February 23–25, 2022 ∙ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$100 ∙ Call 865-436-5860 To Register
With Jacquard acid dyes, transform white wool into beautiful and unique hand painted roving using a spontaneous dying process. Students learn different techniques to prepare the fiber for spinning. You will learn to spin your own yarn on the spinning wheel. Beginners to intermediate spinners are encouraged and no fiber knowledge is required. Students will leave class with 2-3+ skeins of finished yarn ready for any project!
Instructor ∙ Elizabeth Belz
Elizabeth Belz is a blacksmith, educator and the owner of Black Widow Forge, LLC. She was the blacksmithing apprentice at the Metal Museum in Memphis, TN for two years where she trained under master metalsmith Jim Masterson. Elizabeth was a craft education intern at North House Folk School, Grand Marais in 2016, and a resident artist with the Science Museum of Minnesota in 2017. Belz has exhibited her work, competed and taught blacksmithing throughout the United States and internationally. She is currently an Arrowmont 2021-22 Artist-in-Residence.