Shibori Experience at The Electric Needle

Electric Needle 4281 West Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI

Make some beautifully patterned blue and white fabric using the fundamentals of Japanese Shibori techniques and indigo dyeing. No fabric dyeing experience is required. Shibori means to fold, clamp, stitch or in some way block off fabric to create patterns when the fabric is dyed. We’ll be experimenting with a variety of shibori techniques to […]

Quilt Expo: Dipping Into Indigo Dye One Hour Lecture

Alliant Energy Center 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI

Textile Artist Jennifer Falkowski has been teaching indigo dye classes in Wisconsin for almost a decade. In this talk I will share my enthusiasm for the magic of indigo and its history, from the bronze age to the modern resurgence of slow fashion. I will show samples and indigo quilts. My lecture will repeat at […]

$10

Deep Into Indigo Thunderpants Dyeing Class

Z Boutique 6108 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI

Class Description:  You deserve fancy undies! Come and make your own beautifully-patterned, blue and white Thunderpants using the fundamentals of Japanese Shibori technique and natural indigo dyeing. No fabric dyeing experience is required for this workshop. Beginners and experienced dyers are welcome.   Before you dye your Thunderpants, we’ll practice a bit by dyeing a set of cotton napkins […]

$94

Monona Library Mending Day

Monona Public Library 1000 Nichols Drive, Monona, WI

The Monona Library Mending Day, developed by The Sewing Machine Project will be held on the second Sunday of the month (Sept to May) from 2-4 pm. Bring in your loved but worn clothes for mending …or get a head start on freshening up your wardrobe with some trim and buttons. It’s free! Our wonderful […]

Free

Dip Into Indigo – Katazome Resist

Electric Needle 4281 West Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI

Starch Resist.  It’s stencil time!  You’ll play with rice resist, to make beautiful patterns dyed with indigo on quilting cotton. Dress to get messy, including your shoes. No fabric dyeing experience is required.  Come and check out the Electric Needle's dye studio.  It is in the basement so you will need to be able to […]

$90

Sew with Knits! – Leggings

Electric Needle 4281 West Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI

Join me in this beginner class to explore sewing with knit fabric.  Make your very own pair of leggings. They are available for sizes xxs - 3xl. Leggings are the new comfy casual at home or running errands. Supply List will be sent out 1 week before the class.

$30

Intro to Block Print and Indigo Over Dye

Ardyth's Sew 'n' Vac 116 4th Street, Baraboo, WI

Maday and I are excited to announce our collaborative workshop in June.   ***UPDATE*** This class will take place outside under a tent.  We will wear masks and maintain social distancing!!   This is a 2 part workshop. During the first half, taught by all around dreamer, Maday, we will concentrate on block printing using […]

$125

Online Creativity Course – Visible Mending, Part 1: Basic Skills ZOOM!

Your Home Via Zoom

Join us for an online creativity course with local artist Jennifer Falkowski.  August features TWO online classes, separate registration is required.  First, on August 20th, we will explore visible mending. Be prepared to practice a few basic mending techniques like exterior and interior patching, working with denim and other materials, and adding patch pockets. Jennifer […]

Online Creativity Course – Visible Mending, Part 2: Handstitched Reversible Face Masks

Your Home Via Zoom

Join us for an online creativity course with local artist Jennifer Falkowski. We'll use basic hand-sewing techniques to make our own hand-stitched, reversible masks. Jennifer will provide instruction for the project, some individual guidance and then we can stitch together.  This is the second of a 2-part program. Missed the first session? That’s ok! If […]