“Natural Plant-Dyeing on Textiles”

Saturday, October 14th, 9am-5:30pm.

Stony Creek Town Hall (52 Hadley Rd.)

Students will learn the steps of dyeing textiles with local plants and take home a finished, naturally plant-dyed, silk decorative pillow cover, as well as additional plant-dyed textile samples.

Reservation required, please call 518-696-5911. Materials fee is $25 and must be received by the library by October 9. 

Class limit is 8 students, ages 13 years and up. First come, first serve. Please bring a lunch for the one hour break.

Instructor Jeanne Noordsy received her B.A. in Fine Arts, Studio from St. Lawrence University in 1983. She spent the remainder of the 1980s in Taos, NM where she apprenticed with area weavers and natural dyers, learning the ancient process of using locally-found and traditional dye plants to color threads for weaving.

This event is made possible in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program administered locally by Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.

 

 

Fall In the Creek!

Fall in Creek logo copy (1)Coming Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.! The library is sponsoring a fall festival that will feature The Puppet People (12:30 & 2:30 pm) free live music, kids activities, pumpkin painting, live animal demonstrations concessions, bounce houses, and more! 

Still Room for Quillers

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Quilling- Learn a New Unique Craft at the Stony Creek Library
Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip and these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, and various ornamental patterns similar to ironwork.
Come learn this unique art form at the Stony Creek Library, on Saturday, September 19 from 10am to Noon. In this class, participants will take home a finished piece along with supplies to take home. Cost is $15 and all supplies are included. Class size is limited to just 9 people. Sign-up by calling the Stony Creek Library at 696-5911 or email pjarvis-weber@sals.edu.
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