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Friday, June 24, 2022

 JOIN US LIVE at 9 AM MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME!

Symposium Kick-Off Event!

Kick-Off Event!

Beverly Oliwa

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 1 PM MDT!

Let’s make Sunflowers

Let's create a beautiful vase of sunflowers that will brighten any decor. Created with Paverpol, they are safe to adorn your outdoor decor too!
Beverly Oliwa

Linda Facci

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 3 PM MDT!

Learn How to Needle Felt a Cute Fox

Felting may look tricky, but I promise it’s not! Learn to needle felt an adorable fox in this easy-to-follow beginner class. Once you get the hang of using the barbed needle to bunch up the wool fibers, you’ll transform fluffy sheep’s wool into a whimsical fox. Let’s get poking!
Linda Facci

Robin Hartmann

THIS SESSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO BUYERS OF THE 2022 FIBER ARTS SYMPOSIUM

Embellish your story

Students will create a 5x7 sewn wall hanging using different elements of stitch, appliqué, and embellishing.

They will learn:
  • How to tell their story in an interesting way
  • How to create a quilt sandwich
  • Learn and experiment with different embroidery stitches
  • Color importance and putting fabrics together
  • Embellishing with found objects
  • Embellishing with beads
  • Explore with different stitching techniques

Robin Hartmann

Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Brenda Helfrich

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 11 AM MDT!

Make a pet with textile and Paverpol

In this class, I'll show you how to make a sweet little poodle using wire, foil, masking tape and some Paverpol products. I'll show how to shape the body, the products sued to make the smooth parts and the technique for making all the floof. Join me, this is going to be fun.

As a bonus, I'll show you how to make an adorable little Scottish terrier. What could be more fun than that?
Brenda Helfrich

Kleio Tsalki

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 2PM MDT!
Kleio Tsalki

Barry Gordemer

THIS SESSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO BUYERS OF THE 2022 FIBER ARTS SYMPOSIUM


Muppet Fleece and Beyond: A Guide to Puppet Fabrics

Join award-winning puppet maker Barry Gordemer as he demonstrates four of the most popular fabrics for making puppets. He'll show why each fabric is effective for creating smooth, seamless puppet faces. He'll talk about the pros and cons of each material and also demonstrate the types of stitches the work best for each fabric.
Barry Gordemer

Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Debbie Tomkies

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 11 AM MDT!


Debbie Tomkies

Rachel Prince

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 2PM MDT!

Moongazing 3D hare on a hoop

We will be using original artwork created especially for us by Katrina Jane Art to make our very own unique moon gazing hares.

We will needle felt onto flat felt but make the head of the hare 3D so that we can then needle felt it all together making a beautiful picture. We will frame it in a 7" embroidery hoop so that you can hang it up for all to enjoy and admire.
Rachel Prince

Alejandra Prieto

THIS SESSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO BUYERS OF THE 2022 FIBER ARTS SYMPOSIUM

Shibori with patchwork

In this second Shibori course on Curious Mondo, we’ll learn how to dye our own exclusive fabrics to create exclusive patchwork blocks. These will be ideal for quilts making them very unique and beautiful.
Alejandra Prieto

Monday, June 27th, 2022

Lynne Welter

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 9AM MST!

Don't be "Chicken" to Paint on Fabric

The project will be drawing, transferring to cloth, painting with inks, and quilting a small chicken (or chickens) fiber art wall hanging.
Lynn Welters

Paulette Morrisey

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 1 PM MDT!

Applique Floral Potholder

Make charming appliqué flowers on four potholders. It's easier than you might think, and they are so cute when you're finished!
Paulette Morrisey

Bridget Brookstone

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 3PM MDT!


Bridget Brookstone

Kristen Penrod

THIS SESSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO BUYERS OF THE 2022 FIBER ARTS SYMPOSIUM

3D Mold Making

Have you ever wanted to make a replica of a face, or an intricate texture and use it over and over in your art? After taking my class you will learn about different mold products and several different methods of making a detailed replica to incorporate into your art. It is sure to bring your art to the next level. Admit one ticket, and enjoy the ride, at “Mixed Media Fun House” with Kristen Penrod, award winning 3D artist.
Kristen Penrod

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Carolyn Chen

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 9 AM MDT!

