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Spring Class Schedule is here! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Overdye Saturdays in April 7, May 5, June 2 – 11 am to 3 pm. Free with donation to Great Steppe Fiber Project! Bring your tired old unloved skeins! With your input we’ll do our best to make them beautiful and fresh again. Donation to Great Steppe Fiber Project is appreciated. “Doodle Cakes” – AprilContinue reading “Spring Class Schedule is here! Email email@example.com to register.”
Remember we’re at the Madrona Fiber Arts Retreat in Tacoma this weekend! Thursday 2/15 through Sunday 2/18! The Studio is closed so come see us in Tacoma!
Changes at the Studio
In November here in Olympia we said goodbye to a Knitting hub and institution, local yarn and fabric store Canvas Works. This past year has seen many long established yarn stores close, sometimes due to financial stress after a long slog through the recession, and sometimes due to life changes for the owners. Canvas WorksContinue reading “Changes at the Studio”
Mushroom Dye Workshop at the Studio!
Alissa Allen, experienced mushroom dyer and instructor is coming to teach! Join us on October 29 at the Jorstad Creek Dye Studio for a day of instruction on the collection, preparation, and use of mushrooms to dye yarn and fabric. This full day class will show you the techniques and provide skills you can buildContinue reading “Mushroom Dye Workshop at the Studio!”
News from Jorstad Creek
Speckled yarns were big this past winter and knitters love them. Once you’ve nestled beautiful speckled skeins into your stash, what to do with them? They’re not exactly hand painted variagated, and they are not a gradient yarn by any means. The little pops of color create are stunning in the yarn but how toContinue reading “News from Jorstad Creek”
Madrona Fiber Arts Feb16-19 – Winter Classes at the Studio
Every year we begin preparations for Madrona a little earlier hoping that when the day arrives to bring our lovelies to the Hotel Murano to set up our booth that our display will be the best ever. Every year customers come back and we renew our friendships and make new ones with fellow fiber enthusiasts. IContinue reading “Madrona Fiber Arts Feb16-19 – Winter Classes at the Studio”
Is Fall Here or What?
Overdye Saturday was moved to the second Saturday!! Let’s do this on September 10! We love it so much we don’t want to supplant it with other stuff like holidays and even our lovely Harbor Days event! This coming Saturday we will get the dye pots bubbling. Bring us your tired, your unloved skeins and weContinue reading “Is Fall Here or What?”
Free Newborn Hat Pattern for Click-For-Babies Project
CLICKOlympia Harbor Days rolls around at the end of summer each year here in Thurston County. We work and plan for it all year by taking donations from our Overdye Saturday customers towards the purchase of yarn and bags to make our free kits. Then we share booth space with the local Zonta Club andContinue reading “Free Newborn Hat Pattern for Click-For-Babies Project”
Overdye Saturday 7/9/2016
Overdye Saturday Usually takes place every first Saturday of the month but this month it’s on Saturday the 9th 11am-6pm! We upcycle your ugly or boring yarn. Bring in your wool or wool blend yarn and we will over dye it for you into a yarn color you will love! We will walk you through how the dye processes works then youContinue reading “Overdye Saturday 7/9/2016”