Trad Arts Studio is Slater Mill’s initiative in fiber, textile, and maker arts.
Trad Arts Studio is a place for public engagement and place-based presentations in fiber arts, folk craft and performance, convening of fiber art guild members, textile artists, and regional practitioners.
Classes and workshops, innovation showcases, designer salons and trunk shows, making and domestic arts hosted by Trad Arts Studio.
What better setting than the birthplace of the American textile industry, where anyone may enjoy these activities and engage in practices that hearken back to the early days of cottage industry.
Trad Arts Studio, 2016 – 2017:
TAS SPRING 2016 CLASSES:
Email info (at) slatermill (dot) org for enrollment form.
Chair Caning, with Steve Emma
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Session #1: April 6 – May 11 / Session #2: May 18 – June 22
Handweaving, with Suzi Ballenger (SOLD OUT for spring!)
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
10-week session: April 20 – June 22
The Art of Shibori & Innovations in Fiber
with Saberah Malik
Two intensive 3-day workshops, presented in partnership with Art League of Rhode Island
April 19 – 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
April 26 – 28, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Weekend Knitting from Knitting Weekend at Slater Mill, is our exclusive e-book available on Ravelry.com. Five designer patterns inspired by the birthplace of American industry, created by Thea Colman, Amy Christoffers, Bristol Ivy, Alicia Plummer, and Ellen Mason. Proceeds benefit the Old Slater Mill Association. CLICK HERE to purchase on Ravelry.com
9th Annual KNITTING WEEKEND is January 13 – 15, 2017. This very popular annual event pairs nationally-known fiber arts professionals with knitting enthusiasts, with a goal of enriching individual practice. Master classes with artists, Friday evening designer salon and triple trunk show, Lunch with the Artists, and the FREE Fiber Art Marketplace on Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in historic 1793 Slater Mill, the birthplace of the American textile industry.
We thank our sponsors: Phyllis Kimball Johnstone & H. Earle Kimball Foundation