Fiber Arts Seminars

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Registration for our online 2021 Fiber Arts Seminars is now open at


A downloadable version of the class descriptions is available here.

  • All classes will be taught online. You will need a computer or tablet with webcam connected to reliable high-speed Internet.
  • Most classes are two or three hours long; there are several classes that consist of two two- or three-hour sessions with a break in between; there is one two-day class which has two sessions each day.
  • We will once again be accepting ONLY online registrations. We will NOT be using Eventbrite for registrations this year. Instead, we will be using the Lessonface platform for both registration and access to the online classes.

Registration Information

Online Registration

Registration for our online 2021 Fiber Arts Seminars is now open at To allow enough time for materials kits to arrive prior to the start of class, registration for those classes requiring materials kits will close on April 3. For all other classes, registration will remain open until the class starts or the class is filled, whichever comes first.

Materials Kits
Materials kits are required for some classes. These kits will be purchased directly from the instructor. Ordering instructions will be available in Lessonface once you have enrolled.
Double Booking
Please pay careful attention to the dates and times of the classes you select in order to avoid “double booking” yourself. We will not be held responsible for your selection of classes and any conflicts that occur.
Wait List
Waited too long to register? This year, if you want to be added to the wait list, just click the “Join Waitlist” link on the class page in Lessonface.


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