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Slowfiber

Location
517A Hartnell St
Monterey, CA 93940
831-901-3168
Hours

Wednesday - Friday, 10am-5pm

Slowfiber is a retail store and education hub that offers new and pre-owned tools, notions, cloth, and yarn plus classes, mendbars, and social gatherings. We buy, sell, and trade fabrics and natural fiber yarns!

Slowfiber started as an exploration in sustainable fashion construction and preservation in 2017 and evolved into a source for cloth, yarn, tools, and notions from new, up-cycled, pre-owned, recycled, historic, organic, salvaged, mill end, hand sewn, hand spun, hand knit, hand dyed, and fairly traded quality textile sources.

Learn textile skills with one of Slowfiber's instructors so you can mend or embellish what you already own. Beginning craftspeople can learn to knit, crochet, quilt, and machine or hand stitch, while intermediate and advanced makers can hone their skills and enjoy socializing with fellow enthusiasts. We are a community of people who love to create and share.

Location

Slowfiber
517A Hartnell St
Monterey, CA 93940
831-901-3168

Upcoming Events

  • Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

     
    5/28/22
     
    $10
     
    Slowfiber

    Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

  • Your Story Through Stitch: Improvisational Embroidery with Nancy Walter at Slowfiber

     
    6/3/22
     
    $125
     
    Slowfiber

    Slowfiber presents a full-day workshop entitled Your Story Through Stitch, Improvisational Embroidery , taught by intuitive maker Nancy Walter of Encinitas. Fee is $125. Please register online.

    Inspired by each of your personal stories and collected materials, Nancy will guide you through her improvised creative process. This free-spirited practice focuses on listening to the inner voice while silently observing and letting the materials do the work for you.

  • Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share: Monthly Meet-Up at Slowfiber

     
    6/8/22
     
    free
     
    Slowfiber

    Slowfiber hosts Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share , a free meet-up on the second Wednesday of every month, 11:30am-2:30pm. Please register on our website.

    Join us while we stitch side-by-side and discuss our relationship to, our history with, and our practice in textiles. Whether you are a collector or just an appreciator, as long as you stitch you are welcome - slow stitch, cross stitch, embroider, quilt, whatever.

  • Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

     
    6/11/22
     
    $10
     
    Slowfiber

    Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

  • Mend Bar at Slowfiber

     
    6/18/22
     
    $10
     
    Slowfiber

    Join Slowfiber at our Mend Bar on the third Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. Fee is $10. Please register in advance.

    We all have a mending pile. Maybe we either don't have the right colored thread or we lost the button or needles, or maybe our skills are rusty or non-existent. Hope is here! Slowfiber has it all and it's included in the price. We'll talk and work together - doing a chore has never been sew fun.

  • Doll Making Workshop at Slowfiber: Create Your Alter Ego

     
    7/8/22
     
    $60
     
    Slowfiber

    Have you ever googled doll making or self-portrait dolls? An endless menagerie of possibilities is what you will find! In this workshop at Slowfiber on July 8, 9am-3pm, we'll explore the ideas around a possible alternative "you" in the form...