Events at Slowfiber

Doll Making Workshop at Slowfiber: Create Your Alter Ego


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...

Yarn Junkies: Knit, Crochet, Spin at Slowfiber


Slowfiber invites all of you yarn junkies to join us on the third Wednesday of each month at 5pm for this free get-together. Register on our website as space is limited. Let's eat, crochet, knit and spin together! We can enjoy a snack potluck while we work - bring something to share. Ages 16 and older only.

Knitters' Tool Box at 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


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.

Your Story Through Stitch: Improvisational Embroidery with Nancy Walter at 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


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.

Intuitive Design and Slow Stitching Workshop at Slowfiber


Slowfiber presents a workshop led by Erin Lee Gafill entitled Coming Home with Needle and Thread, Intuitive Design & Slow Stitching . Please register on the Slowfiber website . Fee is $70.

Join us for a morning of slow-stitching through the eyes of renowned painter Erin Lee Gafill. Bringing your own textiles (heirloom, personal and family fabric, clothes, scrap, etc.) to stitch together into one art-textile.