Posts Tagged: Lillstreet Textiles department

Happy Spring Session!

Hello Textiles Department! Our Spring session has officially begun! Classes start this week and open studio will begin on Monday, April 9th. Please remember that there are frequently workshops or private events in the studio, so it’s always a good idea to check here on the blog before you head in. See you in the… Read more »

Open Studio Closures!

Hi All! We’ve got a couple of changes to open studio coming up in the next couple of weeks. Please review these and make sure to plan accordingly. Thanks! Saturday, March 10th. Open Studio in the Print Room will start at 3:30pm due to a make-up class scheduled in the space. Open Studio in the… Read more »

#LillstreetHoopDreams

Hey Everyone!! So, as some of you might have seen, I’m currently curating a show for the Lillstreet Gallery that’s all about embroidery and… Instagram. That’s right! Embroidery and Instagram might not seem like they have that much in common but I’ve actually found that their overlaps are very interesting. In order to explain my… Read more »

Rachel Davis at the Half-Way Point

(Rachel Davis, is officially half way through her residency for the Lillstreet Textiles Department! Here are some of her thoughts about the past six months and a little look into what she’s been working on.) Pollen, Leaves, Seeds and Trees There are many wonderful upsides to being an Artist-in-Residence at Lillstreet Art Center (LAC). In… Read more »

Fabric is Paint with Visiting Artist Pam Collins

So, maybe you’re wondering exactly what is this class that is going to happen on Sunday, December 3?  Yes, the class entitled “Fabric is Paint”. I am Pam Collins, the artist who will traveling from Central Minnesota to teach the class. In this very fun class you will cut or tear fabric and use zippers… Read more »

Welcome Rachel Davis, New Textiles Department Artist in Residence!

Rachel Davis, Artist-in-Residence Nearly two months have passed since I began my artist-in-residence in the Textiles department. In that time, I’ve been making leaf inspired forms with cloth: quilting, cutting, and using embroidery to embellish these new pieces. I focus on color and pattern when combining textiles, dyeing fabrics when necessary. I enjoy this new,… Read more »

Summer Session II: Class and Open Studio Schedule

Hello Lovely Textiles Department Community! Tomorrow is the start of Summer Session II classes and open studio. This schedule is subject to tweaks over the next week or so: please make sure to check back here for the most recent updates before heading in to the studio. See ya soon! -Nora

Spring Session II Open Studio Schedule

5/12/17: Insert gif of me eating my hat. Sorry, Thursday night First Time Sewing- I didn’t mean to forget you! 5/10/17: OKAY, LAST CHANGE, I SWEAR. No open studio in the sewing room on Friday night’s ’cause we’re makin’ bras, baby. And Frame Loom Weaving is now from 2-5pm on Sunday afternoons in the Print… Read more »