Japanese Rice Bag

Explore creative ways to incorporate different crafts into a decorative and functional drawstring sack based on a traditional Japanese Rice Bag. Carolyn Chen will demonstrate construction of a basic bag on a sewing machine. She’ll also teach methods of adding pockets. She doesn’t stop there! She’ll share tips on constructing bags made from materials and techniques taught by fellow Curious Mondo instructors.

This is a great project for using crafting samples, experiments and surface embellishments. In addition to garment and upholstery fabrics, the class has bags made from loom projects (rigid heddle and pin looms), kumihimo Braids, and quilt blocks.

Carolyn Chen
Carolyn Chen

Pascale Bigot

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 1PM MDT!

Lavender Fields

During the workshop, Participants will have the opportunity to learn how

  • To use needles to attach wool to a canvas
  • To create their own landscape
  • To accentuate the composition with the use of different colours of wool.

Pascale Bigot

Tina Christensen Parman

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 3PM MDT!

Learn to spin with feathers

We will be learning how to spin feathers into your yarn. Feathers are a great add ins and make a wonderful yarn. Feathers come in so many colors and shapes , you can buy them or collect them when you walk and travel. I have 3 chickens and I save their feathers to make great yarn.

Tina Christensen Parman

Dimitra Kalinderis

THIS SESSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO BUYERS OF THE 2022 FIBER ARTS SYMPOSIUM
Dimitra Kalinderis

Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Catherine Marchant

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 9 AM MDT!

Pockets, Pouches and Purses

Learn to weave a small bag on a DIY cardboard loom, using yarn and string that you probably have on hand.
Catherine Marchant
Catherine Marchant

Phyllis Cullen

Q&A Chat with Instructor at 5PM Eastern Daylight Time

Quilted and Embellished Fabric Vessels

Crazy quilt colorful fabrics in a theme of your choice on a stiffened stabilizer. Then, the fun begins as we add decorative stitching, ribbons, yarns, laces, fringes, beads, flowers, charms and lots of fun trims to each side while it's still flat. (I'll have tons to choose from, and the optional materials fee will include stabilizers, fabrics, threads and all the trims.)

Join them together, add more trims and a removable base, and voila! you have 3-D fabric art! It's a vase! It's a lampshade! It's a sculpture! It's...FUN!
Stephanie Lester

Filipa Brito

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 3PM MDT!

How to create Needle felted Mandalas

Discover, step by step, the creative process to bring beautiful MANDALAS to life with different designs, giving them movement, expressiveness and intentionality, just with the touch of a felting needle.

Easy, relaxing and accompanied by me throughout the process. While creating Mandalas you will discover essential felting techniques, which you can apply in different felting projects.
Filipa Brito

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

Madison

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 9 AM MDT!
Madison

Mihaela Georgescu

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 1PM MDT!
Mihaela Georgescu

Cathy Vitale

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 3PM MDT!


Cathy Vitale
Cathy Vitale

Friday, July 1st, 2022

Nina Owens

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 9 AM MDT!

Mixed-Media Embroidered Coral Reef

Learn how to create your own unique coral reef using conventional and unconventional materials. Explore the process to become confident in your ability to design your own underwater garden. I’ll show you how to apply layers and depth using fabrics, fibers, beads and stitches. I’ll share options to use to make your own one-of-a-kind mixed-media art piece.
Nina Owens

Sandy Dingman

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 1PM EDT!

Expressive I-Cord necklace with buttons

In this class we will make and use I-cord to create a beautiful colorful collar. We will use colorful buttons and beads to add texture and interest to the necklace. The technique used is simple and easy to learn. We allow each piece to be individualized by the creator. Come make a beautiful necklace and then create your own design.

Sandy Dingman

Tara Mann

Meet and Greet with the Artist via Chat at 3PM MDT!

Australian Felted Vessel Pod

Wet Felted 3D collection of pieces to create a seed pod.

Join us as Tara Mann demonstrates how to create these beautiful and elegant wet felted pieces! She will take you through each ornate detail from start to finish, the finer points for both the carrier vessel and including how to create the gumnuts. Enhance your interior with this long-lasting and stunning piece.
Tara Mann

Nancy Woolweber

THIS SESSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO BUYERS OF THE 2022 FIBER ARTS SYMPOSIUM
Nancy Woolweber

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