SP13 Think Outside the Braid with Heavenly Bresser
Thursday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Turf Valley – Willows C & D
Join us as we explore different ways to spin combed-top braids including gradient spinning, combination drafting, and spinning multiple braids together into one yarn. We will use both color theory and creativity for the best results. Our goal is to gain confidence in spinning braids with varying colors into a cohesive yarn AND to think outside the box to achieve your desired outcome from the raw materials. Skill level: Intermediate. Must be able to spin a continuous singles yarn and ply a 2-ply yarn. Drop-spindle friendly class! Maximum number of students: 15. Students should bring: Notebook, pen or pencil with eraser, spinning wheel in working order OR drop spindles (3 are ideal, but you may bring one and a ball winder and still keep up), 3 bobbins for sampling for wheel spinners, lazy kate (optional).
Class Code: SP13 Class Fee: $55. Materials Fee: $15.
Heavenly Bresser is the owner and founder of Heavenly Knitchet. She is excited to share her love for knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, and all things fiber related with the world. Not only is Heavenly a well-rounded fiber artist, but she is also a jewelry maker and loves to work with polymer clay. She currently sells various prepared fibers including batts, rolags, handpainted braids of fiber, handspun yarn, and accessories as well as jewelry for fiber artists and enthusiasts. Heavenly is dedicated to helping fiber artists of all levels expand their knowledge about their craft and try new things. She loves working with color, repairing older spinning wheels, and spending time with family.