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.
- Weaving Classes 2015
Taught by master weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey.
January 14 or March 21, 9 to 3:30 — (Beginning Class “Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving: Not Your Grandmother’s Rag Rugs!”)
Class Description: Catherine will help you to complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to read a pattern, make a warp, thread a loom, chose a weft, weave an article,…
- 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…
- 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…