Workshops and EVENTS

WE GATHER aims to brings the magic of textiles to everyone. Register for one of our workshops or special events and we'll put the skills directly in your hands. 

If you are planning a private or corporate event and would like WE GATHER to dream up a Creative Workshop Experience for your group, click here and tell us what you’re thinking.

 
 

Shibori Dyeing and the Magic of Color

Tuesday, January 29, 6:30-9:00pm

Join us in the WE GATHER studio for an evening of color magic and transform the bland into the brilliant!

You’ll learn the basics of this magical Japanese method with folding, cinching, and binding techniques, PLUS all of our favorite tips on how to mix a dye bath and experiment with color through immersion dye processes. Get familiar with these low-impact dyes and walk away with your own super soft and cozy multifunctional hand-dyed textile, perfect as a beach blanket, scarf, or table runner. This workshop is perfect for the textile newb or the seasoned pro!

 

Beginner Weaving

Thursday, February 7, 6:30-9pm

Join us for a beginning weaver's eve in the WE GATHER studio!

Learn the basics of handweaving and get a head start on your first woven wall hanging. Perfect for those on the hunt for a new skill, this 2.5-hour workshop covers all you need to know to get weaving on a frame loom. We’ll cover setting up the loom, basic weaving techniques, texture, and finishing methods, all the while experimenting with fun and varied materials.

 You get to take home your very own custom WE GATHER loom kit so the weaving fun never has to end!

 

Wildflower Weaving

Wednesday, February 20, 6:30-8pm

Join us for an evening workshop that combines two of our favorite things: weaving and flowers!

You’ll learn the basic principles of weaving using the WE GATHER Wildflower Weaving Kit, along with a selection of the freshest seasonal florals. Each participant will walk away with a sculptural wildflower wall hanging, a small wooden frame loom, and a newfound sense of calm. All materials are included.

 

Beginner Weaving

Tuesday, March 5, 6:30-9pm

Join us for a beginning weaver's eve in the WE GATHER studio!

Learn the basics of handweaving and get a head start on your first woven wall hanging. Perfect for those on the hunt for a new skill, this 2.5-hour workshop covers all you need to know to get weaving on a frame loom. We’ll cover setting up the loom, basic weaving techniques, texture, and finishing methods, all the while experimenting with fun and varied materials.

 You get to take home your very own custom WE GATHER loom kit so the weaving fun never has to end!

 

Weave a Scarf!

Saturday, March 16, 12-4pm

Join us for a cozy afternoon in the WE GATHER Studio, where you’ll jump right in to the most fun and efficient ways to weave on our studio looms and finish a wearable scarf by the time the afternoon is through.

 
Photo: Kelly Prizel

Photo: Kelly Prizel

BYO Loom: Open Weaving Night!

Thursday, March 28, 6:30-9pm

Join us for a Weaving Party! BYO Loom and jump back in to a current project or start a new one with us. We'll be on hand to introduce you to new techniques, help you troubleshoot your individual hangups, and share our insider weaving tips and tricks. Appropriate for all skill levels, beginner and beyond.