Sievers School of Fiber Arts began its 38th season teaching classes in weaving, knitting, spinning, quilting, basketry, surface design, beadwork, book and paper arts, dyeing, wearables and more on June 3. Classes in session now are Batik, taught by Mary Jo Scandin and Thom Scott, and Beginning Weaving with Nancy Adams. A total of 40 classes are offered for adults from June through October, taught by professional instructors/fiber artists. Class lengths vary from two to seven days and most are geared for all levels. Pre-registration is required. Dormitory housing is available on site.
The Sievers Shop, located in an 1890-built schoolhouse, is open from 10 am – 5 pm daily. The shop features original fiber arts and fine crafts handmade by the students and teachers of Sievers School including baskets, handwoven items, home accessories, jewelry and wearables along with quality knitting and weaving yarns, a full range of fiber art related books, selected sewing and knitting notions, fabric and other fiber arts supplies.
Sievers School of Fiber Arts is located at 986 Jackson Harbor Road on Washington Island. For more information, visit sieversschool.com or call 920.847.2264.