Sievers School of Fiber Arts begins their 35th season with classes in weaving, knitting, spinning, quilting, basketry, surface design, beadwork, book and paper arts, dyeing and felting on May 17. The first class of the season is Navajo Rug Weaving, scheduled for May 17 – 24 and taught by Betty Glynn Carlson of Lindstrom, Minnesota.
A total of 52 classes are offered, from May through October, taught by professional instructors/fiber artists. Class lengths vary from two days to seven days. Dormitory housing is available on site.
The Sievers Shop, located in an 1895-built schoolhouse, also opens for the season, 10 am – 5 pm daily, on May 17. The shop features original fiber arts and fine crafts handmade by the students and teachers of Sievers School.
Sievers School of Fiber Arts is located at 986 Jackson Harbor Road on Washington Island. For more information visit http://www.sieversschool.com or call 920.847.2264.