Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28Touchstone Center for Crafts The natural setting for your creative nature 9 Nicole Maroon JUNE 5–9 Seams Different Instructor: Luke Haynes All Levels* $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Improve your studio practice in sewing quilts by working through some iterative projects and design prompts—building confidence and skills towards creating your own projects. You will learn the intricacies of the quilt art form through a range of projects. *Some use of a sewing machine is a plus, but we can teach that, too. JUNE 19–23 Not Your Daddy’s Leather Workshop Instructor: Jamie Murphy Intermediate–Advanced* $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Explore the use of leather as a wearable form of art. Upcycle old jewelry, clothing, bags, or anything else to make into leather, and/or create new items out of leather—it’s your leather class! This hands-on class will give you a good foundation of knowledge and a unique finished product made of either a full- or top-grain, premium leather. *Intermediate sewing skills are required. JUNE 26–30 | TEEN WEEK Fiber Art Transformations: Silk, Wool, Paper, and Books Instructor: Janice Patrignani All Levels*, Grades 9–12 $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Explore a potpourri of different fiber arts techniques this week. We will create glorious one-of-a-kind silk paintings and scarves, experiment with wool felting, explore the fiber-transformation method of papermaking, and embellish with printmaking and marbling. By the end of the week, you will have a treasure trove of exquisite artworks and amazing personalized gifts—which you may want to keep! *This class is a great resource for teachers or anyone who wants to discover the magic of fiber art. JULY 10–14 Cordwainer Craft: Making Classic Handmade Leather Shoes Instructor: Molly Grant All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Cordwainer shoes are unique in the world of shoemaking. You will learn about basic pattern making, choose from an array of leathers, and make your shoes to your exact foot measurement. From cutting the leather, lacing the uppers together, and then culminating with hand-lacing the soles to the uppers, your final product will leave you feeling amazed and proud of your unique Cordwainer shoes. JULY 17–21 From Traditional to Contemporary: Finding Your Own Path to Modern Quilting Instructor: Nicole Maroon All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Beginning with a traditional quilt block design, students will then use different techniques to create a unique, modern block design. You will create several quilt blocks in class, which can be combined into individual smaller projects, such as wall hangings or trivets. FIBER, PAPER, & BOOK ARTS WORKSHOPS 2017 Molly Grant visit for additional details