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.


 

Cancelled: Gift Embellishments

Chaotic holiday season making your head spin? Take a time out to learn a new skill that will reduce waste and help you conserve your holiday budget. Using scrap fabric you’ll learn this soothing, repetitive technique to produce beautiful recycled twine & colorful pom poms.  Impact: Scraps of yarn and fabric unsuitable for larger projects are utilized ...Read more >

2018-12-06T17:09:57+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 >

2018-12-06T20:17:48+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 1/12 to 1/26, 10am-1pm. New extended class. Learn to weave with Aurora Lindquist!  In a series of three Saturday morning sessions, learn to plan a weaving project and ...Read more >

2018-12-01T20:05:41+00:00

CLASS FULL: 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, 2 ...Read more >

2018-12-14T18:05:43+00:00

Upcycle Sewing

Note: This workshop is held on two consecutive Saturdays, 2/2 and 2/9.   Fondly called Sewing Bootcamp in the past, this popular workshop now features increased instruction time and a new name! It focuses on teaching you to upcycle or alter your own clothes and is taught by the patient and personable, Brigitte. Start with the ...Read more >

2018-12-14T12:29:04+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, 2 ...Read more >

2018-12-13T10:40:33+00:00