NOV 19 // BEGINNING WOOL SPINNING

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NOV 19 // BEGINNING WOOL SPINNING

78.00

10:30A - 1:30P

In this workshop, learn the basics of handspinning on a top whorl drop spindle. With an emphasis on local, participants will be working with and taking home handmade spindles from Watts Treen (Sebastopol) and wool roving from Anna's Got Wool (Sierra Valley). In addition to the hands-on experience, the workshop will also cover the assets of wool and a brief history of wool growing in the Sierra Nevadas. 

PROVIDED SUPPLIES:
wool roving
drop spindle
sample nostepinne

SUGGESTED SUPPLIES TO BRING:
waterbottle
snacks

*Participants are encouraged to take breaks as needed throughout the workshop. There will be additional wool and tools available for participants to try/experience.

NOTE: 
This class has a minimum sign-up of five (5) participants to run. In the event the class is cancelled, all participants will be notified 24 hours in advance. Please read our cancellation policy.

ABOUT SARAH LILLEGARD

Sarah Lillegard is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Reno, Nevada. Coming from a family of quilters and craftsmen, her work never strays far from the tactile and handcrafted. With an avid love of skill-sharing, Lillegard has taught workshops on 'zine making, graphic design, wool spinning, needlework, and natural dyeing to a range of students. She is a member of the Reno Fiber Guild and currently an MFA candidate at Sierra Nevada College. 

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