Christine Thomas-Flitcroft teaches this two-day workshop. Students will hone their spinning skills in this two-day workshop. Practice creating consistent yarns and multiple ply yarns, as well as designing yarns. Try spinning exotic protein fibers such as llama, alpaca, pygora, silk, camel, cashmere and yak, as well as plant fibers such as cotton, flax, hemp, bamboo and ramie. Instructor supplies all the fibers. Materials fee of $25 will be paid directly to the instructor. Minimum age 18. Maximum class size is 8.
About the Instructor:
Christine Thomas-Flitcroft has been spinning and weaving for about forty years. She is a student of the textile arts. She studied weaving at the University of Idaho and wool and sheep production at both the University of Idaho and Montana State University. Chris owns Aurora Colony FiberArts. She maintains a small flock of Border Leicester sheep on her family farm in Aurora, Oregon. She specializes in selling a multitude of fibers for spinning, felting and related fiber arts. She is interested in antique spinning wheels, teaches spinning workshops and weaves tapestry on a Navajo style loom.
Christine’s Aurora Colony Handspinners website is: https://auroracolonyhandspinners.com/