Sewing Bootcamp

Note: This workshop is held on two consecutive Saturday mornings, 9/15 and 9/22. 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 >

2018-07-18T14:01:22+00:00

No-Sew Braided Rugs

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 to withstand the modern washer and drier.  Impact: Worn, torn, or stained fabrics are diverted from the landfill.   Participant and Materials Requirements: Please bring sharp ...Read more >

2018-07-19T15:23:35+00:00

Felt Geode Earrings

This basic wet felting technique is simple enough for kids, but produces gem-like creations sophisticated enough for adults. Using small pieces of wool roving you will form precious felted geodes and design your own unique pair of earrings! Impact: Small scraps of roving, insufficient for larger projects, are utilized and beautified. Participant Materials and Requirements: All materials provided! ...Read more >

2018-08-14T09:32:56+00:00

No-Sew Braided Rugs

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 to withstand the modern washer and drier.  Impact: Worn, torn, or stained fabrics are diverted from the landfill.   Participant and Materials Requirements: Please bring sharp scissors, ...Read more >

2018-08-14T09:16:33+00:00

Sewing Bootcamp: Level 2

Note: This workshop takes place on two consecutive Saturdays, 10/13 & 10/20. Those who have a bit of sewing experience already, or who have taken our Sewing Bootcamp Level 1, this is the class for you. Bring your upcycling game to the next level, learning to take accurate body measurements, working with a variety of ...Read more >

2018-08-14T09:12:14+00:00

Tapestry Weaving

Note: This class runs three consecutive Saturdays from 10/13 to 10/27. The first workshop will be from 10am-noon and the last two will be from 10am-1pm. This Intro to Weaving class will be quite experimental and fun! Students will learn the basics of tapestry weaving, experiment with new techniques, and will take home a small wall hanging ...Read more >

2018-08-14T13:32:48+00:00