Classes & Workshops
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts offers lectures and classes for all adults, beginner to advanced, on topics including quilting, knitting, needle felting, beading, embellishment, fabric painting and dying, wearable art, rug hooking, basket weaving, paper making, mixed media art, hand appliqué, and machine appliqué.
- Next Year’s Rummage Sale June 12-13, 2015
- Documentation Day: November 15
Saturday, November 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Calling all quilts (and hooked rugs) and the people who love them! Help us save the stories in the stitches by bringing your precious family heirlooms (or modern creations) to Documentation Day at the WMQFA’s farmstead. For just $5, we will record the history of the quilt, create a detailed description, take a digital image, and save this information in our…
- Knitted Witch Project
June 1 — Sept. 1
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts invites all knitters – beginners through experienced – to participate in creating a friendly witch to grace our lobby this Fall (in time for our “Sheared Delights” exhibit, all about wool). Crocheters and felters can contribute, too!
Beginners of all ages can come to the museum during our special “Witching Hours” to le…
- Fall University Day: All About Wool
Saturday, October 18, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We are repeating our popular day-long education program this fall with a focus on all things wool. Celebrate this amazing fiber with classes on all kinds of techniques. Hear lectures, watch demonstrations, enjoy a tasty lunch, and view our current exhibit, Sheared Delights.
Keynote speaker at 9 a.m. will be Sandy De Master. Her topic is “My Lif…
- Felted Wool Mittens Workshop
Sunday, November 9, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wendy Rieves, Instructor — Fee is $35
Reuse, recycle and recreate a piece of wearable art from old wool sweaters! Anyone with basic sewing skills is welcome to enroll and enjoy an afternoon of fun instruction and camaraderie. You will go home prepared for cold weather and warm hands. (Or perhaps a completed Christmas gift!)
In this three-hour wor…