Sievers Starts 40th Season

Sievers School of Fiber Arts begins its 40th season May 26 teaching classes in weaving, knitting, spinning, quilting, basketry, surface design, beadwork, book and paper arts, dyeing, wearables and more. Sievers welcomes all levels of adult students to spend uninterrupted time learning from knowledgeable and encouraging instructors in a tranquil setting, surrounded by natural beauty. There are 37 classes offered from May through October.

The Sievers Shop, located in an 1890-built schoolhouse, is open to the public from 10 am to 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, sewing and knitting notions, fabric and other fiber arts supplies.

From Sept. 27-29, the 20th Sievers Gathering includes workshops in Bead Embroidery Basics and Beginning Splint-Woven Basketry, vendors, a fiber arts garage sale, demonstrations and more.

Sievers School of Fiber Arts is located at 986 Jackson Harbor Road on Washington Island. For more information visit or call 920.847.2264.

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