This content is only available to Monthly and Annual Members of the School of SweetGeorgia or students who purchased “Dyeing Intentional Colour” or “Dyeing Complex Colour”.Continue reading "Live Office Hours // November 28, 2019"
Handwoven Shawl Pattern. Weave a 15-hue colour gamp using sock yarn in plain weave. Enjoy the interactions of colour between these fifteen hues of a spectrum and weave your own colour gamp shawl. Work with gradient mini-skein sets or limit your colour selections to just analogous colours. The options are infinite!Continue reading "Colour Gamp Shawl"
This content is only available to Monthly and Annual Members of the School of SweetGeorgia or students who purchased “Dyeing Intentional Colour” or “Dyeing Complex Colour”.Continue reading "Live Office Hours // October 24, 2019"
Handwoven Shawl Pattern. Wrap yourself in a warm, toasty hug of bluefaced leicester wool and silk. This elegant and substantial handwoven shawl hangs beautifully around the shoulders with softness and drape. The colours blend to produce an almost iridescent effect.Continue reading "Hearthstone Shawl"
Plain weave and twill sampler on a 4-shaft loom. Explore the incredible variety of textures, designs, and colour patterns that are possible with just four shafts and four colours! Here we use a DK weight yarn to play with plain weave, simple twills, and basketweave.Continue reading "Startup Sampler"
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Weave a beautifully soft and simple scarf that can be customized through colour. Choose a hand-dyed or handpainted sock yarn for the warp and create your cloth with a variety of colours in the weft to enjoy the colour interactions.Continue reading "Square One Scarf"
Weave a beautifully elegant and silky scarf that can be customized through colour. Choose a range of hand-dyed semi-solid sock yarns for the warp and bring them all together with a single hand-dyed lace yarn.Continue reading "Colour Field Scarf"
There are two different ways to add a “reaction” or “emoji” to a post or thread in the discussion forums. One way is to react to the entire post: At the bottom right-hand corner of each post, there is a heart icon. Rollover the heart icon to reveal the different reactions that you can give […]Continue reading "Adding Reactions to Discussions"
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Thank you so much for your interest in giving the gift of a School of SweetGeorgia membership! Here’s how to get started: Visit the Shop section of the site here https://www.schoolofsweetgeorgia.com/shop/ to see the available membership options. Select the membership option you want to send as a gift (either Monthly, Quarterly, or Annual) and click […]Continue reading "How do I give a Membership as a gift?"
Absolutely. Sometimes, I like to be more carefree with my dyeing sessions as well! The information that I share in this course is about giving you a foundation to understand how colour is created with acid dyes and how you can manipulate the variables to produce the effect you want. Once you know these fundamentals, […]Continue reading "I don’t care to be so precise with my dyeing. Is this for me?"
You’ll need some acid dyes (available from ProChemical & Dye or Dharma Trading Co.), undyed protein-based (like wool or silk) knitting yarns or spinning fibres, and some heating equipment (pots, pans, portable burner or something similar). We have the complete list of tools and supplies available for download to students.Continue reading "What kind of supplies or equipment will I need to take the dyeing classes?"
We would never want you to be unhappy! The best way to see if our School is a good fit for you is to first watch the videos that we have made available through our Free membership option. We have our Colour Play, Epic Cloth, and Designer Process workshops available for free to view. This […]Continue reading "What if I am unhappy with the School?"
Forever! As long as the School of SweetGeorgia is in operation and as long as you have an active membership subscription, our content will be available to you. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to our course library for as long as you like — across any and all devices you own.Continue reading "How long do I have access to the course?"
Our entire course library is available as soon as you sign up. All our course and workshop content is completely self-paced – you decide when you start and when you finish. Work at your own pace, whenever and wherever you have time.Continue reading "Do the courses have a start or end date?"
The School of SweetGeorgia offers our All-Access membership plan on a Monthly or Annual basis. If you sign up for a Monthly plan, you’ll be billed once a month on the date that you originally signed up. For the Annual plan, you’ll be billed once a year on the date you originally signed up. You […]Continue reading "What are the Membership options?"
The School of SweetGeorgia All-Access membership is a month-to-month or annual subscription that begins on the date you sign up. The All-Access membership allows members to access and watch all of our education content. More tutorials, workshops, and courses are added on a regular basis. Your membership can be paused or cancelled online at anytime.Continue reading "What is the School of SweetGeorgia?"
To access your member account area, simply click on the avatar icon in the top right-hand corner of the site. Profile Here you can change your Profile Photo for the main website and add a Cover Image if you like. You can also edit your profile to include your birthdate, country, city, and the crafts […]Continue reading "How do I manage my membership?"
To cancel your School of SweetGeorgia membership subscription, please log into your account at https://www.schoolofsweetgeorgia.com/login/ on a computer and follow the steps below. If you are subscribed using a credit card: Go to your “Membership” page by rolling over the avatar icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen. Click “Subscriptions” to see all […]Continue reading "How do I cancel my membership?"
https://vimeo.com/356512360 We wanted to welcome you guys officially welcome you guys to the Carolina Waves mystery knit along. We just started this week and people had been getting their "Clue Ones" and casting on and all of this kind of stuff and I wanted to connect with you guys to get you guys i We […]Continue reading "Joining the Community for the Carolina Waves MKAL"
We talked about dyeing full skeins from samples, switching dye brands, dyeing very pale pastels, re-skeining yarns for photography, and developing style and aesthetics when it comes to photographing your hand-dyed yarnsContinue reading "Live Office Hours // April 24, 2019"
In this Crafternoon session, we talked about seasonal colour, finding and modifying light sources for photograph, and I did a little weaving on my big mohair blanket project!Continue reading "Crafternoon Live // November 16, 2018"
https://vimeo.com/294874956 In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a warping board to use in a handwoven blanket. If you have any questions about winding a warp on a warping board, feel free to ask here in the forums » In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a […]Continue reading "Winding a Warp"
This the lecture portion of the dyeing workshop that I hosted at the SweetGeorgia Studios for Knit City 2018 on October 1, 2018.Continue reading "Creating Complex Colourways // October 1, 2018 at Knit City 2018"
Using a spin cycle of a washing machine to remove excess water, finding the most efficient way to wind mini-skeins, and dyeing very light colours on spinning fibre.Continue reading "Live Office Hours // September 2018"
During this Crafternoon, we did a spindle spinning demonstration showing drafting, plying, and how to wind onto the spindle shaft. We also started spinning a handpainted colourway using the fractal spinning colour technique.Continue reading "Crafternoon Live // September 14, 2018"
Measuring the angle of twist in your yarn is a wonderful way to ensure consistency in your handspun yarns. Download our twist gauge here to measure the twist in your singles and plied yarns.Continue reading "Twist Gauge"