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Workshop: Textile Design: Dreamcatchers

April 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bewitchingly beautiful with a rich cultural history, dreamcatchers are the ultimate home decor item as well as a powerful protective talisman. First made by the Ojibwe people, dreamcatchers were later adopted by many Native American tribes and are seen as a symbol of unity linking the nations. The folklore says that dreamcatchers ensnare  bad dreams and only let the good ones flow through. Students will recieve all supplies for this workshop, but you are welcome to bring in any special stones, knick-knacks or feathers if you want to personalize your dreamcatcher further.

Instructor Savannah Norris is a freelance stylist whom also happens to be one of our new assistant managers here at Homespun: Modern Handmade. An Art Institute of Indianapolis alum, she has done styling work for several local and national theatres, shops, restaurants, and magazines. Not to mention she is just an all around crafty lady with seamstress, illustration, design, carpentry, and palm reading skills. For more information on the instructor and to see her lovely work visit her Instagram page here.

 

FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This workshop is open to ages 21 and up.

 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Free parking is available on weekdays only after 5:30pm and all day on weekends in the lot behind the Trailside Building. Overnight parking is never available. There are also 25 free street spaces along the street behind the Trailside building. Otherwise, metered parking is available along Mass Ave.  Please adhere to posted signage.

 

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

Most supplies and tools are included in the cost of this workshop. Students need to provide at least four balls of yarn in a color or texture coordination that they will weave into their tapestry. You are welcome to bring drinks and snacks if you are the noshy type. This is a private event so feel free to BYOB.

 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

workshops(at)homespunindy.com

 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Please be sure to purchase your tickets for the workshop at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door and any previously sold tickets will be refunded in full. Tickets are otherwise non-refundable unless at least 72 hours notice is given.

Details

Date:
April 11, 2015
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Homespun: Modern Handmade
869 Mass Ave
Indianapolis , IN 46204 United States

Organizer

Homespun: Modern Handmade